The Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) is to hold its Global Leadership Summit in conjunction with CES Asia 2016 scheduled for Shanghai May 11-13 “to promote cross-industry collaboration and innovation.” CES Asia claims to be the premier event in Asia for the consumer technology industry, showcasing the full innovation value-chain across the Asian market. It is owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), the organization responsible for the annual CES show in Las Vegas, and co-produced by Intex Shanghai.…

Montreal Internet Exchange Reaches Milestone

Written on Tuesday, 19 April 2016 13:21
Network, content and Internet service providers continue to ramp up interest in the independent, member-run Internet exchange model employed by the Montreal Internet Exchange (www.qix.ca), a non-profit organization working to create a more robust, high-performing Internet in the province of Quebec. QIX recently reached 50 peering members, including some of the largest content providers and cloud service providers in the world. “It has been immensely gratifying to see QIX establish itself as a key exchange point, with traffic peaking over…
TELEHOUSE announced the formation of a long-term plan with Verizon Digital Media Services to build out Internet Exchange points. Verizon Digital Media Services is already a member in TELEHOUSE’s LAIIX and NYIIX, and plans to participate in potential future TELEHOUSE Internet Exchange points. “Working with TELEHOUSE will enable us to further expand our content delivery network presence,” said Verizon Digital Media Services’ Chief Technology Officer Rob Peters. “Together, we will augment both scale and network performance, to successfully meet the…

ZTE and China Unicom co-operate to develop SDN/NFV

Written on Tuesday, 12 April 2016 08:20
ZTE and China Unicom have signed a strategic cooperation agreement on Software Defined Network/Network Function Virtualization (SDN/NFV). They aim to build-on current SDN/NFV network development trend, implement SDN/NFV applications, and promote the next-generation network construction for China Unicom. In 2015, China Unicom published the New-Generation Network CUBE-Net 2.0 white paper setting out plans for a decoupled and intensive network architecture based on dual centers (a user center and a data center). The white paper also established the basic ideas for…

Akamai’s State of the Internet

Written on Thursday, 07 April 2016 06:29
Through its globally deployed Intelligent Platform, and by virtue of the more than 2 trillion requests for web content that it serves on a daily basis, Akamai has unique visibility into levels of Internet penetration around the world. In the fourth quarter of 2015, over 810 million unique IPv4 addresses from 243 unique countries/regions connected to the Akamai Intelligent Platform. This is a 0.9% increase in the number of unique IPv4 addresses seen by Akamai as compared with the fourth…

Korea’s Yello Mobile Teams with Japan’s SBI Holdings

Written on Sunday, 20 March 2016 08:07
Yello Mobile, which claims to be Korea's fastest growing mobile internet company, has signed a MoU with SBI Holdings, Japan's largest internet financial group, and Yello Financial Group, a Korean accelerator for financial technology companies to leverage SBI Holdings' global business network and resources to support its business development efforts in Japan and Southeast Asia.

PCCW & Telstra interconnect IPX

Written on Wednesday, 20 January 2016 12:09
PCCW Global, the international operating division of HKT, and Telstra International have signed an IPX multi-service interconnection agreement, expanding their relationship in new market segments and benefiting their respective mobile and multinational customers. Mobile operators connected to PCCW Global IPX can enjoy access to its MobileXchange service suite, which includes VoIPX, VoLTE, LTE roaming, GRX, SCCP and cloud-based applications such as unified communication-as-a-service, security-as-a-service, OTT solutions and more. Emmanuel Bain, PCCW Global’s head of voice business, said: “Our collaboration with…

GlobeOne to provide mobile banking services via VNPT- Vinaphone

Written on Wednesday, 06 January 2016 11:37
VNPT-Vinaphone has signed a letter of intent with GlobeOne to offer GlobeOne mobile banking services in Vietnam. GlobeOne claims to be well positioned to capture Vietnam's huge cohort of digital natives converting to smartphones and enable Vinaphone to provide people with mobile-based access to meaningful and affordable financial services from their member banks, and the patent-pending income-building SocialBoost program. GlobeOne claims to provide "a new global platform for a community of networked member banks, corporate members and individual members." It…
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