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Leading tech firms make CDP 2105 Climate A List

| November 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
Leading tech firms make CDP 2105 Climate A List

The Carbon Disclosure Project has named its A List companies for 2015. The A List represents companies that were graded ‘A’ for their climate change mitigation and reporting efforts for the past year – basically scoring 85 out 100 in the CDP grading. In addition, companies will have to score maximum points for reducing emissions […]

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Telcos to sell Microsoft Office 365 on cloud

| July 4, 2011 | 0 Comments
Telcos to sell Microsoft Office 365 on cloud

Major telecoms operators around the world will now be selling desktop software, albeit via the cloud. SingTel, Telstra, NTT Communications, Vodafone, Bell Canada, and Telefonica, have all signed up to distribute, or as Microsoft puts it, syndicate, Microsoft’s cloud-based Office 365 offering. Basically, Office 365 will give a user a package of software – Office, […]

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Subsea cables wanted for climate change research

| August 15, 2010 | 0 Comments

A university researcher has called for telecommunications operators to offer up their subsea cable infrastructure to help with climate monitoring. John Yuzhu You, a scientist at Sydney University, says that submarine cables laying at the bottom of the sea can help climate change scientist monitor key changes in world’s environment, including ocean currents, salinity, seismology […]

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SingTel building new 9-storey complex with A-REIT

| May 8, 2009 | 0 Comments
SingTel building new 9-storey complex with A-REIT

By CommsDay International SingTel has entered into a S$175 million agreement with Singapore real estate developer, Ascendas Real Estate Investment Trust (A-REIT) to build a new 9-storey hi-tech building next to its existing Kim Chuan Telecommunications Complex. According to A-REIT, the total investment for the base building and land is about S$99.6 million with an […]

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Tandberg sees bright future for videoconferencing

| March 18, 2009 | 0 Comments

By Petroc Wilton, Communications Day As the initial shock of the financial crisis yields to a market focus on long-term cost savings, videoconferencing specialist Tandberg is buoyant about its Australian prospects. With offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Canberra, Australia & NZ regional director Philip Siefert is looking to grow the company’s 30-strong local team […]

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Teleconferencing on a roll

| November 4, 2008 | 0 Comments

By Pamela Perez, CommsDay In the midst of the current global economic turmoil, tele-conferencing has become a more practical medium to do business in a bid to cut international travel costs, according to research conducted last month by IDC Asia-Pacific. An analyst at IDC, Kenneth Liew said, “The slowdown will actually affect the financial institutions, […]

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Major Asian carriers snub Carbon Disclosure Project 2008

| September 25, 2008 | 0 Comments
Major Asian carriers snub Carbon Disclosure Project 2008

More than half of the Asian companies listed under the telecommunications services category failed to respond or chose not to respond to the 2008 Carbon Disclosure Project, which asks leading global corporations to disclose their emission levels and strategies. More than 3,000 companies across different industries were sent questionnaires as part of this year’s CDP […]

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SingTel to build 150K sq ft 'green' data centre

| April 24, 2008 | 0 Comments

Singapore Telecom announced that it will build a new 150,000 sq ft data centre facility at the city’s Kim Chuan industrial area. The new facility, dubbed Kim Chuan Telecommunications Centre 2 (KCTC-2) will be SingTel’s fifth data centre in its home market and pushes the operator’s total data centre volume to more than half a […]

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