Mobile Internet

DiGi’s RM900mil capex bet on 3G and LTE
DiGi.Com Bhd will be investing up to RM900 million (US$275 million) in capital expenditure (capex) this year, the bulk of which will be used to widen its third generation (3G) and Long Term Evolution (LTE) network coverage.
Facebook and GSMA in joint move to ‘connect the unconnected’
The GSM Association (GSMA) and Facebook Inc, through its Internet.org partnership, have announced a joint initiative designed to connect the billions of men and women globally who currently have no access to Internet-based communications services.
DiGi to spend more on capex in 2014
DiGi.Com Bhd expects to allocate more for capital expenditure (capex) this year, as it aims to further expand its wireless broadband and fibre coverage.
Bottom of pyramid stirs excitement for Telenor
Telenor’s Sigve Brekke talks about how new demand for data is coming from unlikely market segments, which in turn drives the demand for spectrum across various bands.
DiGi Challenge for Change goes through with first-ever #IdeaJam
DiGi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd (DiGi) recently hosted what it called the #IdeaJam, the first-ever idea accelerator session for its Challenge for Change (DiGiCFC) programme.
Celcom’s Escape brings BPL to multiple screens, including mobile
Escape Axiata Sdn Bhd, a fully owned subsidiary of Celcom Axiata Berhad, has signed a Barclays Premier League (BPL) broadcast sponsorship partnership with Astro SuperSport and Fox Sports that it said would bring to Malaysian fans an integrated football experience packaged to suit a digital mobile lifestyle.
Singapore’s M1 in strategic partnership with Deezer
M1 Limited (M1) has announced an exclusive partnership with global music streaming service Deezer, which would see the former‘s postpaid mobile customers enjoying unlimited access to more than 30 million songs from international, Asian and local artistes such as Bruno Mars, Jay Chou, Yuna and The Sam Willows.
U Mobile launches LTE service in Klang Valley, JB
U Mobile has officially announced the availability of its LTE or 4G service, offering customers high-speed mobile Internet of up to 75 megabits per second (Mbps) for prepaid, postpaid and broadband plan customers.
Malaysia amongst most savvy, least brand-conscious smartphone markets: Study
Malaysia is among the most smartphone-savvy and least brand-conscious markets in emerging Asia according to TNS’ annual global Mobile Life study, said the Telenor Group in Asia.
GSMA joins ITU in campaign to boost mobile broadband in Asia Pacific
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.
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