ST Teleport appointed official broadcaster for the 117th International Olympic Committee Session

ST Teleport has been appointed the Official Host Broadcaster for the 117th IOC Session in Singapore by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). From 6 to 9 July, the company will transmit 'live' video feeds of the session proceedings to broadcasters and news agencies around the globe from its Master Control Centre and Booking Centre situated at the Raffles Convention Centre.

The 117th IOC Session will be keenly watched by billions of people worldwide as cities including London, Madrid, Moscow, New York and Paris vie for a chance to host the 2012 Olympics.

As the official broadcaster, ST Teleport will play a crucial role in delivering the closely anticipated results when the chosen host city for the 2012 Olympic Games is announced 'live' to the world.

ST Telemedia and Indosat started reconstruction of schools in Aceh Province

Children affected by the tsunami disaster will soon be able to resume their education in permanent schools, thanks to the funds raised from the ST Telemedia Group, Indosat, their employees as well as Indosat's cellular customers. Approximately S$1.3 million was raised by the ST Telemedia Group and Indosat which will go towards land acquisition, building construction, furniture, rental of the temporary schools and the operation of two primary schools for the first year. From 18 July, students of the two schools will start their learning at temporary locations. The new school premises are expected to be ready by November 2005.

Equinix ranked as one of the world's top co-location service providers by Tier 1 Research

In a report on "Internet Infrastructure Services: 2004 Year End Market Size/Share Review" by Tier 1 Research, an independent research firm covering the Information Technology and Communication sectors in the U.S., Equinix shared third position with AT&T in 2004 with 6.9% of the global co-location market share. Solid growth between 2001 and 2003 saw Equinix reap the rewards by emerging as one of the world's top co-location services providers, despite a market downturn during that period. According to the report, Equinix is expected to take the lead as a co-location services provider globally in 2006.

Global Crossing implements 17-site network for Panavision in the U.S., Europe and Australia

Global Crossing has added Panavision, the worldwide leader in design, manufacture and rental of camera systems for production of motion pictures, television series and commercials, to its growing list of multinational customers. Global Crossing's single network will allow Panavision to eliminate multiple regional providers and enable the organisation to transmit mission-critical business communications and internal applications securely and efficiently.

Equinix clinched 1000th customer with the addition of New York Magazine

Equinix has achieved a significant milestone with 1,000 companies now operating within its Internet hubs. Since opening its first Internet Business ExchangeTM (IBX) centre in July 1999, Equinix has grown steadily and is now recognised as one of the world's top co-location services providers. Equinix's New York IBX centre will host the publication's Web infrastructure and provide direct access to a variety of service providers.


SunPage's innovative Budget MobileCall service helps customers save by up to 70%

SunPage has launched Budget MobileCall (BMC), an innovative service that allows mobile phone users in Singapore to save up to 70% on their local outgoing mobile call charges. All of SunPage's existing customers and new users will also enjoy one hour of free usage for local outgoing calls.

Global Crossing awarded the Frost and Sullivan Product Differentiation Innovation Award

With Europe at the threshold of IP transition, Frost and Sullivan has cited Global Crossing's iVideoconferencing solution as a catalyst for the next phase of IP growth in the region. The service was recognised for its impact on improving user experience, and service performance. Frost further predicted that iVideoconferencing will spur IP video adoption rates in Europe as it offers a low risk migration solution for companies. >>

The challenges for 3G in a fully converged world

This article by Simon Clayton-Mitchell, Global Crossing's VP for Wireless Services Exchange, addresses the issues of making convergence work in a wireless world. It discusses how a symbiotic relationship needs to exist between access technologies, mobile devices, applications and content for convergence to live up to its promise and for consumers to truly take advantage of wireless services that are seamlessly integrated across multiple platforms.

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