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IBM sites regional strategic cybersecurity hub in India

IBM sites regional strategic cybersecurity hub in India

Leading business services provider IBM has announced a multi-million dollar investment in its resources to help businesses prepare for and manage the growing threat of cyberattacks to organisations across the Asia Pacific (APAC) region – including new facilities in India.

5G pilots on the way, says Kenyan regulator

5G pilots on the way, says Kenyan regulator

In a statement to journalists earlier this week, Matano Ndaro, the director of licensing, compliance and standards at the Communications Authority of Kenya, has announced that 5G is coming to the country in 2022.

Philippines’ PLDT confirms 100MW data centre plans

Philippines’ PLDT confirms 100MW data centre plans

PLDT, one of the Philippines' major telecommunications providers, has said it is to develop a 100MW data centre in Santa Rosa, in the Laguna province of the Philippines, which is situated southeast of Metro Manila. The purpose-built facility will be constructed through PLDT’s ICT arm ePLDT.

Brazilian villages get LTE via Hughes satellite service

Brazilian villages get LTE via Hughes satellite service

Further evidence of the continuing importance of satellites in extending the reach of mobile services come from Brazil where satcoms equipment and services giant Hughes has announced the successful three-month pilot of what it calls a new Community LTE service in five villages

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Anatel clears Oi Movel spectrum transfer

Anatel clears Oi Movel spectrum transfer

Brazilian operators Claro Brasil, Telefonica Brasil (Vivo) and TIM Brasil are set to take control of the spectrum licences currently held by Oi Movel, after the country’s National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) granted approval for the transfer.

Jio and SES join forces to improve satcoms in India

Jio and SES join forces to improve satcoms in India

Indian digital service provider Jio Platforms and SES, a global satellite-based content connectivity solutions provider, are the latest companies to target the Indian satellite communications market with the formation of a joint venture called Jio Space Technology Limited.

Mexico’s Telcel cleared to roll out 5G

Mexico’s Telcel cleared to roll out 5G

Telecommunications giant America Movil has indicated that its rollout of 5G in Mexico may happen this year after a significant ruling from the country’s regulator the Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT).

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