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Celcom Axiata Bhd, a wholly-owned unit of Axiata Group Bhd, expects 2014 to be the ‘Year of Battles’ for mobile operators, according to its chief executive officer Shazalli Ramly.
Maxis Bhd, the country’s largest mobile operator, is continuing to see its Home Services business dragging down overall group earnings.
DiGi.Com Bhd expects to allocate more for capital expenditure (capex) this year, as it aims to further expand its wireless broadband and fibre coverage.
Tata Communications has announced the launch of its mobile VoIP (Voice-over-Internet Protocol) platform, a hosted, white label solution that it claimed allows mobile network operators (MNOs) and other retail voice providers to deliver and monetise innovative converged IP communication services.
The priorities for Asian mobile service providers (MSPs) in 2014 should include a comprehensive review of their service portfolios, the re-evaluation of what works and what doesn’t, and the introduction of new innovative services that will shore up their top- and bottom-lines, according to Frost & Sullivan.
Mobile penetration in Malaysia has long surpassed the 100% mark and is currently hovering around 150%. The Malaysian market is expected to reach a mobile subscriber base of over 50 million by 2015, according to Frost & Sullivan.
Too many startups these days look to angels, VCs and grants for funding, forgetting that all-important source, revenue.
Global telecom operator revenues will exceed US$2 trillion in 2012, with 60% going to mobile operators, according to market research firm Ovum.
The increasingly contentious issue of smartphone subsidies is rapidly ascending to the top of CEO agendas, not only because they present a means of tapping much-anticipated yet unrealized data revenues, but more worryingly because widespread use of such incentives is exerting pressure on the bottom lines of telcos. Delta Partners suggest some measures to mitigate this.