Smartphone Penetration

When going mobile backfires: What to watch out for
Going mobile simply because everyone else is doing it is a terribly simplistic way of looking at the medium, and that kind of simplicity generally translates into terrible results, writes Justin Hall.
Patrick Grove goes ‘wild digital,’ has a crazy dream
Any large company in the brick-and-mortar world that attended last week’s Wild Digital conference in Kuala Lumpur, organised by Catcha Group, would have walked away very sober and alarmed, writes Karamjit Singh.
Slugfest: Malaysia’s Big 3 telcos in H1 2015
After suffering a decline in terms of total subscriber base in the first quarter 2015, Malaysia’s mobile industry saw signs of resurrection in the second quarter. Goh Thean Eu looks at all their numbers.
Philippines the ‘most social nation’ according to Opera
The Philippines is the most active country on social media, according to the latest State of the Mobile Web report by Opera Software.
Mobile Internet: It’s about adult videos too, apparently
More than 136 billion adult videos will be watched in 2015 alone, with this set to grow to 193 billion by 2020, according to new data from Juniper Research.
APAC businesses ahead of the curve in mobile-first transformation
A global survey of marketers has found that Asia Pacific businesses, much like the region’s population, are ahead of the curve when it comes to the mobile-first transformation.
Bye-bye 2G: Singapore telcos to stop services April 2017
M1, Singapore Telecommunications (Singtel) and StarHub will stop all 2G (Second Generation) mobile services in Singapore with effect April 1, 2017.
70% of world’s population using smartphones by 2020: Ericsson
By the year 2020, advanced mobile technology will be commonplace around the globe – smartphone subscriptions will more than double to reach 6.1 billion people; 70% of the world’s population will be using smartphones; and 90% will be covered by mobile broadband networks, according to the latest Ericsson Mobility Report.
Enterprise mobility in Malaysia still lagging: IDC Malaysia
Malaysian enterprises are still in the early days of mobility adoption, and businesses have started to move towards developing strategic roadmaps for mobile deployment and the use of internal mobile applications.
‘Crazy people’ at iflix the lure for new group COO Azran
Azran Osman-Rani, the new group COO of iflix, sees the future of content consumption through his seven-year-old’s behavior watching video, he tells DNA founder Karamjit Singh.
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