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Connecting Myanmar

Myanmar has seen a rapid increase in its telecom penetration since the government moved to liberalise the sector three years ago. From a paltry mobile penetration rate of 7 percent in July 2013, Myanmar now boasts a mobile penetration rate of more than 60 percent – making it one of the fastest-growing telecoms market in the world. This, all just within a short span …

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Reinventing the wholesale game

The wholesale telecom business is a perplexing place to be in currently. With falling voice revenue, increasing competition and growing consumer appetite for data, wholesale players are looking for other ways to grow revenue. New sources present themselves in the form of cloud, data and digital services. But more and more carriers are also realising that changes in the traditional wholesale …

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Enabling the Digital Economy

It’s the year 2020. 5G technology is no longer a concept contained within the research lab, but a reality. The Internet of Things has transformed the global economy and created an environment where new, exciting businesses and industries have emerged. Right smack in the middle of this brave new world lies the telco, which has completely moved past its “dumb pipe” status, and evolved …

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Welcome to Telecoms World Asia

To say the telecoms industry is under going change right now would be like saying the Titanic sprang a little leak. The question people are asking now is how long might telcos actually be around for in light of the threats coming from the likes of Google, Facebook and Netflix. Telcos are faced now with a choice. They can go …