U Mobile Sdn Bhd, the fourth largest mobile operator in Malaysia, is planning a capital expenditure (capex) of RM3.5 billion to RM4 billion (US$790-900 million at current rates) over the next five years, mainly to expand its network coverage by adding 5,000 new sites.
U Mobile Sdn Bhd said it has signed an MoU with ZTE Corporation, the China-based telecommunications, equipment and network solutions provider, to drive the development of pre-5G and the future implementation of 5G mobile network technologies locally.
U Mobile has announced its Power Prepaid Pack, which includes free basic Internet, free calls every day, mobile credit and more.
Continuing our Telco Deep Dive series, Goh Thean Eu looks at the leadership changes in Malaysia’s mobile space, with jostling over prepaid and postpaid customers, even as SMS revenue plunged.
Newcomer U Mobile may be only the No 4 mobile operator in Malaysia, but it has been slowly creeping up on the ‘Big 3’ and its CEO Wong Heang Tuck believes it can close the gap even further this year. Goh Thean Eu has the story.
Realignment has to happen this year; three possible permutations Spectrum management needs more transparency, urgency
DNA kicks off its Telco Deep Dive 2015, its second such report, with an introduction by Karamjit Singh on what to expect over the next two weeks.
Malaysia's fourth largest mobile operator U Mobile Sdn Bhd is going to be aggressive with its Fourth Generation/ Long Term Evolution (4G LTE) network rollout this year as it aims to close the gap with the top three operators.
The lack of transparency in pricing and subscription plans is driving customers away from their telecommunication service providers, Frost & Sullivan said in a statement.
There were several interesting twists to the telco plot in 2014, writes Goh Thean Eu – M&As, market shakeups, telcos invading each other's spaces, and a whole lot more.