29 March 2023
HGC Global Communications Limited (HGC) has announced the launch of a new Internet Exchange in Manila, the Philippines.
The new Internet Exchange was officially announced and celebrated during the 10th anniversary festivities of AMS-IX Hong Kong, in the presence of the consul general of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Hong Kong and Macao and representative from the office of the communications authority.
The strategic partnership between HGC and AMS-IX aims to enhance the quality of internet all over the world. AMS-IX is one of the world’s largest peering hubs. Their peering expertise complements HGC’s extensive global network and digital infrastructure, which results in a partnership that can bridge the West and the East. Over the years, HGC and AMS-IX have successfully launched and fostered four IX’s in Hong Kong, Singapore, Chicago, and Bay Area, with AMS-IX Bangkok to go live later this year.Find out more
17 March 2023
Malaysian content and entertainment company Astro has chosen Airties to deliver a portfolio of smart Wi-Fi software and services to support broadband subscribers across its fibre footprint.
Serving 5.6 million homes, or 72% of Malaysian TV households, Astro offers content bundles and a standalone fibre broadband service as an internet service provider, with speeds of up to 800Mbps and the latest Wi-Fi 6 technology.
Astro has deployed Airties' Smart Wi-Fi SaaS offering, which includes Airties Edge smart Wi-Fi software for gateways; Airties Cloud, a cloud-based SaaS management platform; and a customized version of Airties' companion Vision app, called the Astro Fibre App.Find out more
07 March 2023
In the aftermath of a natural disaster such as an earthquake, flood or other event, one of the greatest challenges for aid agencies and responders is accessing reliable and robust communication on the ground.
Throughout history, land mobile radio (LMR) technology has provided the most resilient and reliable form of communication. Major events often cause traditional cellular networks to become damaged or unavailable, but LMR networks provide exceptional coverage, are hardened and are highly secure.Find out more
15 February 2023
RailTel, a PSU (Public Sector Undertaking or government-owned establishment) under the Ministry of Railways, was the recent winner of a State Bank of India (SBI) order to provide LTE connectivity for many of its ATMs.
The contract was won through a competitive bidding process and is valued at 2.5 billion rupees. RailTel will provide LTE connectivity to 15,000 offsite SBI ATMs spread across India. The project also involves the operation and maintenance of the entire network for five years, along with the establishment of a network operations centre, backhaul connectivity to SBI’s data centre and disaster recovery centre, a live dashboard for SLA monitoring and a 24X7 helpdesk.Find out more