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Q&A

22 December 2021

Eugina Jordan, vice president marketing Parallel Wireless

Eugina Jordan, vice president marketing Parallel Wireless

What was your big career break?
Let me tell you. It happened when Starent’s CEO Ashraf Dahod gave me an opportunity. The story goes like this …

At the age of 37, newly single, with a new mortgage, & a 2-year old son counting on me to provide for him, I realized that as an EA, I had little opportunity to advance.

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5G: towers and tech

5G: the towers and the technology

22 December 2021

5G is finally starting to gain traction after a stop-start 18 months. Robert Shepherd asks the experts about the towers and technology that facilitate its delivery against the backdrop of an unrelenting pandemic

Thanks to the Covid-19 global pandemic, supply chain disruptions, cost concerns and infrastructure sharing understandably slowed tower and small cell growth in 2020 around the world. As a result, projections and plans for 5G infrastructure and integration had to be adapted and re-evaluated across Asia-Pacific.

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Q&A

08 October 2021

Koh Cheng Soi Business Development Manager Asia Region, Sepura Ltd.

Koh Cheng Soi Business Development Manager Asia Region, Sepura Ltd.

What was your big career break?
The experience gained as a Signals Officer in the Malaysian Army has given me an excellent technical understanding of radio communications and a deep understanding of the user community’s requirements and security concerns.

Since moving to the other side of the business by leading on Sepura’s sales efforts in the Asia region, I have been able to translate these skills into the commercial world. We have spent a considerable time building our knowledge and experience of the Asian Metro community and have taken this knowledge of mission critical requirements to support users here.

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Sensor to satellite sows new IoT seeds for agriculture

08 October 2021

Alastair Williamson, CEO at Wyld Networks looks at why agriculture is turning to the IoT for help and the role of satellite comms

According to a recent UN report on the State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World, between 720 and 811 million people in the world went hungry in 2020. Using a different indicator that tracks year-round access to adequate food, the UN says that nearly 2.37 billion people - or 30% of the global population lacked access to adequate food in 2020 – a rise of 320 million in just one year.

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