Microsoft has awarded a US$65K grant to Malaysia’s Yayasan Generasi Gemilang, one of over 100 nonprofit organisations in 55 countries that were awarded such grants by Microsoft Philanthropies.
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.
MDeC has rolled out the national ‘eRezeki’ programme, aimed at providing additional earnings to Malaysians with a monthly household income of below RM4,000 (US$1,070), also referred to as the Bottom-40 (B40) group.
Nokia Networks said it is launching a compact, rapidly deployable LTE (Long-Term Evolution) ‘network in a box,’ saying it has the macro site capacity and coverage to provide real-time communication services.
In his first interview after his deal to sell off the Internet assets of JobStreet.com for US$582 million, Mark Chang speaks to DNA founder Karamjit Singh in New York about his excitement in building the next 10 hot ‘billion-ringgit’ startups.
Ooredoo, the GSM Association (GSMA) and their partners announced a number of new initiatives for the GSMA Connected Women Programme at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) annual meeting in New York recently.
Ooredoo and the Leo Messi Foundation have officially launched the first in what they are calling a new wave of mobile health clinics for Indonesia.
MyTeksi is working with Science of Life Studies 24/7 (SOLS 24/7), a non-governmental organisation that focuses on educating and empowering the lives of those in rural communities, on a donation drive themed ‘Delivering Happiness’ to collect used toys and English books for 2,000 children in underserved communities.
The GSMA has released the initial findings of its 2013 Mobile Money Adoption Survey, which underscores the critical role of mobile and mobile network operators (MNOs) in driving the adoption of convenient and affordable financial services among unbanked and under-banked individuals around the world.
The GSMA has launched the Mobile Enabled Community Services program which hopes to leverage mobile technology and infrastructure to help improve access to basic energy and water services in underserved communities around the world.