Ranine Awwad

Ranine joined Inside Telecom as an Investigative Journalist. Her extensive fieldwork and investigations shed light on many socio-economic issues. Over the past few years, she has transformed her key findings into in-depth analytical reports. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism and Communication.

Google launches threat detection tool Chronicle Detect

On September 23, 2020, Google and its subsidiary Chronicle announced the rollout of Chronicle Detect – a new automated threat detection tool. The product launched by the Internet giant aims to help companies scale up security monitoring for their legacy systems, according to SC Media. The solution is built on the Google Cloud Platform GCP […]

Myanmar FinTech growth amid the COVID-19 pandemic

Since the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, Myanmar has seen significant growth in the Fintech market. To encourage social distancing, payments have been made through the internet. On April 27, 2020, the Myanmar Government launched, “The COVID-19 Economic Relief Plan”. Under this plan, the government distributed $22.78 to vulnerable households via Fintech applications such as […]

Cybersecurity innovation emerges across the UK amid COVID-19

Amid the increased number of Covid-related cyber-attacks, the cybersecurity market has become a fast-growing sector in the United Kingdom. Funding for cybersecurity startups has increased by 940% since the lockdown was enforced. London was for long considered the tech capital of the United Kingdom. However, the cybersecurity market has been seeing nationwide growth. According to […]

Philippines: NOW telecom will run as the fourth mobile operator

On September 14, 2020, The National Telecommunications Commission NTC issued a provisional authority allowing NOW Telecom Company Inc. to install, operate, and maintain a nationwide mobile telecommunications system, according to Manila Bulletin. NOW will run as the fourth mobile operator in the Philippines, offering mobile data, text messages, and voice calls to customers across the […]

Ed technology developments in South Korea amid the Covid-19 pandemic

On September 21, 2020, Korean top mobile operator SK Telecom Co. has announced its partnership with the Gwangju Metropolitan Office of Education aiming to offer a remote education service for students stuck at home amid the Covid-19 pandemic. According to the operator, the service will be used by around 20,000 students at 312 schools in […]

Korea’s KT will build 5G testing to support SMEs

On September 16, 2020, Korean Carrier KT announced plans to build 5G test facilities nationwide. This move comes as part of the Korean government plan to support companies developing new services using 5G technology. The KRW 28.5 billion (US$24.2 million) project aims to provide small and medium-sized firms access to research versions of the 5G […]