Riding on rapid mobile user growth and fast adoption of mobile advertising in emerging markets, mobile advertising exchange Vserv.mobi, recently announced a series of senior appointments across South-East Asia.
Smartphone sales generated nearly US$4.2 billion in Q1 Demand for Phablets surged to over 1.1 million units
Malaysia’s financial literacy provider MoneyTree and the country’s largest financial comparison site by traffic iMoney have entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that they hope will expand both organisations’ depth and breadth of services in the region.
German national Tim Marbach moved to Malaysia in January with a mission to invest in promising startups and play a role in the nation’s burgeoning market. He shares his thoughts with Digital News Asia (DNA).
In the last 12 months, demand for laptops and tablets grew to hit combined sales of nearly 14.2 million across six of the region’s key markets – Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia and Philippines – reflecting a 32% growth in volume sales compared to the previous year.
In January to September this year, consumers across six key markets in South-East Asia spent over US$4.72 billion on nearly 8.8 million tablets and laptops, reflecting a growth of 12% in value and 26% in volume compared to the same period last year.
In the last 12 month, sales of over 118 million units across the seven key markets in the region—Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Cambodia and the Philippines – brought the total worth of the mobile phone sector to more almost US$137 billion, according to the latest results from GfK Asia.