Armed with the lessons from telcos in the west, Telenor’s Asia executive vice president Sigve Brekke feels that telcos in Asia have the upper hand when the likes of Facebook and Google come knocking.
Three Asia Pacific countries or regions led the global ranks in terms of average Internet connection speeds, and were the only three which saw speeds above the ‘high broadband’ threshold of 10 Mbps in the first quarter of 2013.
The Authority for Info-communications Technology Industry of Brunei Darussalam (AITI), the Directorate General Sumber Daya dan Perangkat Pos dan Informatika of Indonesia (DG SDPPI), the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) and the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA), have jointly announced their commitment to align with the Asia Pacific Telecommunity (APT) 700 MHz band plan.
The CEO of TIME dotCom, which posted a record RM419.1 million in revenue for its 2012 fiscal year, speaks to Karamjit Singh about its outlook for 2013.
TIME dotCom Bhd posted a record RM419.1 million in revenue for its financial year ending Dec 31 2012, a 34% increase from the RM313.9 million recorded in the same period a year ago.
TM executives were a happy bunch earlier this week as the company announced a record 9% rise in group revenue to RM9.99 billion last year, versus the RM9.15 billion in 2011.
The average speed of broadband connectivity in Malaysia (ranked 71) lags that of Thailand (58), but continues to improve, according to the quarterly State of the Internet Report released by web technologies company Akamai for the third quarter of 2012.
Two members of the House of Representative in the Philippines urged telecommunication companies to lower their broadband service rates so more Filipinos can have Internet access at their homes to help them in their information needs for education, business, and other personal uses.
Pikom has to find the next big consumer wave to replace its ebbing PC Fair. Can it succeed?
A Fiber Index Survey commissioned by OpenNet Pte Ltd shows that more than 1-in-5 households in Singapore are now using fiber connections for Internet access, IPTV and other bandwidth-intensive applications.