The priorities for Asian mobile service providers (MSPs) in 2014 should include a comprehensive review of their service portfolios, the re-evaluation of what works and what doesn’t, and the introduction of new innovative services that will shore up their top- and bottom-lines, according to Frost & Sullivan.
Malaysian usage of instant messaging (IM) apps via smartphones has almost doubled in the last 12 months, according to a recently concluded analysis by Ericsson ConsumerLab of South-East Asia and Oceania.
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.
Nearly 450,000 tablets flew off Malaysian shelves from January to May this year, over 170,000 or 61% more compared to the first five months of last year.
Malaysian enterprises are leaning slightly more towards embracing mobility in the workplace but the motivations for doing are as divergent as night from day, according to a new study by Symantec.
Malaysian companies have launched digital-only mags with a regional target -- this and other developments make a good case for Malaysia to become the Asian heart for digital media, argues Karamjit Singh.
Consumers are increasingly becoming the center of the technology battlefield, where vendors and service providers are expected to vie for their buying attention and their power to spend, according to analyst firm Gartner.
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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.
Recent research conducted by Ericsson ConsumerLab, on the estimated 63% Internet users in Malaysia, shows that smartphone penetration has the potential to rise from 47% to 73% and tablet penetration from 14% to 48%.