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Power / Energy
SmartCIC report reveals top five 5G carriers in the world
The Global Cellular Performance Survey also found that 5G networks are delivering high download speeds but lagging in upload speeds.
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Singtel
Zip deal with Singtel offers Pay Later service in Singapore
Global Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) company Zip is partnering with Singapore telecommunications group Singtel to set up Zip’s service in the country.
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Cloud
Singtel installs thousands of solar panels on Bedok data center
The panels will provide 10% of the data center’s energy needs, or 2059 MWh of clean energy per year. For reference, that is the equivalent of 462 four-room apartments per month.
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Cybersecurity
Telco Security Alliance strives to develop threat detection
“This initiative already proved valuable to AT&T’s visibility into current threats, and as we continue to work together, our focus is on utilising this relationship to deliver better threat intelligence to our customers.”
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Frost & Sullivan
Asia shines at Frost & Sullivan Asia-Pacific Best Practices Awards
"Award recipients have consistently demonstrated outstanding achievement and superior performance amidst the changing business landscape."
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Training
Singtel to invest $45m in upskilling employees
Singtel will support its 12,600 Singapore employees with the skills to be able to thrive in the digital economy.
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Internet of Things
Survey shows that IoT is RoI across Asia Pacific
A recent Frost & Sullivan survey across Australia, Hong Kong and Singapore shows that IoT deployment improves business metrics by around 12%.
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Trustwave
Singtel integrates cybersecurity capabilities under Trustwave banner
The integration enables Trustwave to harness the synergies of Singtel’s global cybersecurity business, revenue, capabilities across the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific.
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Google
Singapore to Australia subsea cable lands in Sydney
This will be Australia’s first ever direct optical path from Sydney to Singapore, passing through Indonesia on the way.
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Google
Subsea cable linking SG and AU lands at Perth – just 6,800km to go
A number of heavyweights are behind the cable linking Australia to Southeast Asia, including Google, Singtel, Telstra, and AARNet.
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5G
The 5G race: Ericsson and Singtel launching Singapore's first pilot network
The two companies have announced an initiative that will accelerate the launch of Singapore's first 5G pilot network.
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Cisco
Australian Cyber Security Research Centre appoints Rachael Falk as CEO
"She will ensure that CSRC collaborates with academia, industry and government to deliver industry-driven cybersecurity outcomes."
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Digital Transformation
VMware, Singtel gear up to address digital transformation in APAC
“Together with Singtel we aim to meet the needs of CIOs through the Foundry’s new offerings.”
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Managed security services
Singtel, SoftBank amongst four major telcos in new cybersecurity alliance
Singtel, SoftBank,Etisalat, and Telefónica have banded together to create one of the world’s biggest cybersecurity alliances.
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Data
Singtel enhances connectivity to North Asia with SJC2 submarine cable
The 10,500-kilometer submarine cable links eleven cable landing stations in the region and is expected to be completed by the fourth quarter of 2020.
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Human Resources / HR
Singtel cleans up at Singapore's HR awards
“We are committed to an inclusive culture that gives all of them equal opportunities to contribute and grow to their fullest potential.”
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Cloud
Singtel Innov8 & NUS to launch Singapore cybersecurity startup hub
The hub, called Innovation Cyber Security Ecosystem at Block 71 (ICE71), aims to deepen Singapore’s cybersecurity industry.
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Cybersecurity
Singtel Innov8 backs 'deception tech' firm Attivo Networks for APAC expansion
Singtel Group’s venture capital arm Singtel Innov8 is backing US ‘deception technology’ firm Attivo Networks through an undisclosed amount of funding.
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5G
Singtel & Ericsson hit 1Gbps LAA network speeds in Asia-Pacific first
The two companies broke the 1 Gbps barrier in a Singtel laboratory by combining several LTE technologies.
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Frost & Sullivan
Frost & Sullivan recognizes Asia Pacific's top data centers
Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Schneider Electric and Singtel were among the big winners of the night, taking home two awards each.
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Innovation
Canberra IT experts showcase skills in Singapore this week
"Singapore is an exemplar in building and implementing smart city capabilities, to solve global issues such as cyber security threats."
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Cybersecurity
Singtel's new CSX platform aims to entice Singaporeans to cybersecurity careers
Singtel is promising to strengthen Singapore’s cybersecurity talent for students and mid-career professionals who want to get a start in the industry.
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Endpoint Protection
Singtel Innov8 leads major funding round for endpoint security provider CounterTack
"Their track record in delivering innovative endpoint security to customers worldwide is spectacular."
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Hackers
Synack to bring hacker-powered intelligence platform to APAC
Singtel Innov8 and HPE are some of the big investor names behind the first hacker-powered intelligence platform to the world.