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 […]
On September 23, 2020, the UK government announced plans to launch a new telecoms diversity task force aiming to find new suppliers capable of filling the gap after the ban on Huawei equipment. Following the implementation of the task force, telecom operators won’t have to use Huawei supplies – considered high-risk – or be obliged […]
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 […]
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 […]
The United States of America has been pushing countries around the world to ban Huawei from participating in the deployment of its core 5G network. Despite losing many 5G markets, the company has been increasing its presence in Southeast Asia. In fact, Huawei Thailand announced it will invest 475 million baht to establish a 5G […]
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 […]
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 […]
On September 17, 2020, the UK’s National Cyber Security Center NCSC has issued an alert to the academic sector following an increased number of cyberattacks on schools, colleges, and universities. In fact, UK universities have been suffering from cyberattacks following the rise of online schooling amid the Covid-19 pandemic. A new report by Kaspersky published […]
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 […]
Deutsche Telekom has announced it has built the next-generation IP multimedia subsystem (NIMS) platform which will be used to migrate to the cloud 18 million landline connections. This project comes as part of Deutsche Telekom’s all-IP strategy which aimed to have all of its services in Germany operating on IP by the end of 2018, […]
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