• Ericsson to power DTAC 5G network in Thailand

    The Bangkok Metropolitan area, the Thai central plains and the country’s eastern economic and industrial region are set to be served by a 5G network from provider DTAC, powered by radio access network (RAN) products and solutions from the Ericsson Radio System portfolio.

    The operator was established as a limited company in August 1989 and since it decided on its strategy to offer next-generation networks has prided itself as having the most advanced operator in Thailand for 5G network readiness. It began a programme to revitalise its offer in 2019, using personalisation to make its offers more relevant to

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  • Top 10 datacentre stories of 2020

    Much of the 2020 datacentre news cycle has been dominated by the colocation and hyperscale operators’ efforts to rapidly adapt to the unprecedented levels of demand for cloud services across the world as the Covid-19 pandemic took hold.

    As governments around the world issued “stay at home” mandates for their citizens, enterprises had no choice but to embrace remote working and found themselves having to rapidly pick up the pace of their digital transformation efforts to ensure their IT systems were equipped to cope.

    In many cases, this led to enterprises having to ramp up their use of public cloud-based

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  • Top 10 financial services stories of 2020

    Banks spend billions of pounds on technology and are always in the tech spotlight. They are currently in a race to become digital, with new tech-driven competitors eating, or more accurately nibbling, into their market share.

    But the Covid-19 pandemic has increased the intensity of the focus on banks as customer demands have changed overnight. The digital transformations that banks were going through have accelerated as a result. Customers expect more from banks than ever before because they see what the new tech-led banks can offer, and know the big banks can do the same.

    This year saw Starling Bank,

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