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Telenor adapting to a data-centric world
Telenor CEO Jon Fredrik Baksaas tells DNA founder Karamjit Singh the 160-year old telco is doing everything it can to remain relevant in an increasingly data-centric world.
Mobile data set to overtake voice in Malaysia by 2017: IDC
Mobile data services will become the key driver for mobile operators in Malaysia and is expected to surpass mobile voice revenue in 2017, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Mobile Service Tracker 2H 2013.
Telco Deep Dive: Q&A with the Big 3 (Part 2)
On May 26, Digital News Asia (DNA) released its first Deep Dive report, which looked at the telecommunications space in Malaysia. In this final article, DNA founder Karamjit Singh puts the senior executives of the Big 3 telcos in the hot seat. This reprint includes responses from Celcom Axiata CEO Shazalli Ramly, which came too late to be included in the initial report. This is the second of a two-part finale.
Telco Deep Dive: Q&A with the Big 3 (Part 1)
On May 26, Digital News Asia (DNA) released its first Deep Dive report, which looked at the telecommunications space in Malaysia. In this final article, DNA founder Karamjit Singh puts the senior executives of the Big 3 telcos in the hot seat. This reprint includes responses from Celcom Axiata CEO Shazalli Ramly, which came too late to be included in the initial report.
Telco Deep Dive: Consumers value performance over price
On May 26, Digital News Asia (DNA) released its first Deep Dive report, which looked at the telecommunications space in Malaysia. In this article, DNA founder Karamjit Singh looks at the big changes afoot in the mobile telco space, with consumers now placing performance over price for the first time, and with vendors pushing to ‘cloudify’ their networks.
Broadband strategy imperative for APAC mobile operators: IDC
IDC projects that the growth rate for voice services revenue in Asia Pacific excluding Japan region will slow down to a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.5% from 2012 to 2017. However, data connectivity or mobile broadband revenue will grow at a CAGR of 19.3% in that same time period.
No 1 risk for telcos is failure to adapt to new technologies: EY study
Telcos must reposition their business models and adapt to new roles across a growing number of new technologies or risk losing major growth opportunities, warns a new report by EY.
XOX aims to fast-track global marketing with e-horizon JV
XOX Berhad has signed an agreement with e-horizon, a Swedish developer of mobile soft devices, for a global marketing push for the Voopee mobile soft device.
Celcos beware: Voice-over-data players gunning for you
Mobile operators have to start innovating fast or else the Internet players will start eating their lunch, argues Edwin Yapp.
Will Voopee be a cushion for XOX?
XOX-Voopee may not be compelling enough for users to switch from their current messaging apps Still, product has some interesting features that XOX can leverage and improve on to be a real player
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