Global telecom operator revenues will exceed US$2 trillion in 2012, with 60% going to mobile operators, according to market research firm Ovum.
The increasingly contentious issue of smartphone subsidies is rapidly ascending to the top of CEO agendas, not only because they present a means of tapping much-anticipated yet unrealized data revenues, but more worryingly because widespread use of such incentives is exerting pressure on the bottom lines of telcos. Delta Partners suggest some measures to mitigate this.
Indian IT outsourcing company Mahindra Satyam is confident of hitting 1,100 staff in two years from the current count of 500, with growth in its Global Solution Center led by both its Asean and Malaysia business.
TIME dotCom Berhad acquired three companies in the telecommunications industry on May 17, expanding revenue source to 11 other countries besides Malaysia, the company said in a statement.
The market that DiGi built a multibillion-ringgit business in over the past 10 years has stopped growing, and will be further diminishing in importance. Its CEO Henrik Clausen tells Digital News Asia how he and his company are facing that reality.