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Telco Deep Dive: Celcom out to regain lost momentum
Continuing our Telco Deep Dive, Goh Thean Eu speaks to Celcom CEO Shazalli Ramly on his plans for 2015, after the first quarter saw the company slipping.
Telco Deep Dive: From telco to comco
Telcos’ key assets are no longer their physical networks but their brand and customer relationships, which makes them uniquely positioned to offer Communications, Commerce and Community solutions as ‘comcos,’ writes Gerard K.M. Lim.
Indonesia’s Netflix-type Genflix service opts for Irdeto technology
Irdeto has announced that PT Mega Media Indonesia Group, owner of satellite pay TV service Orange TV, has selected its end-to-end Multiscreen services to support the launch of Genflix.
iflix secures content deals with Fox, BBC and Warner Bros.
iflix said it has entered into multiple content agreements with Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution, BBC Worldwide and Warner Bros. International Television Distribution (WBITD).
Singtel’s VoIP-chat app Wavee faces steep challenges: Pundits
Singtel launched a communication app not unlike WhatsApp, but how will it fare against the other messaging services out there? Edwin Yapp & Keith Liu analyse the service.
WhatsApp Call finally makes its debut
Instant messaging giant WhatsApp Inc has finally made good on its promise to launch a calling feature embedded into its hugely popular app. Edwin Yapp tries it and ponders its chance for success.
MWC 2015: Operator vs OTT row remains in spotlight
Facebook founder tries to make peace with telco executives, to no avail Complex issue that won’t be solved until a win-win scenario surfaces
Nexmo to ‘double or triple’ its presence in Asia
Fresh off a 2014 that saw its business volume double and revenue move up 85% year on year, London-based cloud communications provider Nexmo is planning to significantly increase the size of its team in Asia, in a bid to secure a larger piece of the growing regional pie.
Axiata executes multi-pronged digital strategy
In his first interview on Axiata Group’s digital strategy, CEO Jamaludin Ibrahim shares that the telco is one year behind the pace he would have liked, and his relief that it has not committed ‘the worst sin.’
GNum out to bridge online and mobile communications
With a go-to-market strategy that’s centred on working with telco operators and not against them, for Singapore startup GNum Pte Ltd, it’s all about the careful positioning of its product within the comfort zone of decision makers.
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