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Nexmo to ‘double or triple’ its presence in Asia
Fresh off a 2014 that saw its business volume double and revenue move up 85% year on year, London-based cloud communications provider Nexmo is planning to significantly increase the size of its team in Asia, in a bid to secure a larger piece of the growing regional pie.
Axiata executes multi-pronged digital strategy
In his first interview on Axiata Group’s digital strategy, CEO Jamaludin Ibrahim shares that the telco is one year behind the pace he would have liked, and his relief that it has not committed ‘the worst sin.’
GNum out to bridge online and mobile communications
With a go-to-market strategy that’s centred on working with telco operators and not against them, for Singapore startup GNum Pte Ltd, it’s all about the careful positioning of its product within the comfort zone of decision makers.
Telenor adapting to a data-centric world
Telenor CEO Jon Fredrik Baksaas tells DNA founder Karamjit Singh the 160-year old telco is doing everything it can to remain relevant in an increasingly data-centric world.
Mobile data set to overtake voice in Malaysia by 2017: IDC
Mobile data services will become the key driver for mobile operators in Malaysia and is expected to surpass mobile voice revenue in 2017, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Mobile Service Tracker 2H 2013.
Telco Deep Dive: Q&A with the Big 3 (Part 2)
On May 26, Digital News Asia (DNA) released its first Deep Dive report, which looked at the telecommunications space in Malaysia. In this final article, DNA founder Karamjit Singh puts the senior executives of the Big 3 telcos in the hot seat. This reprint includes responses from Celcom Axiata CEO Shazalli Ramly, which came too late to be included in the initial report. This is the second of a two-part finale.
Telco Deep Dive: Q&A with the Big 3 (Part 1)
On May 26, Digital News Asia (DNA) released its first Deep Dive report, which looked at the telecommunications space in Malaysia. In this final article, DNA founder Karamjit Singh puts the senior executives of the Big 3 telcos in the hot seat. This reprint includes responses from Celcom Axiata CEO Shazalli Ramly, which came too late to be included in the initial report.
Telco Deep Dive: Consumers value performance over price
On May 26, Digital News Asia (DNA) released its first Deep Dive report, which looked at the telecommunications space in Malaysia. In this article, DNA founder Karamjit Singh looks at the big changes afoot in the mobile telco space, with consumers now placing performance over price for the first time, and with vendors pushing to ‘cloudify’ their networks.
Broadband strategy imperative for APAC mobile operators: IDC
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.
No 1 risk for telcos is failure to adapt to new technologies: EY study
Telcos must reposition their business models and adapt to new roles across a growing number of new technologies or risk losing major growth opportunities, warns a new report by EY.
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