Alcatel-Lucent and Globe Telecom will be upgrading the latter’s wireless network infrastructure from WiMax to LTE-TDD and LTE-FDD to enable ultra-broadband access technologies. The two have signed a confirmation of award covering the Philippine regions of Visayas and Mindanao.
Groupon Malaysia has presented a cheque worth RM271,125 to the Malaysian Red Crescent Society (MRCS) in aid of the victims of Typhoon Haiyan, which swept through the Philippines in November, killing thousands and leaving millions homeless
The MCMC and telcos in Malaysia have set up a Communications and Multimedia Humanitarian Fund to help victims of the recent typhoon that swept across the Philippines.
SAP AG provided free international SMS for Philippines telecom operators to enable Filipinos with overseas family and friends to reach each other in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan.
Technology companies are doing their bit for victims of Typhoon Haiyan, known locally as Yolanda, after it tore through the Philippines on Nov 8, leaving nearly 4,000 dead and about 1,600 missing, as well as more than four million homeless.