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StarHub FY14 revenue inches up 1%, driven by equipment sales
StarHub announced that total revenue for 2014 edged up 1% to S$2.36 billion thanks to higher revenue from the sales of equipment, driven by strong demand for the new iPhones, but the telco giant also saw a 1% dip in service revenue and a 17% plunge in broadband revenue.
IDC’s Top 10 predictions for Malaysian telco market in 2015
Telecommunications service providers in Malaysia are expected to redefine their strategies, transform their organisations, and launch new solutions and technologies to retain growth and stay relevant in the market in 2015, according to International Data Corporation (IDC).
The MCMC shakeup: From tranquility to turbulence
Malaysia’s Minister of Communications and Multimedia Ahmad Shabery Cheek needs to explain why he wants to separate the roles of MCMC chairman and CEO. Until he does, speculation will be flying and will only distract the new chairman, Dr Halim Shafie.
One year on, Altel hits 250K active prepaid subscriptions
Altel Communications hit 250,000 active prepaid subscriptions, with its own billing system and core networks being built in preparation for a post-paid offering. The company is said to be looking for strategic investor to strengthen its value proposition to market.
Spectrum matters top-of-mind for telco CEOs
The anxious wait for spectrum refarming will have every telco CEO on tenterhooks, writes Karamjit Singh, with a recent MCMC industry briefing shedding some light on the factors that will influence the regulator’s thinking.
Deep Dive: It’s sizzling in the telco world
DNA founder Karamjit Singh is excited to share news of DNA’s first Deep Dive on the telecommunications sector.
DiGi’s RM900mil capex bet on 3G and LTE
DiGi.Com Bhd will be investing up to RM900 million (US$275 million) in capital expenditure (capex) this year, the bulk of which will be used to widen its third generation (3G) and Long Term Evolution (LTE) network coverage.
Bottom of pyramid stirs excitement for Telenor
Telenor’s Sigve Brekke talks about how new demand for data is coming from unlikely market segments, which in turn drives the demand for spectrum across various bands.
Telenor’s Asia CEO Brekke on OTT and spectrum re-farming
Armed with the lessons from telcos in the west, Telenor’s Asia executive vice president Sigve Brekke feels that telcos in Asia have the upper hand when the likes of Facebook and Google come knocking.
Syed Mokhtar’s Altel takes measured approach to its launch
It was a low profile introduction for the Syed Mokhtar al-Bukhary owned telco, Altel Sdn Bhd, one of the nine telecommunications companies with some 2.6GHz spectrum allocated for Long Term Evolution (LTE) services.
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