Tuesday, 27 June 2017

International connectivity disparity fuels ASEAN digital divide

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom, in Singapore
Tuesday 02 June 15

World Bank's IFC says it will take time for new regional Internet hubs to emerge and challenge Singapore.

International Internet connectivity or the lack thereof is contributing to a vast a digital divide among members of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN). Preliminary research published by consultancy Terabit at CommunicAsia on Tuesday revealed that top-ranked Singapore enjoyed 3 Tbps of international bandwidth at the end of 2014, while bottom-ranked Laos had just 13 Gbps…

International Internet connectivity or the lack thereof is contributing to a vast a digital divide among members of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN). Preliminary research published by consultancy Terabit at CommunicAsia on Tuesday revealed that top-ranked Singapore enjoyed 3 Tbps of international bandwidth at the end of 2014, while bottom-ranked Laos had just 13 Gbps…

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