Adds Woon Ooi Yuen to its senior management team as deputy chief technology officer.
Digi has launched Digi Accelerate, its accelerator programme in which the two winning startups would be able to get up to US$25,000 in seed funding each.
Social and video advertising platform AdParlor, an Adknowledge Asia division, has appointed country directors for Thailand, HK and Taiwan, and Malaysia.
Telenor Group subsidiaries Digi in Malaysia and dtac in Thailand have launched its Capture app, which allows users to save and share photos and video from any device through the Telenor cloud.
While the mobile Internet continues to explode across Asia, recent research by the Telenor Group in four of its regional markets suggests that not all citizens in these societies are receiving access to the benefits of connectivity.
Effective government policy in Thailand could increase mobile and fixed broadband penetration to 133% by 2020, up from 52% in 2013, according to the GSM Association (GSMA).
Telenor Group has announced the appointment of Albern Murty, currently COO of Digi.Com Bhd, as its new CEO. Current Digi CEO Lars-Åke Norling will take on the CEO role in Total Access Communication PCL (dtac) in Thailand.
Telenor Group said it expects to increase its mobile Internet subscriber base in Asia to 45 million users by year’s end, an increase of approximately 64% year-over-year and the company’s fastest uptake of mobile Internet users to date.
dtac, one of Thailand’s largest mobile operators, has chosen Alcatel-Lucent’s Agile Optical Networking to upgrade its existing 3G (Third Generation) network and lay the foundation for a 4G LTE (Long-Term Evolution) network that will eventually deliver ultra-broadband mobile access to more than 40% of the Thai population.
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.