Mergers and acquisitions (M&As) may be on the cards for mobile telecommunications group Axiata Group Bhd this year, as some of the Asian markets are ripe for consolidation.
The digital and mobile play has been the talk of advertising and marketing industry for a number of years now, but it was only last week that Axiata Group Bhd signalled its serious entry into the space with a strategic alliance with a US-based ad tech company.
US-based advertising technology company Adknowledge Inc said it has entered into a strategic alliance with Axiata Digital Advertising, a subsidiary of telecom giant Axiata Group Bhd, one of Asia’s largest telecommunications companies.
DNA founder Karamjit Singh looks back at a fun-filled year and picks five of his articles that have left a deep impression on him … and he wants to pick the brains of DNA readers.
Celcom Planet, the US$80mil 50:50 e-commerce venture between South Korea’s SK Planet and Malaysia’s Celcom Axiata, has announced what is likely to be the first of many partnerships with existing e-commerce sites. Exabytes CEO Chan Kee Siak explains the value of the partnership.
In his first interview on Axiata Group’s digital strategy, CEO Jamaludin Ibrahim shares that the telco is one year behind the pace he would have liked, and his relief that it has not committed ‘the worst sin.’
Mark Chang exits JobStreet.com, James Khoo of SecQ.me exits but under different circumstances, while MOL Global’s Ganesh Bangah Kumar has to deal with the fallout from his CFO quitting on the eve of his debut results announcement. It’s a tale of exits in the ecosystem this week!
A better way to measure telcos is ROCE or ROIC This comes as Axiata sees EBITDA margin fall
Malaysian entrepreneurs are a happy bunch this week with two new funding channels opening up for them. But with the country also looking to attract talent from overseas to launch their ideas from Malaysia, DNA founder Karamjit Singh wonders if the Government should be more practical here.
Axiata Group starts its journey investing into startups with the creation of the bumiputera-focused US$30-million (RM100-million) Axiata Digital Innovation Fund, together with Mavcap.