Cambodia: MekongNet and IPification deliver mobile authentication

07 April 2022

Cambodian ISP and A2P messaging aggregator MekongNet joined forces with mobile identity solutions provider IPification to provide seamless mobile data authentication services in Cambodia.

The former is offering the full suite of IPification mobile identity solutions under its Mobile Da-ta Authentication service. These include fraud prevention services such as SIM swap detection and device change detection, as well as faster user acquisition and QR code login processes.

IPification provides mobile IP address-based authentication and identity solutions which allow users to confirm their identity via a mobile ID key consisting of their IP address, phone number, and device data. The firm’s collaboration with MekongNet will drive the deployment and adop-tion rate of this service by enterprises in Cambodia.

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Dialog becomes ‘first in south Asia to trial 5G SA’

06 April 2022

Dialog Axiata, Sri Lanka’s largest mobile network operator (MNO), claimed it has become the first company in South Asia to successfully trial the most advanced 5G Standalone (5G SA) network.

The MNO said that with this successful 5G SA trial the island nation’s connectivity provider further advanced the nation’s 5G journey and would enable more advanced use cases that required 5G SA support.

According to a press release, 5G SA can bring more advanced features in 5G, which enable use cases such as autonomous driving and enhanced real-time immersive services. “It will open up innumerable next-generation opportunities for enterprises and bring forth the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) that will catalyse ground-breaking innovations,” it said.

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PLDT ‘leads digital integration’ in Asia

21 December 2021

PLDT, the Philippines’ largest fully integrated telecommunications company leads digital inclusion among Asian telcos, according to the latest Digital Inclusion Benchmark conducted by the World Benchmarking Alliance (WBA).

The company ranked 12th out of 150, joining global blue-chip businesses like Apple, Cisco, Samsung and Alphabet in the Top 15.

While being the sixth telco following Telefonica, Orange, Telstra, Deutsche Telekom and Telia, PLDT is the top ranked telco from Asia (excluding China) and the highest-ranking company headquartered in a developing nation.

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Axiata on its direct carrier billing platform

20 December 2021

Bangladeshi mobile operator Robi Axiata has been added to mobile technology company Fortumo’s payments platform.

Merchants using the latter platform can now collect payments from more than 52 million Robi and Airtel subscribers through direct carrier billing.

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