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Flexenclosure continues APAC expansion with Philippines data centre

Flexenclosure, a Sweden-based creator of pre-fabricated data centre solutions, has secured a multi-million dollar contract to provide a full data centre facility for Globe Telecom in the Philippines. The data centre, which will be located on the island of Mindanao, is expected to be operational in Q3 2018. Construction has already begun in Sweden, where… Read More

Google’s Triangle app enables tailored data usage

Google is currently testing a new product called Triangle – an Android app designed to help users manage their mobile data. The app, which has been launched in beta in the Philippines, allows users to keep track of their mobile data usage and check their remaining balance. What marks this tool from similar offers is… Read More

Philippines to end mobile spectrum hoarding

The government of the Philippines has vowed to crack down on companies engaging in speculative spectrum hoarding, threatening to recall and possibly auction off unused bandwidth to third-party players. Radio frequencies are used for telecommunications, but are also necessary for military security systems, weather radar and satellite communications systems. Because of this, the government of the Philippines… Read More

Nokia conducts 2.6 Gbps 5G demo in the Philippines

Nokia and Smart have achieved successful 5G test speeds of 2.6Gbps over 100Mhz, with 1 second of latency, in trials conducted in the Philippines on an active network. The tests were trialling Nokia’s AirScale platform for IoT connectivity, and form part of a long-term collaboration with Smart’s innovation team to undertake 5G research and development…. Read More