Briefs: WIT signs broadband capacity deal with Thaicom

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Satellite: Thaicom Public Company Limited and We Are IT Philippines Inc. (WIT) have signed a multi-year capacity wholesale agreement aimed at providing connectivity for the rollout of nationwide enterprise and government broadband projects in the Philippines. Under the agreement, WIT will use the entire IPSTAR capacity of both spot and broadcast beams for the Philippines. The agreement will also see WIT provide broadband connectivity through the IPSTAR high-throughput satellite to serve market verticals in the Philippines, including broadcasting, telecom, mobile network operators, and maritime.

4G: Australian telecoms operator Optus said it will add 12 new sites across the Warrnambool and Otway Ranges over the next 12 months to improve 4G mobile coverage for residents and businesses across the region. According to Optus, the new sites will be co-funded as part of the Victorian Government’s Regional Connectivity Program. In the past 12 month, Optus has invested A$4.45 million ($3.3 million) to build and activate seven new sites at locations including Tyrendarra, Warncoort, Port Fairy Central, Chocolyn South, Colac West, Beech Forest and the 12 Apostles, says Duane Dalton, Optus’ regional market manager for Western Victoria.

OTT Video:  Vietnam Television Corporation (VTC) has launched VTC NOW, a new subscription-based OTT streaming service in Vietnam. The service, utilizing the Brightcove video platform, offers VoD and live content and is designed to cater to local and global Vietnamese diaspora audiences. Viewers can access VTC NOW by downloading the app from Google Play and the Apple App Store.

 

 

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