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  • [New] IBM India's solutions and services span all major industries including Risk services, healthcare, government, automotive, telecommunications and education, among others. CA Page
  • [New] Telecom, media, and tech companies expect cognitive computing to substantially transform their companies within the next few years. Deloitte
  • [New] Support for the addition of 10,000 telecom towers for Ascend Telecom in India that will help provide passive telecommunication infrastructure services to all four of India's mobile network operators. The White House
  • [New] Arvind Bali, CEO, Telecom Sector Skill Council said, As the telecom sector in India moves ahead in the 5G revolution and aims towards achieving 6G capabilities by 2030, the need for skilled technical manpower becomes even more critical. Voice&Data
  • [New] MTN, a South Africa - based telecom company, operates four data centers in Kenya and other African countries, uses renewable energy to power its data center, and targets carbon-neutral by 2040. Yahoo Finance
  • [New] Countries in the Middle East & Africa will see the installation of inland and submarine network connectivity, leading to higher data center development driven by efforts from government agencies, telecommunication service providers, and utility providers. Yahoo Finance
  • [New] As for India, rising mobile penetration and digital adoption will create opportunities for the telecom infrastructure companies and e-commerce players. AsianInvestor
  • EU policymakers have explored the need to encourage consolidation in the telecom industry in order to sustain investments that will stanch Europe's progressive technological decline. International Center for Law and Economics
  • The International Telecommunication Union set a target of raising $100 billion from the public and private sectors by 2026, cash set to be focused on connectivity projects in the world's least-developed countries. Mobile World Live
  • Telecoms is not classified as a utility, but DCMS DCMS works closely with the Telecoms Sector via the EC-RRG EC-RRG to share data on a range of risks, including climate risks. GOV.UK
  • The G-7 governments will work with the World Bank and the private sector telecom operators to undertake submarine cable projects with subsidies from G-7 nations and other international institutions. The Diplomat
  • Worldwide spending on telecom and pay-TV services will increase by 2% in 2024 and reach a total of $1.54 trillion. IAB
  • A new project from the International Telecommunication Union and the European Commission will promote Internet services and skills for everyone worldwide over the next three years. ITU Hub
  • Telecommunications projects in Maldives and the Philippines, meanwhile, will give a major boost to connectivity and access to internet services in remote communities. Asian Development Bank
  • Telecommunications projects in Maldives and the Philippines will result in 200 new telecommunication towers being built and the provision of broadband internet services to over 17,500 subscribers, while in the transport sector, investments will support the production of 427 electric vehicles. Asian Development Bank
  • The Biden administration is beginning to plan for 6G wireless telecommunications, seeking to expand internet access while reasserting U.S. leadership in a sector where China has notched gains. WSJ
  • In the future, 5G networks will represent the global telecommunication infrastructure of the digital economy, which should cover the whole world including inaccessible areas not covered by 5G terrestrial networks. International Defense Security & Technology
  • Europe could find itself at the beginning of a new phase in the process of consolidating European mobile operators, a process so longed for and demanded by the telecommunications sector which sees mergers as a means of raising prices, recovering profitability and, hopefully, finance investments. radiobruxelleslibera
  • Despite the significant growth potential of the Indian telecom industry, challenges remain, including intense competition, regulatory hurdles, and the high cost of infrastructure development. Kompass Blog
  • The ASEAN Digital Masterplan 2025 highlights the importance of investment in telecommunication infrastructure to increase quality coverage of fixed and mobile broadband services cost-effectively to both rural and urban parts of the ASEAN member states. International Transport Forum OECD
  • China Telecom aims to realise the L4 highly autonomous network between 2024 and 2025, and finally achieve L5 fully autonomous networks by 2030. Analysys Mason

Last updated: 05 June 2023