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Maxis likely to face challenges in near-term, say analysts
Analysts expect that Maxis Bhd, the country's largest mobile operator, would likely continue to face challenges in the near-term, especially in the prepaid segment.
Home Services continues to drag down Maxis' bottomline
Maxis Bhd, the country’s largest mobile operator, is continuing to see its Home Services business dragging down overall group earnings.
Celcom’s Escape brings BPL to multiple screens, including mobile
Escape Axiata Sdn Bhd, a fully owned subsidiary of Celcom Axiata Berhad, has signed a Barclays Premier League (BPL) broadcast sponsorship partnership with Astro SuperSport and Fox Sports that it said would bring to Malaysian fans an integrated football experience packaged to suit a digital mobile lifestyle.
Digital terrestrial TV tender: So what’s up, really?
Some doubt Puncak Semangat’s Digital TV win is a lucrative deal Sceptical telco players think it is a play for the 700MHz spectrum
‘Everybody is watching us’ – ABN head honcho
Digital cable operator ABN went live last month. In the second of a two-part series, its CEO Sreedhar Subramaniam tells DNA how the company is going to take on pay TV incumbent Astro.
ABNxcess gets into the TV ring
Despite Astro’s domination of the pay TV market in Malaysia, startup ABNxcess has thrown its hat into the ring, investing more than RM100 million so far, confident that it can offer the market a value proposition that is still lacking, backed by its choice of delivery platform – digital cable TV.
TM’s HyppTV to carry Astro sports channels
Astro SuperSport HD and Astro SuperSport 2 HD (collectively, the ASSP Channels) are now available on TM’s Internet Protocol TV (IPTV) service, HyppTV after an agreement was signed between their two subsidiaries.
Week in Review: Tip my turban to Singapore’s startups
DNA founder and CEO Karamjit Singh asks two questions: why are Malaysian homegrown companies not attracting the interest of global tech players? Why are large Malaysian companies not keen on taking equity into homegrown startups?
Indian digital services network acquires Singapore startup Techsailor
Indian-based digital services network To The New has announced the acquisition of Techsailor, a Singapore-based company offering social, location and mobile media services.
Astro COO: It’s about relevance and the value of viewers
The upcoming Malaysia Media Congress on July 3 will see Astro chief operating officer Henri Tan as one of the headline speakers. Here, he speaks to Karamjit Singh on why media specialists need to be bold.
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