February 2017 | Issue 46
ST Telemedia Catalyses Students’ Potential with Education Awards

Sharing the nation’s vision of building a strong Singaporean talent core, ST Telemedia (STT), in partnership with Temasek Polytechnic (TP), launched the ‘ST Telemedia Catalyst Award’ in January.  In line with the company’s growth tagline “Catalysing sustainable growth in a connected world”, the Award aims to be a catalyst for promising students from needy families to reach their full potential.  Offered to second year TP students from a broad range of disciplines, the Award not only provides recipients with financial sponsorship, but also opportunities for meaningful industry-relevant training at STT and its Singapore-based portfolio companies. ‘ST Telemedia Catalyst Award’ is part of STT’s long-standing tradition of giving back to society where nurturing future generations, sustaining industries and enriching communities are the cornerstones of its corporate social responsibility efforts.

Corporate News

GDS Services listed on NASDAQ in November 2016

This latest milestone marks a new development phase for the leading developer and operator of high-performance data centres in China.


Level 3’s Services and Solutions Recognised in Multiple Awards

Testament for its consistent delivery of industry standard services and solutions to its enterprise, government and carrier customers, Level 3 has garnered numerous industry accolades in 2016. They include being listed in the Streaming Media 100 for the 6th Consecutive Year for its content delivery network, grabbing five 2016 MEF Excellence Awards for its Ethernet and Orchestrated Services, and taking the top spot in 2016 IHS market SIP Trunking Scorecard for its SIP trunking service, Voice Complete.


GDS named Best Internet Service of the Year

Recognised for its strength in providing top quality data centre service, GDS was presented the 2016 Best Internet Service of the Year award at the Global Internet Technology Conference, China's largest technology summit.

Value Creation

Greenwave Boosts AXON Platform with AI-powered Voice Technologies and Real-time Visual Analytics

Greenwave further boosted its ground-breaking AXON Platform® by acquiring analytics leader, Predixon Software and partnering leading voice and language solutions provider Nuance Communications. With Predixon, the company adds advanced real-time, visual edge analytics and top industry talent to its team, while with Nuance’s multi-language and AI-powered natural language understanding (NLU) capabilities, it can now give service providers an opportunity to create and deliver unique, conversational and customisable IoT offerings. 

Level 3 Opens Asia-Pacific DDoS Scrubbing Centres

With the launch of new scrubbing centres in Hong Kong, Tokyo and Singapore, multinational companies located in the Asia-Pacific region now have access to Level 3's Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) mitigation solutions. The new centres signify an expansion of the company's security service functionality as the Asia-Pacific region becomes key for both Asian and multinational enterprises demanding global security services.

StarHub Ups Services over Singapore’s Newest Submarine Cable Connecting Asia-Pacific

With the launch of services over the new Asia-Pacific Gateway (APG) submarine cable network, StarHub now offers its enterprise customers an expanded reach to nine Asia Pacific regions through partnerships with leading telco players in each industry. The APG connects Mainland China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam at over 54Tbps capacity, the highest of any network in Asia.


Vodafone and StarHub Renew Partnership to Meet Demands for Unified Comms and Enterprise Services

Extending their long-standing partnership for the next three years, both companies will continue to collaborate across enterprise services, co-branding and knowledge sharing initiatives in Singapore and throughout Vodafone’s global markets. This mutually beneficial collaboration bridge geographical gaps and expand global reach via secured communication, high-speed connectivity and service quality for both companies.

Sky Delivers Seamless Superior Internet, Cable TV and Video-on-Demand Experience

SKY Cable has unveiled a converged offering of unlimited broadband connection, premium HD cable TV, mobile internet, and exclusive video-on-demand platform under an all-in-one subscription plan – One SKY. The launch marks SKY’s foray into convergent services for Filipinos in the evolving digital media landscape, while aligning with ABS-CBN’s transformation into an agile digital company.