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5G is about to be real (Bangkok Post)
After years of hype, hope and techno-futuristic promises, Thailand will finally see the beginnings of the fifth generation of wireless broadband as the nation's telecoms bet big on 5G. On Feb...
Russia offers to help Myanmar with digital legislation, e-govt (Myanmar Times)
Russia on Wednesday offered to support Myanmar on the digital front, with proposals to help the country draft its first cyber security law, build e-government platforms and develop smart cities. U...
Indonesia ready for greater cooperation with Singapore across industries: President Joko Widodo (CNA)
Indonesia currently has plans to build its longest sea bridge, connecting the islands of Batam and Bintan which are located near Singapore. The bridge will span seven kilometres with construction expected to...
Thaicom angling for 5G satellite cash cow (Bangkok Post)
Thaicom, the country's sole satellite service provider, is vying to cash in on 5G by providing broadband satellite capacity to the three major telecom operators to create a new revenue...
MARii opens first satellite in Sabah (Borneo Post)
MARii’s first centre outside of the Klang Valley opened in Kota Kinabalu yesterday, its first ever under the MARii Satellite network, to allow for more extensive reach for technology adoption...
BRI: Advancing People's Economy with Innovation & Technology (CNBC Indonesia)
Data from the National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas) and the Central Statistics Agency (BPS) say there are 59 million MSMEs in Indonesia, equivalent to one-fifth of Indonesia's total population of...
The Key to TRUE Global Connectivity?
In Thailand, around 58% of the population have internet access. Most of the population that do not have internet access live in rural areas. New satellite technology may be the solution...
China launches seven small satellites for Internet of Things (IoT Business News)
The ladybeetle series will be used to test a closed-loop system for the Internet of Things (IOT), which includes satellites, cloud computing platforms, ground control stations and terminals, said Peng Yuanyuan,...
Aquaculture tech startup Umitron snags US$2m funding for Peru project (The Business Times)
AQUACULTURE tech startup Umitron, together with its Peru partner Abaco and its subsidiary Piscis, has been approved for a US$2 million project funding to improve aquaculture productivity in Lake Titicaca, Peru. This...
ST Engineering's Electronics arm bagged contracts worth $435m in Q3 (Singapore Business Review)
ST Engineering’s Electronics arm secured contracts which totaled $435m in Q3, an announcement revealed. Said contracts won revolved around mobility, satellite communications, Internet of Things (IoT), and cybersecurity, as well...
Fulfilling Vietnam's Digital Ambition
Vietnam is at cusp of the next leap forward and how well it does will be dependent on its ability to navigate the new digital landscape.
The Power of Satellite Communication in IoT World
A study by Gartner predicted 25 billion interconnected devices will exist by 2020 - it is no surprise that IoT (Internet of Things) is no longer a mere buzzword but our...