China Unicom enters Cambodia

China Unicom, the country’s largest telecoms operator, has expanded into Cambodia to build optical telecommunication pathways in the Kingdom as part of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). The Hong Kong-listed company officially opened its China Unicom (Cambodia) subsidiary on Monday to become the latest industry ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/china-unicom-enters-cambodia

Royal Group and Fusionex Group sign MOA to power up Smart Trade Facilitation in Cambodia

The Royal group, Cambodia’s leading conglomerate and Fusionex Group, one of the largest multi award-winning and the leading data technology group in the region, signed a memorandum of agreement where both groups will cooperate in the area of Smart Trade Facilitation in Cambodia. This cooperation ...

The Phnom Penh Post staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/royal-group-and-fusionex-group-sign-moa-power-smart-trade-facilitation-cambodia

Smart Axiata awaits go ahead to launch 5G network

Smart Axiata is ready to roll out its 5G network and is waiting for the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications to provide clarity on the way forward on this matter, which includes the authorisation to launch 5G commercial services in the Kingdom, the head of ...

Poovenraj Kanagaraj
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50658752/smart-axiata-awaits-go-ahead-to-launch-5g-network/

Kingdom aiming for direct internet access

Cambodia is aiming to no longer rely on Vietnam and Thailand for bandwidth and access to the international internet gateway. Prime Minister Hun Sen during a cabinet meeting on Friday told Post and Telecommunication Ministry officials to look into how the Kingdom can have its own ...

Khuon Narim
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50654936/kingdom-aiming-for-direct-internet-access/

AIIB provides CFOCN $75M loan for fibre optic network

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), which is a Chinese initiative, has provided its first loan of $75 million to Cambodia Fiber Optic Communication Network Co Ltd (CFOCN) to improve the Kingdom’s internet speed and quality, an AIIB statement said. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/aiib-provides-cfocn-75m-loan-fibre-optic-network

Cambodia’s cyberbullied children

The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has released the results of a five-week poll involving one million young people and suggestions from a series of student-led #ENDviolence Youth Talks. Among the findings from the poll and youth talks was that 85.7 percent of young ...

Sheith Khidhir
https://theaseanpost.com/article/cambodias-cyberbullied-children

Unicef calls for ‘concrete action’ on online bullying in Cambodia

The UN Children’s Agency has called for a new policy to protect Cambodian children from bullying. In a statement released to coincide with Safer Internet Day on Tuesday, Unicef said young people between the ages of 15 and 25 years olds were particularly at risk. Natascha ...

Kann Vicheika
https://www.voacambodia.com/a/unicef-calls-for-concrete-action-on-online-bullying-in-cambodia/4775248.html

Internet users rise as network coverage expands

There has been a spike in the number of internet connections in the Kingdom, with nearly two million new subscribers registered in the first half of 2018, an official with the Telecommunication Regulator Cambodia said yesterday. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50514827/internet-users-rise-as-network-coverage-expands/

Free Wi-Fi boost for buses

Public buses in Phnom Penh are to get free Wi-Fi in the pilot phase of an operation to increase convenience for passengers. Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority, which operates the buses, says it will cooperate with the Space Media company to install Wi-Fi routers for ...

Pav Suy
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50513321/free-wi-fi-boost-for-buses/

Reducing the digital divide with free Wi-Fi at schools

Telecom Cambodia aims to enhance access to the internet for students across the nation with a recently launched programme that seeks to equip high schools in the provinces with modern equipment, including free Wi-Fi. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50508863/reducing-the-digital-divide-with-free-wi-fi-at-schools/

Ministry seeks help of ICT sector to end hacks

The Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications is calling for the cooperation of all stakeholders in the ICT sector to solve a vulnerability in mobile phone networks that has led to a rise in the number of hacks in the kingdom. ...

Sok Chan
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50113853/ministry-seeks-help-of-ict-sector-to-end-hacks/

UN extolls power of tech in goals to development

Private-sector investment into technology can help developing countries meet the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), representatives said yesterday at a conference, sparking debate on how Cambodian entrepreneurs can incorporate humanitarian goals into core business operations. ...

Robin Spiess
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/un-extolls-power-tech-goals-development

Kingdom targeted by new malware

The Kingdom’s computer networks, including government servers, are reported to be the targets of a virus unique to Cambodia and deployed through spam emails and phishing campaigns, which lure victims with emails disguised as official communications, though officials yesterday maintained they were unaffected. ...

Alessandro Marazzi Sassoon and Rinith Taing
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kingdom-targeted-new-malware

Malware vulnerability high in Kingdom, report notes

Cambodia is among the most vulnerable countries in Asia when it comes to viruses, spam, spyware and other cyberthreats, according to a recent report from Microsoft. ...

Daphne Chen
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/malware-vulnerability-high-kingdom-report-notes

Police hold 200 Chinese in scam

About 200 Chinese people were arrested yesterday in two Poipet guesthouses in a bust on a scam operation that targeted civil servants in China with blackmail, according to police. ...

Niem Chheng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/police-hold-200-chinese-scam

ISP licences pulled by telecom regulator over inactivity

The Kingdom’s telecom regulator has revoked the licences of three internet service providers (ISPs) after finding that the companies were no longer operating. ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/isp-licences-pulled-telecom-regulator-over-inactivity

Final call for ISP that seems to have skipped town

The Kingdom’s telecom regulator has threatened to strip the operating licence of a local internet service provider (ISP) whose owners appear to have shut down operations and skipped town. ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/final-call-isp-seems-have-skipped-town

Investors start to see potential returns in Cambodian Startups

Lack of trust from investors has so far limited the growth potential of the growing number of Cambodian technology startups. Five-year old Khmerload, a Cambodian entertainment news website modeled after the American media giant Buzzfeed, has become one of the country’s first local tech startups ...

Sophat Soeung and Neou Vannarin
http://www.voacambodia.com/a/investors-start-to-see-potential-returns-in-cambodian-startups/3804195.html

$5 mil Smart fund launched for start-ups

Smart Axiata, Cambodia’s leading telecommunications company, yesterday launched a $5 million venture capital fund for digital service companies and start-ups in the country. The Smart Axiata Digital Innovation Fund aims to meet demands for cash and expertise as the number of Cambodian digital entrepreneurs increases rapidly. ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/37001/-5-mil--smart-fund-launched-for-start-ups/

First submarine cable launched

Cambodia’s first submarine telecoms cable, costing $100 million, that will strengthen existing internet capacity and greatly increase connectivity speed at lower cost, was officially launched yesterday. ...

May Kunmakara
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/36511/first-submarine-cable-launched/

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