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  • Sep 17, 2014
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Telecom

Make or break moment for Myanmar reforms in opaque telecoms sector

Companies awarded telecommunications licences in Myanmar this week will need to spend billions of dollars rolling out networks across a country that has yet to pass a law to govern the sector and where opaque, state-owned enterprises will remain players.

Tuesday, 25 June, 2013, 12:03pm

WhatsApp, Kakao, other free messaging apps may cost telecoms billions

Global telecom operators are expected to have lost US$23 billion in SMS revenues by the end of this year as smartphone users shift to free messaging applications, an industry report said on Thursday.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

2013: the year of TD wireless?

A flurry of new signals are indicating that TD will provide a welcome boost for China Mobile.

3 Oct 2012 - 12:15pm

China Telecom: French tie-up coming?

Beijing has been sending signals this year indicating it will soon open up ...

26 Sep 2012 - 11:40pm