Singapore’s telecommunications players, which saw total mobile revenue grow by about 2% last year, are braced for a challenging 2015 with their Q1 numbers showing signs of weaker growth ahead. DNA editor Goh Thean Eu does some number-crunching.
Digi Telecommunications celebrated its 20th anniversary on May 15, with special promotions for its customers.
Prepaid reloads will continue to be sold with the GST (Goods and Services Tax) added to the reload amount, according to industry regulator the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC).
For the first time since 2010, Maxis Bhd bucked the trend of a traditionally slow first quarter to deliver service revenue of RM2.127 billion (US$591 million) in Q1 2015, up 1.6% from Q4 2014.
Number-crunching Goh Thean Eu looks at the 'Big 3' in Singapore's mobile telecommunications space to see how they fared in 2014.
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.
Maxis reported service revenue remained steady at RM2.049 billion in its third quarter (Q3 2014) ended Sept 30, 2014, while normalised profit after tax inched up 2.9% from the RM480 million registered in Q2 2014 to hit RM494 million.
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Celcom Axiata Bhd, a mobile operator wholly-owned by Axiata Group Bhd, hopes to kill two birds with one stone with the launch of a series of loyalty programmes on Wednesday (April 9).
Analysts expect that Maxis Bhd, the country's largest mobile operator, would likely continue to face challenges in the near-term, especially in the prepaid segment.