• Wed, 17 Apr 2019 01:00
    Delayed telco payments will help AIS, DTAC: Fitch Ratings
    The Thai government’s approval for delaying telcos’ payments for the 900MHz spectrum will ease the immediate cash flow pressure on Advanced Info Service Plc (AIS; BBB+/AA+(tha)/Stable) and Total Access Communication Plc (DTAC; BBB/AA(tha)/Stable) to allow them to participate in the upcoming 700MHz spectrum allocation, says Fitch Ratings. 
  • Fri, 12 Apr 2019 01:00
    Telcos and digital TV operators get reprieve
    Govt offers longer period to pay licence fees; ailing TV channels allowed an exit option
  • Tue, 12 Mar 2019 01:00
    Telcos dish out attractive deals at IT Show 2019
    LOCAL TELCOS in Singapore were pulling out all the stops to entice visitors at the four-day IT Show 2019, which ran from March 7-10 at Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre.
  • Wed, 06 Mar 2019 14:55
    Myanmar telcos take advantage of role on international stage
    ALL FOUR TELECOM operators in Myanmar managed to capitalise on their participation at the recent Mobile World Congress2019 in Barcelona last week, said an official and senior executive of the telcos.
  • Wed, 06 Mar 2019 01:00
    Myanmar telcos takes advantage of role on  international stage 
    ALL FOUR TELECOM operators in Myanmar managed to capitalise on their participation at the recent Mobile World Congress2019 in Barcelona last week, said an official and senior executive of the telcos.
  • Tue, 11 Dec 2018 01:00
    Singapore telco tweaks mobile plans to defend market share
    TELCO StarHub has streamlined its mobile plans from 10 to three, offering large data bundles in an attempt to defend its market share which may be under threat with TPG Telecom’s imminent entry.
  • Tue, 04 Dec 2018 01:00
    S Korea officially launches 5G service via Samsung phone
    TO MARK the official launch of the fifth-generation of mobile network, South Korean mobile carriers held various celebrations on Saturday, and vowed to aggressively expand their 5G infrastructure across the country in preparation for launch on smartphones in March, according to the telcos on Sunday.
  • Tue, 20 Nov 2018 01:00
    NBTC to mull 5G testing requests from telcos
    THE NATIONAL Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) board will consider on Thursday whether to allow two major telecom operators to conduct testing of 5G wireless broadband technology.
  • Tue, 06 Nov 2018 01:00
    Telcos reluctant to compensate for call drops
    MOBILE PHONE operators gave back only a third of the minutes payable to users because of massive call drops in the year to September, highlighting their reluctance to compensate customers, according to the telecom regulator.
  • Fri, 02 Nov 2018 01:00
    Banks and telcos fix PromptPay account opening snag
    CONSUMERS will find it easier to switch to the PromptPay electronic funds transfer service under an initiative involving mobile phone operators, financial institutions and the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC).
  • Tue, 24 Jul 2018 01:00
    China’s state telcos merge to tackle 5G era
    A NEW CHINESE telecommunication giant was unveiled last week after two major state-owned players merged to better prepare for opportunities brought by fifth-generation mobile communication technologies.
  • Sat, 21 Apr 2018 01:00
    Telcos given deadline on payment of overdue fees
    THE GOVERNMENT has issued a new warning to telecommunications companies that have yet to deliver outstanding payments to the Kingdom’s ministries, giving regulators until the end of the month to settle their debts.
  • Wed, 11 Apr 2018 16:49
    IBTE enters into apprenticeship partnership with 3 telcos
    BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN - The Institute of Brunei Technical Education (IBTE) entered into an apprenticeship partnership with three telecommunication companies with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) yesterday at the Lecture Theatre of the School of Aviation, IBTE Sultan Saiful Rijal Campus.
  • Tue, 22 Aug 2017 09:54
    Singapore Telcos and lenders to spur SME digital adoption
    SINGAPORE - SMEs will soon get digital business solutions together with their internet packages, as part of the government's Go Digital scheme.
  • Mon, 14 Aug 2017 20:15
    Invest more or face irrelevance, report urges telcos
    Southeast Asian telecommunications companies will have to maintain more aggressive financial policies in order to stay competitive in an increasingly data-driven revenue landscape, according to a report published on Monday by S&P Global Ratings.
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