16th TELMIN held to promote ICT growth in the ASEAN region

5 December 2016 --The 16th ASEAN Telecommunications and Information Technology Ministers Meeting (TELMIN) was held in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam last 25 - 26 November 2016. In line with this year’s theme, “Connected Innovative Community,” the meeting highlighted progress made on the ASEAN ICT Masterplan (AIM) 2020, which envisions a digitally-enabled, secure, sustainable, and innovative ASEAN community. The Chair and Vice-Chair of the meeting were H.E. Dato Mustappa Sirat (Minister of Communications in Brunei Darussalam) and H.E. Tram Iv Tek (Minister of Posts and Telecommunications in Cambodia) respectively. Read more



Philippines Participates in a Training Course on Big Data Analytics

5 December 2016 --A training on “Big Data Analytics and Application in ICT Industry” was held on 16-28 October 2016 in Xi’an City, China. It was sponsored by the Asia-Pacific Telecommunity (APT) and hosted by the Xi’an University of Posts and Telecommunications.

The training aimed to give participants a background on the usage of big data in different application contexts. There were 14 participants from 11 different countries namely: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan, Maldives, Sri Lanka, Samoa, Philippines, and Vietnam. Read more

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Akamai State of the Internet Report Highlights 2nd Quarter 2016 

  • Internet & Broadband Adoption

Global Average Connection Speed is 6.1 Mbps.

Global Average Peak Connection Speed is 36.1 Mbps.

  • Region/country with the highest average mobile connection speed

Europe: United Kingdom, 23.1 Mbps

Asia Pacific: South Korea, 11.1 Mbps

Americas: Canada, 8.4 Mbps

Middle East/Africa: United Arab Emirates, 8.4 Mbps

  • Region/country with highest average peak mobile connection speed

Europe: Germany, 172.8 Mbps

Asia Pacific: Australia, 171.2 Mbps

Middle East/Africa: Israel, 136.0 Mbps

Americas: Peru, 72.1 Mbps