Speak to Sigve Brekke, executive vice president and head of Telenor Asia, and you realise that India has left an indelible mark on both the man and the Telenor group.
Having realised its business was no longer voice but the mobile Internet, DiGi also decided that the fourth edition of its DiGi Challenge For Change (DGCFC) programme should be more in line with its business, reports A. Asohan.
When it rolled out its 3G network in 2009, DiGi realised it had to act like an Internet company, but its advertising tagline 'Internet for All' became more than just that and is now part of the company's DNA (ahem!).
New research by the GSM Association (GSMA), in association with local mobile operators, found that a large majority of Malaysians are concerned that apps might be collecting personal information without their permission, which have caused many to limit their app use.
Despite Astro’s domination of the pay TV market in Malaysia, startup ABNxcess has thrown its hat into the ring, investing more than RM100 million so far, confident that it can offer the market a value proposition that is still lacking, backed by its choice of delivery platform – digital cable TV.
There's a new telco in town with the recent launch of Altel Communications, a subsidiary of Puncak Semangat Sdn Bhd. But the real question on most minds including DNA CEO Karamjit Singh is this: “Is Syed Mokhtar really serious about being a telco player?”
DiGi recorded second quarter revenue of RM1.653 billion, up 3.4% from RM1.526 billion in the previous quarter, driven mainly by mobile Internet revenue which grew 10.6% quarter-on-quarter, from a larger base of 6.8 million subscribers.
Maxis chooses another former DiGi CEO to take over the company after the first former DiGi head declined; Karamjit Singh looks at the ramifications.
After Maxis and celcom, DiGi became the third to launch 4G LTE services when it rolled out in selected high traffic locations in the Klang Valley.
DiGi has announced the winners of the fourth edition of its Challenge for Change (DGCFC) programme, awarding over RM200,000 in prizes to ideators and application (app) developers for local community-centric mobile apps, built on the theme ‘Bringing Malaysians together, One App At A Time’.