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How will 5G impact industries? Consider these 10 use cases

5G is shaping up to be one of the decade’s top technologies. But according to an Interdigital Survey Report of 345 professionals across different industries, the lack of a business…

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How telcos can make autonomous vehicles mainstream: In Conversation with Harman

Millions of cars today are connected to virtual systems and other vehicles, but autonomy is an entirely different ball game. With 5G on the horizon, automakers are keen to improve…

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Is cost the biggest challenge to massive multi market IoT rollout?

In a poll we conducted before and during our recently “Navigating APAC’s Fragmented IoT Landscape”, many attendees attributed the biggest barrier to multi-market IoT solutions to “cost.” But is cost…

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IoT Leaders Share Advice for Navigating APAC’s Fragmented Landscape

Asia-Pacific (APAC) is a challenging region for businesses to penetrate because of its highly fragmented nature. It consists of countries like India, Japan, and Australia that are tied together by…

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The New Normal requires organisational change. Here are some areas to start with.

Throughout the past decade, work has freed itself from the cage-like office cubicle—and straight into open-plan offices and co-working spaces. Never has that been more true than in 2020, when…

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Gearing up for 5G: An APAC overview

Since the 3GPP released the first official 5G cellular network standards at the end of 2017, carriers and hardware developers around the world have entered the race to obtain licences,…

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The five things that keep a procurement officer up at night

Procurement officers have a lot on their minds, especially if they’re handling mobile communications-related concerns across regional offices. This privilege is easily taken for granted by management and employees; everyone…

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Partnering for the Greater Good: Social Innovation in the pandemic

During the recent wave of COVID-19 infections amongst migrant workers in Singapore, we were given the opportunity to leverage the spirit of partnerships to deliver and design a solution to…

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Rage against the dying of the light: Galven Lee on Innovation and Intrapreneurship

Former start-up owner, published author, growth hacker, product manager—Galven Lee has held plenty of titles over the last 6 years. But it is his latest role at Bridge Alliance that…

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The Road to Building a Global 5G MEC Ecosystem

With 5G poised to break into the mainstream in 2020, all eyes are turning to multi-access edge computing (MEC). 5G MEC promises to open providers up to a range of…

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Coming Up in 2020: Future of Work, Edge, UX

2020 looks rosy for telcos, especially with the rising popularity of disruptive technologies such as IoT, AI and Big Data and, of course, the progress made by 5G.   Twimbit…

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Bridge Alliance Ecosystem Enables Future Of Work Amid COVID-19 Spread

We are proud that our Bridge member operators, and all in our ecosystem, have taken steps to protect their employees, customers and partners, in a bid to stamp out the…

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Telcos gearing up for the 5G race

The tech breakthrough that will change the way we live, work and play is finally arriving – 2020 is the year when 5G is expected to go mainstream. 5G provides…

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eSIM: The Key to Unlock Regional IoT Opportunities

Mention the SIM card and we think of that tiny piece of card inserted into our mobile phones. However, the SIM actually plays a crucial role for the Internet of…

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What is the Coordination Age?

As technology continues to take over our lives, the demand for efficiency surges. As a result, the global digital economy is now entering “The Coordination Age”.  Unlike the previous “Communications…

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Bridge x Freemove: A Partnership for Corporate Simplicity

Photo credit: Freemove Bridge Alliance has been partnering with Freemove, another prominent telecommunications alliance for more than 10 years and successfully helped numerous multinationals in Asia and Europe streamline their…

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Why focus on mobile experience in 2020: In Conversation with Syniverse

This article was adapted from a Syniverse blog post. Bill Hurley, its Chief Marketing Officer graced our CXO Forum 2019  with his presence on 15 October 2019. The biggest challenge mobile operators…

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Realising The Promise of Smart Cities

Moderated by Francis Kan, this roundtable session discusses the future of cities and how they are embracing themselves for the digital revolution, featuring industry experts Ong Geok Chwee (CEO, Bridge…

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What makes a good partnership?

Partnerships are a common strategy in the telecommunications industry and are essential to making things happen. What are some things to consider before working together as partners? Bridge Alliance speaks to our…

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How are leading telcos going about digital transformation?

How are leaders in the telco industry going about digital transformation? We speak to key thought leaders at Mobile World Congress Barcelona 2019 (MWC 2019) to hear their views about how their organisations…

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Finally launched, 5G will create new uses

This article was contributed by UBM and first appeared on Techgoondu. When Verizon in the United States and SK Telecom in South Korea both rushed to proclaim that they were…

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Telco Leaders Chime in on 2019’s Hot Topics

Amidst the mid-year bustle of events and 5G announcements, we spoke to key telco leaders at Mobile World Congress Barcelona 2019 (MWC 2019) to hear their views about key topics…

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The Future with 5G and IoT – Simplifying Workflows

This opinion editorial by David Pigot, Director of IoT & Enterprise Mobility, Bridge Alliance, first appeared on ConnecTechAsia’s blog. When you put together technology and the future of work, or…

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What Opportunities Do the Future of Work & Life Present?

Governments, businesses, technology providers and aspiring entrepreneurs are in a quest to re-imagine how we work and live. While these visions typically resound on the notes of smart cities and…

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What has 5G to do with Connected Cars? [Panel Key Takeaways]

In a panel that discusses the promises of 5G and IoT that happened at IoT Asia, Ong Geok Chwee, CEO of Bridge Alliance, speaks on the topic of connected cars…

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Frenzy Over 5G – A Solution in Search of a Problem? [Panel Key Takeaways]

Moderated by Jake Saunders, MD & VP Consulting of ABI Research APAC, this panel was a conversation on the promises of 5G and IoT that happened at IoT Asia, featuring…

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Key Growth Drivers to Activate New Revenue Streams for Telcos

The Telecoms World Asia editorial team caught up with Ong Geok Chwee (GC), CEO of Bridge Alliance, to discuss about new revenue opportunities and growth for telcos. This article first appeared on the…

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What is RCS Business Messaging & How Will it Shape Communications: In Conversation with GSMA

What is RCS Business Messaging and how will it change the communications landscape? How will operators play a role in this and what are some key success factors? In this…

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The Future Telco in the Eyes of Industry Experts

What do you envision the future telco to be like? From the perspective of customer intimacy to being an enabler for the Internet of Things (IoT) and being data-led companies,…

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An IoT Experiment in the Work Place: A Story of Pai’s TemperatureBot

Given the sheer amount of work Bridge Alliance has been doing in the Internet of Things (IoT) space, Pai Achuth, our Associate Director of Digital Innovation & Sourcing Projects, decided to…

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How Mobility-related Technologies Will Help Transform the Automotive Industry

The automotive sector is transiting through an enormous change. This urges companies, which are already highly energetic in terms of adapting new age technologies, to keep up with the speed…

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Common Challenges in IoT Deployment that Enterprises Face

Total Telecom caught up with Ong Geok Chwee, CEO of Bridge Alliance, to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing enterprises looking to rollout IoT tech. (This article first appeared on…

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How to Design IoT for Asia

This article first appeared on Telecoms.com. Telecoms.com periodically invites expert third parties to share their views on the industry’s most pressing issues. In this piece Ong Geok Chwee, CEO of Bridge…

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User Empathy in Community Work with ‘The Good Exchange’ Co-founder Siew Yian

This inaugural episode of Bridging Stories features Siew Yian, a former Singtel employee who found her calling in humanitarian work, leading her to set up The Good Exchange (thegoodexchange.org), an…

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The Bridge Alliance Story & How We Work

Movers & Shakers Interview with Ong Geok Chwee – CEO of Bridge Alliance This interview first appeared on Frost Perspectives by Frost & Sullivan. Sachi Mulmi (SM), researcher with Frost…

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