Posts Tagged: telecommunications


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How deliberately crippling its 4G rollout will help China bust a global monopoly and make billions

Hundreds of millions of people in China still have no 4G thanks to blatant protectionism. This is why the rest of the world should care.

  • July 11, 2014
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Myanmar mobile market will grow from nothing to 6 million smartphones by 2017

Since opening up the market to foreign investors, Myanmar has awarded telecom licenses to two foreign companies, Telenor and Ooredoo, planti...

  • October 7, 2013
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Indonesian Telcom IM2’s Former Managing Director Sentenced to Four Years in Prison

Indonesian Telcom IM2’s Former Managing Director Sentenced to Four Years in Prison

The former managing director of PT Indosat Mega Media (IM2) Indar Atmanto was sentenced to four years in prison and fined IDR 200 million ($...

  • July 9, 2013
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Amidst Security Fears, Huawei and ZTE Refused ‘Domestic Telecom’ Status in India

It’s no secret that India and China aren’t the best of friends. The two countries still have unresolved territorial disputes, an...

  • January 29, 2013
  • at 12:51 am
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The PlayBook Black Market in Indonesia

The BlackBerry PlayBook will be available in Indonesia in August but the product is already available at several black market electronics ve...

  • May 26, 2011
  • at 5:43 pm
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For MyRepublic CEO Malcolm Rodrigues, telcom is a beautiful business

Quick question – what’s your favorite telecom provider? If you can’t come up with an answer, you’re probably not alo...

  • May 9, 2014
  • at 8:31 pm
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Pakistan’s Telecom Regulator is Falling Apart

As we reported earlier, Pakistan’s telecom industry is pretty crazy. It has some of the highest taxes in the world, and operating in t...

  • July 26, 2013
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Rumor: ZTE Executives Detained in Mongolia Bribery Investigation [UPDATED]

It seems every day we come across another rumor about Chinese telecommunications firm ZTE, but unlike last week’s rumor, this one has ...

  • March 19, 2013
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Indonesia’s Cloud Computing Summer Camp

Learning about cloud computing in the outdoors… Sounds like a very geeky way to spend your summer, right? Well this past weekend an In...

  • July 12, 2011
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How Local Telcos Are (Not) Using Social Media

A brief introduction to those who aren’t familiar with the telecommunications market in Singapore: it’s ruled by 3 players ̵...

  • October 8, 2010
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