India Jumps 6 Places in Network Readiness Index 2022

The country has performed well in AI talent concentration and mobile broadband within the country and internationally, jumping six places to rank 61st this year improving its score from 49.74 in 2021 to 51.19 in 2022.

New Zealand Deploys Broadband Connectivity Initiative

A new government-led initiative, the Remote Users Scheme, will provide broadband and connect New Zealand’s most remote communities. The Minister for the Digital Economy and Communications, David Clark, recently announced the scheme, noting that it would equip as many remote households as possible with the connectivity infrastructure needed to access broadband services. “Whilst these locations […]

Indonesia Promotes IPv6 Migration

The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology proposes using IP Addresses or internet protocol version 6 to transcend the restrictions of IPv4 and as a remedy to the limited IPv4 capacity.

Internet Access for Remote Areas in the Philippines

The nation has increased connectivity efforts through the Department of Information and Communications Technology, particularly in geographically inaccessible areas of Zamboanga City which now have internet access.

India to Install 25,000 Mobile Towers in 500 Days

The government will spend US$ 3.1 billion to install 25,000 mobile towers over the next year which will be financed by the Universal Service Obligation Fund where the state-owned Bharat Broadband Network Limited will deploy the towers.

Hung Yen, Vietnam Deploys 5G Network

The adoption of the 5G network will allow Hung Yen to achieve one of the goals set by the province’s Digital Transformation Action Programme, which is to cover 4G/5G mobile networks and have 90% of its population use smartphones by 2025.

India to Launch 5G Services in October

The country’s Prime Minister will launch 5G services on 1 October in New Delhi, marking a new technological era. He will also inaugurate the sixth edition of the Indian Mobile Congress (IMC).