Boosting Thailand’s tourism sector with new safety protocol

12 October 2022

Thailand has long been considered an exotic and exciting holiday destination for tourists all over the world. With white sand beaches and crystal-clear oceans, as well as exciting nightlife, fantastic food and the promise of unlimited adventure, Thailand is one of the most visited countries in southeast Asia.

Before the outbreak of COVID-19, Thailand boasted an enormous 39.8 million international visitors in 2019, according to Statista. Naturally, the first epidemic in modern history abruptly halted global tourism industries overnight, and Thailand’s annual international visitor numbers fell to 6.7 million in 2020 and 430,000 in 2021.

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Delivering connectivity to Newcrest’s Lihir Island mine

12 October 2022

The mining sector has historically been slow to respond to new technology, not least because its application can be challenging in the remote, dusty environments typical for mines. However, today, mines stand at the precipice of an exciting era of transformation.

New digital technologies and applications promise to deliver incredible opportunities to improve so many aspects of the mining trade, including performance, production, revenues, safety and welfare, to name but a few.

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Connecting the unconnected in the Philippines

15 July 2022

A partnership between Globe Telecom and Curvalux is bringing affordable, sustainable internet connectivity to low-income families across the Philippines

The Philippines is an archipelagic country in the western Pacific Ocean comprising more than 7,000 islands. The two largest, Luzon and Mindanao, represent two-thirds of the country’s total land area and around three-quarters of its total population, but there are nearly 2,000 populated islands across the archipelago – many of which are rural and remote.

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Speedcast delivers expanded connectivity for Singaporean ship firm

08 October 2021

Speedcast International, the provider of remote communications, was selected to deliver Ku-band VSAT services for an additional six vessels in the Goodwood Ship Management in Singapore, as well as providing voice services and enterprise applications with the SIGMA Gateway platform.

With the addition of these six vessels Speedcast is now providing Ku-band and Fleet Xpress VSAT services and SIGMA Gateway to a total of 25 Goodwood vessels.

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