The GSMA predicts that commercial 5G networks will begin to be widely deployed at the start of the next decade and, by 2025, will provide coverage to a third of the world’s population.
Celcom Planet, the US$80mil 50:50 e-commerce venture between South Korea’s SK Planet and Malaysia’s Celcom Axiata, has announced what is likely to be the first of many partnerships with existing e-commerce sites. Exabytes CEO Chan Kee Siak explains the value of the partnership.
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.’
Celcom Axiata said it entered into an agreement with South Korean e-commerce company SK Planet on Oct 31 to form a joint venture company called Celcom Planet, which is expected to launch an optimised e-commerce platform by the second half of 2015.
TM said it has completed its acquisition of a majority stake in Packet One Networks (P1) after getting the necessary approvals from the relevant regulatory bodies and the shareholders of P1 parent company Green Packet.
Telekom Malaysia is launching its LTE services today in Kedah but DNA sees a bigger objective in the launch.
Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM), the country’s largest fixed-line operator, has agreed to buy a 57% stake in Packet One Networks Sdn Bhd (P1) for RM350 million (US$106 million), putting an end to rumours that have been percolating for almost two years.
Korean telecommunications giant SK Telecom has established a Community Broadband Centre (SK CBC) in Kuala Tomani, Sabah, as a step towards bridging the digital divide between urban and rural folk.