Who’s winning the celco war in Malaysia? DNA editor Goh Thean Eu gets fiscal and crunches the 2014 numbers from Celcom, Digi and Maxis.
Indonesia’s Communication and Information Technology Minister Rudiantara wants to change the republic’s licensing model with mobile operators. What’s the rationale, will it be successful, and what are the challenges? Goh Thean Eu finds out at the NEC Innovative Solutions Fair 2015 in Jakarta.
Norway is the only major European country to make it into the top 10 global markets in the Broadband Development Index, a new service launched by global technology research and advisory firm Ovum to track the take-up of high-speed fixed and mobile broadband services in 191 countries.
Most Asean countries have strong broadband plans, but room for improvement Malaysia and Singapore ahead of the curve, former faces more challenges though
Smartphones will account for two out of every three mobile connections globally by 2020, according to a major new report by GSMA Intelligence, the research arm of the GSM Association.
Mobile data traffic to jump tenfold by 2019, video the main catalyst Indoor coverage important, telcos need to consider advanced solutions
IDC projects that the growth rate for voice services revenue in Asia Pacific excluding Japan region will slow down to a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.5% from 2012 to 2017. However, data connectivity or mobile broadband revenue will grow at a CAGR of 19.3% in that same time period.
According to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Asia/Pacific Semiannual Telecom Services Tracker, the Asia Pacific excluding Japan (APeJ) fixed broadband market reached a value of US$20.3 billion in the first half of 2013, showing 5.2% half on half growth.
Celcom Axiata Berhad reported its 30th consecutive quarter of revenue growth, with revenue in the third quarter from July to September 2013 coming in at RM2.02 billion, a marginal improvement over last quarter’s RM2.01 billion.
The GSM Association said it is collaborating with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) in a new programme to encourage the development of mobile broadband in the Asia Pacific region.