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Pakistan to launch ‘Smartphone for All’ program

This aims to extend mobile connectivity benefits to low-income citizens.

Pakistan to launch ‘Smartphone for All’ program

This aims to extend mobile connectivity benefits to low-income citizens.

Cyberattacks cost organisations $1.68m on average in 2024

Organisations now fear their current data protection cannot handle ransomware.

Indonesia’s Nusantara telco infrastructure to be ready by August

This is part of the government’s goal to design Indonesia’s future capital as a sustainable city.

Indian smartphone market rebounds in Q4 2023

Growth is expected in 2024 with affordable 5G and pandemic period replacement cycle.

Thailand aims to boost MVNO market

The total subscriber base of the country’s existing MVNOs is under 40,000.

Malaysia to launch second 5G network player

This is as local operator DNB hits a coverage target of over 80%.

New GBA business developments drive demand for cybersecurity solutions

HGC Global Communications has launched a secure access service for businesses in the Greater Bay Area, powered by Palo Alto Networks.

India finalises rules for private 5G spectrum leases

This will provide telcos with a new revenue stream from 5G.

India’s smallest union territory gets submarine connectivity

The project brings 1,868 km of undersea optic fibre cable from the mainland to Lakshadweep Islands

South Korea expects a boost in mobile data service revenue until 2028

Thanks to the growing demand and subscriptions for 5G networks.

Indonesia’s SATRIA-1 satellite now connected to the Internet

It is expected to begin full operations by early 2024.

Japan funds Cambodia’s National Data Centre

The centre is expected to be fully operational by 2025 to digitalise the country’s administrative services.

Japan’s flying 5G mobile base station to take off in 2025

The next-generation telecom equipment will expand connectivity in the sky and at sea.

China to end 2023 with 5G penetration of 90%

5G network to dominate mobile technology in the country this 2023

5G deployment key in APAC’s digital transformation

Mobile technologies and services account for almost 5% of the region's GDP in 2022

Taiwan outlines proposed retail, wholesale tariff adjustments on telco services

Local regulators issue draft notice after series of public consultations

India seeks to modernise telecom industry through new bill

Some of the sector’s current regulation is based on century-old law