The recent Broadband Policy study released by USAID and the Foreign Chambers of Commerce said that tower sharing could be a solution to increase broadband speed and make it more affordable. The telco industry has indicated that even with tower sharing, this will not help address the issue of speed and affordability since the cell site towers of both telcos are similarly located.
The volume of malware targeting users of mobile devices grew more than three times in 2015, compared to 2014. The most dangerous threats in 2015 were ransomware, malware capable of obtaining unlimited rights on an infected device, and data stealers, including financial malware. These are main findings of the annual Mobile Virusology report prepared by the Kaspersky Lab Anti-malware Research group.
Kaspersky Lab’s Anti-malware Research Team has detected one of the most dangerous Android banking Trojans ever seen. The Acecard malware is capable of attacking users of nearly 50 different online financial applications and services and is able to bypass the Google Play store’s security measures.
City of Dreams Manila, an integrated gaming and entertainment resort destination operated and managed by Melco Crown Philippines (MCP) Resorts Corporation, recently obtained data center colocation and internet services from Globe Business, the information and communications technology (ICT) arm of Globe Telecom as part of its business continuity and disaster recovery strategy.
Hong Kong Broadband Network is partnering with broadcaster TVB to introduce a bundle of services combining high-speed home Broadband with TVB’s soon-to-be launched myTV SUPER, an over-the-top content service. myTV SUPER will be delivered over HKBN’s fiber optic network at home and also will be available on mobile devices, and will include a range of entertainment from TVB Hong Kong –Hong Kong’s biggest terrestrial broadcaster — and other global content…
Globe Telecom’s Data Center has added another feather to its cap as it has been recently assessed and certified in accordance to new requirements of the latest version of Information Security Management System. This forms part of the telco’s strengthened approach in managing sensitive enterprise information for a fully-digital and fully-secure enterprise community in the country.
Global operators, including Airtel Africa, América Móvil, AT&T, Deutsche Telekom, Etisalat, Globe Telecom, KPN, Millicom, MTN, Orange, PLAY, Smart Communications, Sprint, Telenor Group, Telstra, TIM, VimpelCom and Vodafone, the GSMA, and Google today announced the launch of a mobile industry initiative to accelerate the availability of Rich Communications Services (RCS). The initiative will enable all operators worldwide to provide an open, consistent, and globally interoperable messaging service across Android devices. Operators have agreed to transition toward a common, universal profile based on the GSMA’s RCS specifications and an Android RCS client provided by Google in collaboration with operators and OEMs.
As part of its commitment to help build a digital nation, Globe myBusiness brings SME caravan to Batangas City to showcase latest business solutions, tools and techniques for entrepreneurs amid the digital revolution.
A quiz from Kaspersky Lab, with more than 1,000 Filipino respondents, has found that almost a third (30%) of social network users share their posts, check-ins and other personal info with everybody who is online – not just their friends. This is leaving the door wide open for cybercriminals to attack, as users remain unaware of just how public their private information can be on these channels.
Globe Telecom was the only Philippine telco to have been recognized by the GSMA during the Mobile Connect Reception Founders Accolade and Networking held at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain as part of the GSMA-led Mobile Connect initiative.