The telecoms industry never ceases to amuse. Few industries boast such volatility, partly because few industries have millions of amateur beta-testers: when Apple releases a new iPhone, internet forums stack comments to the rafters...and some of the commenters actually bought the phone too.
Overall, the telecoms picture is bright. Places like Bangladesh are seeing improved quality of life due to mobile phone adoption. At our Telecom Asia Awards in May, the audience reacted when Caroline Yin Yin Htay from Telenor Myanmar accepted the award for Best Emerging Market Operator.... MORE