Thailand’s dtac gives away SIMs to boost data usage

Thailand’s dtac is giving away 650,000 3G and 4G SIM cards to customers buying low-cost smartphones in a campaign to boost mobile data usage. The operator aims to increase its data user base from 54 per cent to 60 per …

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Asia Briefs: India’s Indus to use streetlights as cell towers, 4G drives China’s data usage up 75% & more

In a regular series, Mobile World Live‘s Asia Editor Joseph Waring provides a regional roundup of news snippets: India’s Indus to use streetlights as cell towers India’s Indus Towers plans to spend INR2.2 billion ($35.1 million) over the next three …

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Indosat expects surge in data usage after network upgrade

Indonesia’s third largest operator Indosat expects data traffic to surge at least 50 per cent after completing a two-year network upgrade last November. Indosat, which has an 18 per cent market share and 54 million connections, has devoted the majority …

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