Author: Digital News Asia

Twimbit: APAC telco revenues grew at 8.1% to US$132 bil in Q1 2023 with Dialog Axiata a standout
The aggregate EBITDA margin declined from 33.8% to 29.5% Dialog Axiata emerged with an exceptional annual growth rate of 31% Twimbit, a Singapore based Asian research and advisory firm, recently released a report on Asia Pacific telcos in Q1 2023 that dives into the growth trajectory of telcos recording positive revenue growth during this period. 
MDEC expects inaugural DEX Connex and FOX Xposure programmes in Indonesia to generate US$55mil in export opportunites
42 Malaysian companies went to Jakarta to participate in programme MDEC expects US$55 mil in digital export opportunities to be generated
DNB 5G access agreement finalised and equity participation negotiations going smoothly
As of June, 5G coverage in populated area is 15.3% away from target of 80% Maxis expected to sign agreement upon shareholder’s greement next month
Maybank welcomes Tesla, acts as key EV financier in Malaysia
Tesla buyers to enjoy up to 90% financing through Maybank’s EV Financing Mobilized approx US$68 mil auto financing for EV, hybrid cars in M’sia in 2022 
The Radical Fund secures first close for investments in climate solutions for Southeast Asia
The Radical Fund announced that it has secured the first close of its target US$40 million fund.
Fintech Salmon sets record for largest Series A debt financing in Philippines with US$20mil facility
Salmon announced that it has secured a US$20 million debt facility from U.S. firm, Argentem Creek Partners.  
Thales deepens its research & technology commitment in Singapore with extension of joint NTU / CNRS Laboratory
Thales, in a statement, reaffirmed its alignment with this ambition, boasting one of its five R&D centers situated in Singapore.
Malaysia remains top three in terms of phishing attacks in Southeast Asia 
Data from Kaspersky shows that email phishing attacks in Malaysia remain at an alarming rate.
Exabytes encourages businesses to leverage cloud technology for IR4.0 sustainability
Aims to address sustainability, efficiency in digital era, focusing on digital transformation Attendees got practical solutions for optimising supply chains & embracing ESG principles
CelcomDigi partners Huawei, ZTE for nationwide network integration and modernisation
CelcomDigi partner Huawei Malaysia and ZTE Malaysia for the purchase of network services, solutions and equipment for its nationwide network integration and modernisation project. 
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