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  • Singtel and Microsoft have announced a new partnership for the Singaporean incumbent to offer Microsoft’s cloud-based Office 365 suite to its customers.

    With this new offering, customers who subscribe to Singtel’s fiber broadband and postpaid mobile services can sign up for either Office 365 Home or Office 365 Personal plans through Singtel.

    Singtel also said customer can enjoy…

    Telecom Asia News on Wednesday, 22 March 2017
  • Retailers will connect 12.5 billion business assets such as products, digital signs and Bluetooth beacons to IoT platforms by 2021, up from 2.7 billion in 2016, Juniper Research has predicted.

    The company has argued ‘next-gen’ processes, such as personalized retail, could be achieved by integrating enterprise software and emerging technologies, with data from connected IoT assets.…

    Telecom Asia News on Wednesday, 22 March 2017
  • PLDT has ramped up its FTTH rollout with the launch of what it calls its first “Fibr City” in Cebu, which provides residents of Toledo City with speeds of up to 1Gbps.

    The initiative, named after PLDT's Home Fibr branded FTTH service, has been conducted in collaboration with the Toledo City government, BusinessMirror reported.

    PLDT has invested $6 billion over the past ten…

    Telecom Asia News on Wednesday, 22 March 2017
  • Vodafone has selected Nuage Networks’ Virtualized Service Platform (VSP) for a new enterprise-targeted SDN/NFV SD-WAN portfolio to be part of Vodafone Ocean.

    In a release, Nokia said it has been selected by Vodafone to be a global supplier of software-defined networking (SDN). Nuage Networks, the SDN venture of Nokia, will be the supplier of SDN for the data center. 

    As part of…

    Telecom Asia News on Wednesday, 22 March 2017
  • Mavenir has launched its cloud-based Rich Communication Services (RCS) Platform and Hub, further expanding its suite of flagship RCS solutions.

    The firm said the solution currently supports tens of millions of subscribers worldwide.

    It added that with its new RCS Platform and Hub, Mavenir provides communications service providers (CSPs) with an innovative approach to quickly…

    Telecom Asia News on Wednesday, 22 March 2017