Asian connectivity moves East
Shifts in policy and regulation have resulted in a range of trans-Pacific subsea cable reconfigurations in the telecommunications market. The Pacific Light Cable Network (PLCN), Bay to Bay Express (BtoBE), and Hong Kong Americas (HKA) systems have all been reconfigured or are in the process of reconfiguring their routes to land in either Taiwan or Philippines.
Adaptive innovation in the aftermath of immediate change
Before the COVID-19 pandemic, IT teams were forgotten heroes. They were the first to be criticised if things went wrong, but new improvements were often met with silence. The impact of a near-universal move to remote working and digital customer engagement – and their ability to empower that change at short notice – have seen IT teams shine. It’s no hyperbole to say that, without a good IT team working effectively during the pandemic, a business couldn’t function.
Helping major media rights holders get their content into China–and just in time
Telstra has become the go-to provider for media industry connectivity into and out of China. Operating in China since 1989. Today, Telstra operates data networks in 39 key Chinese cities and has data centres in the country, with connections to Telstra Global Media Network (GMN) points of presence in Beijing and Shanghai.
Facilitating the (further) rise of esports in Europe
While in popular perception the esports market is centered around the twin loci of North America and Asia, Europe is fast becoming an esports hotspot. It accounts for almost one-third of all global esports revenues and is host to more than 70 million esports viewers.