From Telco to Techco: A Transformation Journey of Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison in Empowering Indonesia

29 September 2023

Indonesia is the fourth most populous country in the world, with a land mass comparable to Europe. As such, capex intensity is high compared to other parts of the world. However, you must invest to grow the market. For telcos, it’s about being in the right place at the right time; and right now, there is a huge potential for growth in the country. Back in 2020, COVID-19 brought with it a silver lining; remote working, healthcare and education highlighted the importance of telecommunications. It’s up to us how we build on this opportunity.

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Tirupati goes smart

07 September 2023

NEC Corporation India has launched the latest smart city project in Tirupati, India, for Tirupati Smart City Corporation Limited.

Under this project, NEC India is implementing ICT solutions throughout the city and setting up a City Operations Centre (COC) in Tirupati.

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India: new policies for security

23 August 2023

Several policy initiatives have been announced by India’s electronics and information technology minister Ashwini Vaishnaw focusing on improving the reach of IT and the issues of SIM card security and bulk connections.

The announcement concerns cabinet approval for the extension of the Digital India scheme for a period of five years till 2025-26. This involves an outlay of some 149 billion rupees.

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IoT spending to grow 11% this year

02 August 2023

The IDC has forecast spending and investment in the IoT sector to achieve double-digit growth this year, driven by increasing demand for remote operations, supply chain efficiency and a widening digital footprint.

The organisation expects spending on IoT to grow 11% to $277.5 billion along with predicting investments to grow a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11.7% between 2023-2027 to $435 billion.

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