Tax revenues worth as much as $1.4tn per year are being missed by governments around the world as a result of sluggish rollout of fixed broadband networks, according to UK research firm Point Topic.
The head of Telstra Global has claimed today (June 18th) at the CommunicAsia event in Singapore that many so-called telco truths such as the concept of ‘dumb pipes’ are actually myths which are diverting Asian communications service providers from understanding the true path to success.
SINGAPORE, 22 JUNE 2012 – CommunicAsia2012, EnterpriseIT2012 and BroadcastAsia2012, Asia’s
focal industry venue for ICT, digital broadcasting and entertainment technology industry professionals
concluded today, with more than 56 countries and regions in attendance over the last four days.
The global total of broadband subscribers soared to over 600mn in the first quarter of 2012, indicating a further acceleration in growth as over 100 million new lines were added (20 per cent of the total) in less than 18 months, according to a report prepared for industry body the Broadband Forum by UK research firm Point Topic.
Companies and organisations from over 55 countries and regions confirm participation in top global ICT event in Asia SINGAPORE, February 2010 – CommunicAsia2010, the most established infocomm technology (ICT) event in Asia, has seen more than 80 per cent of its exhibition show floor taken up with over four months to go to the [...]
Singapore 7 April – CommunicAsia2009 and BroadcastAsia2009 are expected to feature about 2,000 exhibiting companies from 65 countries and regions from across the globe, demonstrating the strong demand by companies to expand their footprint in Asia’s emerging markets and the importance of the annual exhibitions as networking and sourcing platforms for the global infocomm and media industries.
SINGAPORE, 24 February 2009 – Over the last three decades, Asia has undergone rapid change and transformation, emerging as one of the world’s most vital economic markets and the leading region in IT innovation. During this time, CommunicAsia has not only been witness to this remarkable transformation, but also played a key role in bringing together the players within the IT industry.