Malaysia’s Digi posts mixed results; data revenue up 18%

Malaysia’s third largest mobile player Digi.Com (Digi) reported a small drop in its profit for Q1 due to the expiry of a tax benefit, but double-digit growth in data revenue helped offset the continued decline in voice revenue. The operator’s …

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Telenor to test Opera’s App Pass in Asian markets

Telenor is partnering with Opera to test its new Opera Max with App Pass, which allows users to connect and try selected mobile apps for free, at some of its Asian operations. In a pilot test at its Malaysian subsidiary …

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Telenor appoints new CEOs at dtac and Digi

Telenor has appointed Lars-Åke Norling (pictured, above), currently the CEO of Digi.Com in Malaysia, as CEO of dtac in Thailand. Meanwhile Digi’s COO, Albern Murty, has been promoted to CEO. Sigve Brekke, who stepped in as interim CEO of dtac in …

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DiGi profit rises 19% on solid data gains

Malaysia’s DiGi reported a strong financial performance across all revenue streams last year, with rising smartphone usage fuelling double-digit growth in data revenue. Increased smartphone penetration, which jumped more than 10 percentage points to 49.3 per cent from a year …

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