Axiata is determined that its Malaysian subsidiary Celcom will not be affected by the smaller portion of spectrum it is being allocated under a refarming exercise, despite the fact that it will have to spend more on capital expenditure.
Digi responded to Maxis’ callout to discuss 4G LTE claims by calling it a ‘social media gimmick,’ saying that its own main objective is to give consistent network coverage to its subscribers.
Digi claims it now has the widest 4G LTE network in Malaysia, but what does this really mean to its users, given its limited spectrum, and how can it up the ante with its rival looking to swoop? Edwin Yapp has some ideas.
Xpax Magic SIM weekly and monthly plans let customers access high-speed internet connectivity between 1am-7am for free, with affordable calling rates in tow.
Regional telecommunications group Axiata Group Bhd will need its two largest operating companies – Malaysia’s Celcom Axiata Bhd and Indonesia’s PT XL Axiata Tbk – to make a strong comeback in the second half, or the group may miss its 2015 targets.
Continuing our Telco Deep Dive series, Goh Thean Eu looks at the leadership changes in Malaysia’s mobile space, with jostling over prepaid and postpaid customers, even as SMS revenue plunged.
Seasoned telco executive Michael Lai has joined Singapore’s fixed broadband player MyRepublic after the latter bought the Indonesian company Lai was working for in Jakarta.
Celcom Axiata Bhd said it has entered into a partnership with Gigalink Solutions Sdn Bhd to provide M2M (machine-to-machine) solutions that would enable taxis to deliver targeted digital media content to passengers.
DNA editor Goh Thean Eu gives a simple overview of how Malaysian telcos’ broadband packages stack up against each other, as well as against other players in the region.
DNA editor Goh Thean Eu looks at the first half performance of the three major celcos in financial year 2014, where DiGi is turning the market on its head.