Young mobile Internet users in Thailand and Malaysia have rapidly adopted new mobile Internet services and rely on their mobile phones for an unexpectedly wide variety of connectivity needs, according to a new study by Telenor Group’s research arm, Telenor Research.
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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.
If telcos are going to sell their customers contracts which are tied to phones sold at a discount, then they should have a responsibility too if the phones are faulty while still under warranty, writes Karamjit Singh.
Armed with the lessons from telcos in the west, Telenor’s Asia executive vice president Sigve Brekke feels that telcos in Asia have the upper hand when the likes of Facebook and Google come knocking.
Speak to Sigve Brekke, executive vice president and head of Telenor Asia, and you realise that India has left an indelible mark on both the man and the Telenor group.