Posts Tagged: mobile


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No to 4G price hike for existing customers, IDA tells StarHub, SingTel, M1

No price change for existing telco customers using 4G.

  • April 23, 2014
  • at 8:16 pm
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Appota, Vietnamese mobile content platform, secures series B funding

Appota, one of Vietnam's leading mobile platforms, just received a series B funding from undisclosed investors. The deal will help Appota bu...

  • April 14, 2014
  • at 1:30 pm
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China's mobile commerce spending to surpass $50 billion in 2014, nearly double last year's total

China’s mobile commerce spending to surpass $50 billion in 2014, nearly double last year’s total (INFOGRAPHIC)

We know that China’s ecommerce market is set to see $274.5 billion in spending in 2014, but how much of that will be done from mobile ...

  • April 3, 2014
  • at 11:34 am
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Tech In Asia Meetup Hanoi: Tips for making a successful mobile startup in Vietnam [UPDATED!]

Tech In Asia Meetup in Hanoi is coming up on the 22nd of April! We'll be featuring the founders and CEO's of Mwork and Appota, they'll cover...

  • March 27, 2014
  • at 9:46 pm
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Indobooks offers Netflix for magazines through Telkomsel partnership

Telkomsel users can pay for their subscriptions via carrier billing for IDR 2,000 (17 cents) daily, IDR 5,000 (44 cents) weekly, and IDR 15,...

  • March 21, 2014
  • at 4:00 pm
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XL Axiata launches an Android app store

Indonesian telco XL Axiata has been planning to launch its own app store for some time, and today it is revealed to be Gudang App (which mea...

  • March 14, 2014
  • at 7:30 pm
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Want to stream movies in Indonesia? Check out these 3 services

UseeTV offers the most affordable package.

  • March 10, 2014
  • at 8:30 pm
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This Chinese Siri built into WeChat just raked in a $10 million investment

Mobile voice search developer Mobvoi yesterday announced it received about $10 million in series B funding led by SIG in addition to previ...

  • February 26, 2014
  • at 4:00 pm
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GupShup changes to Teamchat app

One Indian messaging app gives up, pivots to focus on team collaboration

Today’s not a good day to be a messaging app. With everyone talking about the big bucks Facebook-WhatsApp deal, it’s even more p...

  • February 20, 2014
  • at 10:09 pm
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I lead mobile monetization for APAC at global mobile ad platform Millennial Media. Ask me anything

How can you successfully deploy mobile advertising as part of your monetization strategy? What do advertisers want and how do you take advan...

  • April 21, 2014
  • at 1:00 pm
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Taiwan’s Chocolabs tests Indonesia market with TV drama streaming app

Chocolabs, a Taiwan-based app developer and part of accelerator AppWorks’ family, announces the launch of its TV drama streaming app calle...

  • April 4, 2014
  • at 11:38 am
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Thailand’s Builk find new challenges in expanding to Indonesia

Since the launch of Builk’s international version - the 3.0 - in August 2013, the team has been more aggressive in its Indonesia expansion...

  • March 31, 2014
  • at 6:30 pm
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Line Game hits 300 million downloads as social gaming takes off

Check out our graph below where we chart the growth of Line and its companion app Line Game.

  • March 26, 2014
  • at 3:36 pm
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China Mobile's telco in Pakistan reaches new milestone with 25 million subscribers

China Mobile’s telco in Pakistan reaches 25 million subscribers, but still an also-ran

Zong is Pakistan’s fourth biggest mobile telco. While that’s not remarkable in itself, it’s notable that it’s actual...

  • March 20, 2014
  • at 5:53 pm
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Philippines records the biggest internet population growth globally

The Philippines has the fastest growing internet population in the world, experiencing 531 percent growth in the last five years. This is ac...

  • March 13, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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IM Ready traffic disaster recovery

Philippines’ IM Ready puts traffic navigation and weather updates in one place

Some say that traffic and natural disasters are the two biggest problems faced by people in the Philippines. A number of startups are trying...

  • March 4, 2014
  • at 4:09 pm
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Xiaomi Redmi Singapore launch

Xiaomi’s first batch of phones in Singapore sells out in under 8 minutes

Today Xiaomi doled out its first batch of Redmi phones (once known in Chinese-speaking markets as the Hongmi) on its website today. At 12:00...

  • February 21, 2014
  • at 3:39 pm
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Even with WhatsApp acquisition, Facebook doesn’t quite own Asia (yet)

News broke this morning that Facebook has acquired Whatsapp for a whopping $19 billion. What does this deal means to Asia, a continent fille...

  • February 20, 2014
  • at 5:46 pm
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