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US-based Adknowledge and Axiata in pact to tap Asia’s mobile ad market
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.
Karamjit: My Fave 5 of 2014
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 partners with Exabytes Network
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.
Axiata executes multi-pronged digital strategy
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.’
Week in Review: Tale of three ‘exits’
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!
Margins are misleading indicators, says Axiata CEO
A better way to measure telcos is ROCE or ROIC This comes as Axiata sees EBITDA margin fall
Week in Review: Is Malaysia ready to welcome them?
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 gets into startup game via US$30mil fund with Mavcap
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.
Week in Review: Competition and mitigation strategies
Heightened competition is a given and Karamjit Singh learned how to rephrase a standard question in the toolkit of journalists, thanks to his attending back-to-back press conferences by Axiata and Telekom Malaysia. 
Axiata looks at possible tech acquisitions
Axiata group CEO Jamaludin Ibrahim has set a target for at least five of the group’s companies to become digital telco companies by 2019. The group however has to make up for lost time compared with SingTel and Telenor, writes Karamjit Singh.
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