Ushering in new models, new capabilities and new challenges, by Anil Krishnan, senior vice president, market unit at Comviva

08 October 2021

With advanced 5G deployments in the pipeline, people have many questions about 5G as a technology, its applications, and different use cases, and how is it going to impact the connected lives once it is rolled out. Well, one thing is for sure that 5G is going to be transformational. 

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Next generation mission critical services are being defined now – it’s time to take part

06 October 2021

An analysis by the Global Certification Forum (GCF) has revealed that the rate of adoption of 5G technology in mobile devices is significantly outpacing the rate at which 4G LTE was adopted in its early years. GCF is a non-profit, global, membership driven organisation. 

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Security on the 5G, 4G and 3G environments, a powerful weapon against fraud:

06 October 2021

Alvaro Sanchez

Alvaro Sanchez

Government and military forces around the globe make use of ubiquitous civil GSM networks are being jeopardized when carrying out special missions, as well as individual citizens with fraudulent cell towers, security infrastructures to prevent missions failures are becoming essential to the military sector, not only in Asia but also around the world.

The most common problem with these types of fraudulent cell towers is that they can intercept and spoof messages and calls, so personnel privacy and mission operations can be compromised. These kinds of events typically occur in frontiers between countries or strategic areas, especially choke points, such as airports, ports, where hacking activities are intense over one of the most accessible devices, soldier’s cellphones/smartphones, which have an important role as they have personal information about soldiers and might have official statements. Moreover, these devices can act as a bridge between the pirates and the ships, where security systems are a weapon able to be hacked.

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USOs - key to the digital divide

04 October 2021

GVF’s most recent geographical focus on Asia came with SatelliteAsia 2021, an anchor event of what is now called AsiaTechX 2021 (formerly known as ConnecTechAsia). GVF provided virtual conference content in the form of a short series of webinars exploring three important current themes, as listed below. 

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