HGC partners to extend EdgeX by HGC on DCConnect Digital Platform

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HGC Global Communications Limited (HGC) and DCConnect Global have partnered to launch DIA service from EdgeX by HGC on DCConnect digital platform, offering seamless global connectivity.

Hong Kong, 18 May 2023 – HGC Global Communications Limited (HGC), a fully- fledged ICT service provider and network operator with extensive global coverage, have collaborated with DCConnect Global, a leading APAC connectivity provider to launch Dedicated Internet Access (DIA) service from EdgeX by HGC on DCConnect digital platform to provide seamless digital connectivity for extended geographic coverage.

This partnership caters for the immediate demand of the market to bring full end to end automated service delivery. In an effort to maximise efficiency and productivity, the edge infrastructure platform and solutions serve the demands of OTTs and content providers to connect network instantly.

Through EdgeX by HGC, DCConnect’s coverage has expanded to 4 additional point of presence in Hong Kong, Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia and consequently brings to the market a feasible solution that can be deployed with ease, in scale and achieve real-time significance.

DIA is a gateway to expand point to point and cloud connectivity. Via EdgeX by HGC backed DIA service on DCConnect’s platform, OTTs and enterprises can now enjoy a unique edge infrastructure that is supported by software-defined (SDN) network.

DCConnect together with HGC have refurbished a platform for geo-sensitive and mission critical applications as well as a one stop shop where customers can experience more diverse and tailored options in scale and speed. By building on the strength of DCConnect and the global POP and digital infrastructure presence of HGC, both parties can build further catering of customers in more locations to come and bring digital transformation to doorsteps.

Cliff Tam, Senior Vice President, Global Data Strategy & Operations of HGC’s International Business said, “We are proud to announce our partnership with DCConnect to bring a more tailored and diverse digital content experience to more eyeballs. EdgeX by HGC offers faster and smoother service delivery. With our fully-meshed digital infrastructure and best in class one-stop connectivity, cloud, data centre solutions and EdgeX services, we are enabling partners to focus on pushing the boundaries of innovation to cater to market demands.”

Henry Lam, CEO of DCConnect Global said, “We are excited about our company’s collaboration with HGC to launch this innovative Instant DIA service in Asia. The DIA service supported by an automatic SDN platform will provide unparalleled scalability and speed to customers, delivering unique and unmatched options”

About DCConnect Global

Headquartered in Singapore, DCConnect offers comprehensive connectivity solutions to meet clients’ needs with API-based partnerships provide on-demand access to advanced SDN-based services, including Internet, IP Transit, DCI, and Cloud Connect. With a focus on incentivizing partners to connect network and bandwidth resources, DCConnect has created the first autonomous network ecosystem.

As a leading technology firm that offers cutting-edge SDN and blockchain-based solutions to address today’s networking challenges, DCConnect’s solutions have been enhanced and extended by the implementation of over 1,000 Data Center PoPs across North America, Europe, APAC, SE Asia, and MENA, providing access to over 61 countries.

About HGC Global Communications Limited

HGC Global Communications Limited (HGC) is a leading Hong Kong and international telecom operator and ICT solution provider. The company owns an extensive network and infrastructure in Hong Kong and overseas and provides various kinds of services. HGC has 25 overseas offices, with business over 5 continents. It provides telecom infrastructure service to other operators and serves as a service provider to corporate and households. The company provides full-fledged telecom, data centre services, ICT solutions and broadband services for local, overseas, corporate, SME and mass markets. HGC owns and operates an extensive fibre- optic network, five cross-border telecom routes integrated into tier-one telecom operators in mainland China and connects with hundreds of world-class international telecom operators. 

HGC is one of Hong Kong’s largest Wi-Fi service providers, running over 29,000 Wi-Fi hotspots in Hong Kong. The company is committed to further investing and enriching its current infrastructure and, in parallel, adding on top the latest technologies and developing its infrastructure services and solutions. In 2019, HGC Group completed the acquisition of Macroview Telecom Limited (Macroview), a leading digital technology solution and managed services provider. The addition of Macroview further accelerates HGC Group’s digital transformation path and positioning as a pioneering ICT and digital services leader. HGC is a portfolio company of I Squared Capital, an independent global infrastructure investment manager focusing on energy, utilities and transport in North America, Europe and selected fast-growing economies.

To learn more, please visit HGC’s website at: https://www.hgc.com.hk/