TM, Cisco to provide private 5G network to enterprises

14 July 2022

Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) has signed two collaboration agreements with Cisco to partner in projects for 5G innovation and the digital acceleration of small and medium enterprises (SMEs).

The deal is part of Cisco’s Country Digital Acceleration (CDA) programme, which is a strategic partnership with governments worldwide to accelerate their national digitalisation agendas.

“The programme taps on the power of private and public partnerships across a variety of sectors, including national infrastructure, education, and smart businesses and communities, to bring digital solutions to national challenges,” Cisco said in a statement.

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Cambodia delays launch of national internet gateway

06 April 2022

The government of Cambodia has pushed back the implementation of its planned National Internet Gateway (NIG), which was due to launch in February.

Speaking to Nikkei Asia, Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications (MPTC) spokesman So Visothy said that the gateway’s launch had been delayed “due to the disruption caused by the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic.”

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Intelsat expands FlexMaritime service across Indian waters

20 December 2021

Integrated satellite and terrestrial network operator Intelsat is expanding its FlexMaritime service to reach vessels traveling in Indian territorial waters.

The expansion, which gives Indian-registered vessels access to Intelsat’s high throughput maritime network, will take place after Intelsat commences operations at a new gateway in Noida, India with its regional partner, Cloudcast.

It expects service in India’s waters to become available at the beginning of 2022 through various regional solutions partners.

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Semtech, Everynet and Telkom Indonesia to provide LoRaWAN-based insulated vaccine carrier

17 December 2021

US-based Semtech and internet of things (IoT) network provider Everynet have teamed up with Telkom Indonesia to track and monitor Covid-19 vaccine temperature.

The insulated vaccine carrier is designed to decrease waste, improve customer confidence and increase inoculation rates via a LoRaWan. As vaccines must be stored at specific temperatures to maintain their efficacy, the insulated vaccine carrier offers an end-to-end system that gathers a continuous and consistent data stream in real time.

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