Spectrum Refarming

Celcom charts positive growth in Q2 2017
Strong data growth versus one year ago, powers Celcom to a 1.4% rise in service revenue and helps it outperform its peers in terms of Q2 2017 performance.
Malaysia to announce spectrum fee details in four weeks
Malaysia’s Communications and Multimedia Ministry is expected to announce the details of the upfront spectrum assignment fees for mobile operators within the next four weeks, said sources.
Three things we’ve learnt from Malaysia’s spectrum reallocation
Edwin Yapp looks at Malaysia’s recent spectrum reallocation and ponders what it means to consumers, while laying out challenges for operators.  
U Mobile to relook capex plan, gets into the video game
U Mobile Sdn Bhd is looking at accelerating its network expansion this year, hoping to take advantage of the additional spectrum it is about to be granted.
Week in Review: Lessons in spectrum refarming and e-commerce
E-commerce and spectrum news in the region grabbed Karamjit Singh’s attention as Japanese players struggle, brick-and-mortar Indonesian players go online, and Singapore’s telco regulator shows its Malaysian counterpart how it’s done.
Undeterred, IDA allows for fourth telco in Singapore
The IDA has made the decision, after two public consultations, to allow for a fourth telco to enter Singapore, even allocating a sizable spectrum block for the new entrant.
Axiata adamant that Celcom won’t be affected by smaller spectrum allocation
Axiata is determined that its Malaysian subsidiary Celcom will not be affected by the smaller portion of spectrum it is being allocated under a refarming exercise, despite the fact that it will have to spend more on capital expenditure.
Week in Review: Malaysia’s spectrum refarming
News of Malaysia’s spectrum refarming exercise will likely dominate for months to come, predicts Karamjit Singh, while cautioning readers to not drink too much Kool Aid when it comes to startup funding.  
DNA on BFM: Spectrum refarming roils telcos
Mobile telcos are in turmoil and Karamjit Singh’s blood boils in this week’s shortened DNA’s Tech Talk segment on BFM. What on earth is going on?
Malaysian telcos in the dark as govt reallocates spectrum
After first announcing an auction for spectrum, the Malaysian Government did a U-turn and allocated spectrum anyway, saying it would impose yet-to-be-named upfront fees. Stymied? So’s the industry.
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