Spectrum

How will the spectrum fees impact the telcos and us?
Recently, the Malaysian Communication and Multimedia Commission announced that it will be charging the mobile operators fees for the 900MHz and 1800MHz spectrum it is allocating. How will this impact the telcos and the consumers? Goh Thean Eu writes.
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.
DNA on BFM: Tune Talk’s Swag-ger, Grab’s bravado
This week’s show had Karamjit Singh talking about five stories, from the Ata Plus launch to Tune Talk’s swagger and Grab taking on Uber’s bike challenge.
Week in Review: The words they use
This week sees Karamjit Singh’s attention grabbed by some creative marketing from a Tony Fernandes-owned telco, and the desire of an Indonesian e-commerce pioneer to stay local – by not taking in a foreign investor.
Tune Talk’s 8G technology … wait, what?
Tune Talk CEO Jason Lo touts the ‘first in the world’ capability of its 8G MiFi service while shying away from clarifying the business model, writes Karamjit Singh.
Project Loon to ‘land’ in Indonesia amidst challenges
Google's Project Loon will be ‘landing’ in Indonesia after an agreement was reached with the republic’s three main operators, but industry observers say there are regulatory and other challenges ahead.
AsiaPac telco community gets a spectrum slap from GSMA
The GSM Association said it is disappointed that the Asia Pacific telecommunications community has not identified sufficient spectrum to meet growing consumer demand.
Telco Deep Dive: Spectrum refarming in limbo?
Realignment has to happen this year; three possible permutations Spectrum management needs more transparency, urgency
Thailand can boost GDP with mobile broadband policy: GSMA study
Effective government policy in Thailand could increase mobile and fixed broadband penetration to 133% by 2020, up from 52% in 2013, according to the GSM Association (GSMA).
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