Industry

Frost & Sullivan predicts 3.7 billion smartphones, 700 million tablets & 520 million wearable health-related devices by 2025

Massive technology-led disruption across all industries is moving everyone and everything globally towards a state of ‘connected everything’ where into the 2020’s, tens of millions of people will be connected by trillions of things and applications as a result of connected industries, said Frost & Sullivan. Connected Living is defined as a world in which consumers use many different devices ...

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Maxis leads in dropped calls, DiGi fined the highest amount

Maxis, Malaysia’s leading communications service provider with an “unmatched customer experience” (as the company claims), recorded the highest dropped call rate of 8.16% in Pendang, Kedah according to the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC). MCMC which conducted the Extensive End-Point Service Availability Testing (EESAT) in Q3 (Jul-Sep 2013) nationwide revealed that DiGi came second and third with 8% and ...

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Ten Telcos win 13 prizes at the 17th Telecom Asia Awards in Jakarta

A total of 13 awards were presented to 10 winners at the 17th Telecom Asia Awards gala dinner in Jakarta last Wednesday night. Globe Telecom came out on top in the best-of-the-best Best Asian Telecom Carrier category after being named a finalist in an unprecedented seven categories. The Philippines company’s Free Zone, which is powered by Google and gives prepaid users access ...

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HTC One is the Best Smartphone in 2013, iPad Air is the Best Mobile Tablet at the 2014 Global Mobile Awards

The GSMA have announced the winners of the 19th Annual Global Mobile awards, held at the GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona(Spain) on Tuesday. In total more than 175 independent analysts, journalists, academics and subject matter experts throughout the world participated in the judging process, including the chief technology officers of 14 mobile operators who took part in judging the ...

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Analysts at Ovum reveals what to expect from Mobile World Congress 2014

Held each February in Barcelona, Spain, the GSMA Mobile World Congress is a world-class conference. In 2013, Mobile World Congress(MWC) hosted more than 72,000 mobile professionals from 200 countries. This year MWC will officially take place on 24-27 February.

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Frost & Sullivan: Over 50 Million Mobile Subscribers in Malaysia by 2015

Mobile penetration in Malaysia has long surpassed the 100.0% mark and currently hovering around 150.0%. The Malaysian market is expected to reach a mobile subscriber base of over 50 million by 2015. Growth is expected to slow down as the market approaches saturation but is still expected to register a CAGR of 6.0% from 2011-2015. According to Ajay Sunder, Senior ...

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Malaysia 3G Speeds not up to expectation, SKMM to take action

The Malaysian Communication and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has issued a stern warning to cellular companies that are providing 3G services on lower-than-agreed bandwidth, causing a deterioration in the quality of 3G services. Most of the 3G players are using the 900 megahertz (MHz) and 1,800MHz frequency bands to roll out 3G services instead of the primary 2,100MHz band meant for ...

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GoMobile Expo, Digital Lifestyle Expo & PC Fair starts Friday

GoMobile Expo, Digital Lifestyle Expo & PC Fair are expected to take place this coming weekend(Friday-Sunday), 23-25 August 2013 at the KL Convention Centre(KLCC). At the same time, the exposition will see Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) showcasing a series of technologies on digital lifestyle for the first time under its Digital Lifestyle Malaysia programme.

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