HAPS/RPAS: Time for the Bird to Fly the Nest

Posted on 4th October 2018

On 13 September, Access Partnership hosted a roundtable discussion on the role of High-Altitude Platform Stations (HAPS) and Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) applications in telecom infrastructure. The event was led by our Director for Infrastructure, Colin Thompson, and attended by HAPS/RPAS developers and vendors, government and regulators, and industry experts from the legal, financial and insurance industries. What are the challenges, opportunities and regulatory landscape for companies operating with HAPS/RPAS?

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Webinar Recording: GDPR Goes Global: The Case of Brazil and India

Posted on 4th October 2018

In this webinar, we analysed the GDPR’s influence in Brazil and India and the impact of their own updates to data protection legislation on key business sectors. We also looked at what leading companies are doing to comply with new requirements to identify the best practices that will allow companies to stay ahead of the wave of GDPR-inspired regulations around the world.

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Key takeaways from “The Ethics of AI” event

Posted on 3rd October 2018

As machines become ever-smarter and better at making decisions, how do we ensure they behave ethically? This was the key question that speakers tackled at the Digital Leadership Forum event “The Ethics of AI” hosted by Dell Technologies at Pivotal. 

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Key Takeaways from VSAT Global Forum

Posted on 1st October 2018

Access Partnership’s Director of Technical Advisory and Regulatory Engineering, Colin Thomson, chaired the second day of the VSAT Global Forum in London on 20 September, while Senior Consultant Daphné Joseph spoke on the regulatory trends in satellite connectivity. 

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Key Takeaways from the Singapore International Cyber Week

Posted on 27th September 2018

As ASEAN Chair, Singapore pulled out all the stops for the third instalment of the Singapore International Cyber Week (SICW) on 18-20 September. Themed “Forging a Trusted and Open Cyberspace”, the premium event connected more than 8000 international cyber experts, policy-makers, academics, and industry leaders. Here are the key takeaways from the event.

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Brexit Brief: Prime Minister on the Defensive After Salzburg Summit Fallout

Posted on 27th September 2018

The Salzburg summit was billed as a chance for Prime Minister Theresa May to gather warm words of support about her Brexit plans from European counterparts in the run-up to a challenging Conservative party conference next week. Instead, May was thrown on to the defensive when EU leaders, led by European Council President Donald Tusk and French President Emmanuel Macron, rejected core elements of her plan as “unworkable,” although both stressed a deal was certainly possible.

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Press Release: APAC Governments and Industry Commit to Improve Cybersecurity

Posted on 27th September 2018

Inconsistent and contradictory cybersecurity rules will make it difficult for companies to operate across borders in ASEAN, governments and industry agreed on 20 September. The Cybersecurity Coalition for APAC (CCAPAC), the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore, and the US government, with the support of Access Partnership, gathered to discuss the role of public-private cooperation for cybersecurity on the sidelines of Singapore International Cyber Week.  

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