May 26, 2019

Category: Telecommunications

DICT Downplays Impact on PH Telecom Industry of Trump’s Huawei Blacklist

​(SDN) — LITTLE impact on Philippine telecommunications (telecom) industry. The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) weighed in on United States President Donald Trump’s ban of Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. DICT Acting Secretary Eliseo M. Rio, Jr. played down the impact of the American Chief Executive’s action. Last week the U.S. […]

2018 Global Spending in Telecom, Pay TV Services, US$1.6 B

​Media Release: FRAMINGHAM, Massachusetts – Worldwide spending on telecom services and pay TV services totaled $1,615 billion in 2018, an increase of 0.8% year over year, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Telecom Services Database. IDC expects for the worldwide spending on Telecom and Pay TV services to reach $1,657 billion in 2023. […]

DICT strikes US$2-B Deal with HyalRoute for Fiber Network Investment

​(SDN) — ANOTHER partnership for the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT). This time is the DICT headed by Acting Secretary Eliseo M. Rio, Jr. striking a deal with HyalRoute Group through its subsidiary Philippine Fiber Optic Cable Network Ltd., Inc. (PFCON). The deal is for HyalRoute Group investing US$1 billion in the Philippines’ […]

China’s Huawei Technologies Takes Down America’s Apple Inc. at No. 2 Spot

INTERNATIONAL Data Corporation (IDC) on April 30 noted the shuffling of the rankings among the world’s Top 5 smartphone makers/vendors. While South Korea’s technology titan Samsung Electronics has barely remained at the No. 1 spot, though experiencing a decline in shipments of units in first quarter 2019 (1Q19), the No. 2 spot down to No. […]

Huawei, World’s No. 1 Telecom Equipment Supplier, Nears No. 1 Phone Vendor Spot

(SDN) — HUAWEI Technologies Co. Ltd. is already the global No. 1 telecommunications (telecom) equipment supplier/seller. It surpassed Ericsson AB in 2018. That’s despite stumbling blocks presented by the United States, Australia, and some members of the European Union. Don’t look now, but the Chinese giant technology company is currently also on a clear path […]

Malaysia’s PM Mahathir Praises Huawei Achievements, Meets CEO Ren Zhengfei

Media Release: BEJING, China, April 25 — Today, Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad visited Huawei’s Beijing Research Center and met with Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei. The two spoke at length about how to leverage information and communications technology (ICT) to better facilitate Malaysia’s economic development and serve local communities. During the visit, the […]

Alcatel-Lucent Marks Centennial Milestone, Looks to another 100 Years

Media Release: Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise or ALE  is celebrating its ​100 years milestone in 2019, and is now looking ahead for another centennial of endless innovation. Let’s hear what ALE has in store for the coming years: ALCATEL-LUCENT Enterprises (ALE), one of the leading communications firm worldwide, celebrates its 100th year of existence in the information […]

​What Are the Security Implications for 5G and IoT?

Media Release: By Jonathan Nguyen-Duy, VP – Strategy and Analytics, Fortinet WHEN combined with today’s powerful edge devices — whether consumer-grade smart devices or the new generation of industrial-grade IoT devices — the impact of 5G on business and networking strategies will be transformational. There are important implications for digital transformation that need to be […]

Huawei inspiring future Filipino telecom engineers for local & global opportunities

Update on the Regional ICT Competition that took place on April 11: First Place — Indonesia; Second Place — Malaysia; and Third Place — Indonesia. (SDN) — HUAWEI Technologies Co. Ltd., based in Shenzhen, China, has been helping future-proof Filipino engineering students to make them competitive in local and global ICT opportunities. Through its Huawei […]