Balitower opts for new IP routing from Nokia

15 February 2024

Balitower has contracted Nokia to provide a new IP routing solution to boost capacity and improve operational efficiency of its IP network.

Balitower will deploy energy-efficient routing in Jakarta, Bali, and Singapore, enabling it to better meet growing demand for network capacity more sustainably. The solution includes Nokia’s 7750 service router, deep packet inspection (DPI), carrier grade network address translation (CGNAT) and internet routers. The deployment also includes Nokia’s Network Services Platform (NSP) as well as deployment and care support to Balitower.

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Orange Business and Tēnaka join forces to protect Malaysia’s coral reef

31 January 2024

Orange Business and Tēnaka, a social business that works to restore and protect marine ecosystems worldwide, have partnered to scale the coral reef restoration in a Marine Protected Area of the Coral Triangle in Malaysia.

Tēnaka’s coral reef restoration helps protect and preserve critically important and endangered wildlife while supporting the economic independence of coastal communities in terms of food security and employment linked to tourism and fisheries.

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Jio ponders Sri Lanka Telecom stake

25 January 2024

Jio Platforms has expressed interest in acquiring the government stake in Sri Lanka Telecom PLC.

Due to the weak financial situation of the government as well as the telecom operator, Sri Lanka is looking to aggressively privatise state-owned companies to help generate jobs and improve the economy gradually. Jio Platforms, expected to go independent with an IPO (Initial Public Offer) shortly, is looking to invest in an international telecom company.

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Converge ICT Solutions and DITO Telecommunity sign infrastructure sharing agreement

24 January 2024

Converge ICT Solutions and DITO Telecommunity have signed a master facilities provisioning agreement (MFPA) to share select terrestrial and submarine fibre-optic cable assets.

The network-sharing agreement is part of a broader effort to enhance Converge’s fibre services and fortify DITO’s mobile services by enabling lower downtime, faster throughput, and more reliable connectivity.

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