A new study from Juniper Research has found that OTT voice providers are expected to see an increase in their service revenues by 2020, reaching over US$10 billion and representing a fivefold increase over the next five years.
Despite fintech startups being the sexy new kids on the block, and a host of new digital-fuelled payment initiatives and platforms, such disruption will not kill off the incumbents, MOL Inc founder and chairman Ganesh Kumar Bangah told the What's Next conference.
Ericsson has announced the addition of a new functionality, WiFi calling for multi-device, to its existing WiFi calling solution, which would allow operators to extend voice service coverage from smartphones to millions of WiFi-only devices such as tablets and personal computers.
Most Malaysian mobile operators are expected to offer WiFi calling services to their customers by the end of 2016, according to Sebastian Barros, vice president of solutions for Ericsson Malaysia and Sri Lanka.
Want to watch Netflix and Hulu without the hassle? ViewQwest hopes to make it much simpler with its 4K-ready media streaming box and VPN service bundle, and the company is even making it available worldwide. Keith Liu sits down with ViewQwest CEO Vignesa Moorthy to discuss the company's latest plans.
It has been a busy week for the ecosystem, and for DNA! While MDeC works to strengthen the gaming ecosystem, DNA does the same by adding video reviews in both English and Bahasa Malaysia; and while Astro talks up its content in the face of OTT competition, DNA offers a free PDF download of its Telco Deep Dive 2015 special report, writes Karamjit Singh.
Pay-TV operator Astro Malaysia Holdings Bhd is confident that the emergence of new over-the-top video-on-demand players will not hurt its market dominance or have an impact on its revenue.
Continuing our Telco Deep Dive, Goh Thean Eu speaks to Celcom CEO Shazalli Ramly on his plans for 2015, after the first quarter saw the company slipping.
Telcos’ key assets are no longer their physical networks but their brand and customer relationships, which makes them uniquely positioned to offer Communications, Commerce and Community solutions as ‘comcos,’ writes Gerard K.M. Lim.
Irdeto has announced that PT Mega Media Indonesia Group, owner of satellite pay TV service Orange TV, has selected its end-to-end Multiscreen services to support the launch of Genflix.