FASTTAKES: KDDI, StarHub, Huawei, M1, Globe Telecom, ZTE

Staff writer
26 Jan 2010

KDDI’s net profit fell 35% year on year to 67.4 billion yen ($745.4 million) in the December quarter, with revenues down 2.3% to 882.37 billion yen. The company said reduced mobile tariffs were to blame for the revenue decline.

Terry Clontz, former StarHub CEO, has emerged as managing director of StarHub’s parent company Singapore Technologies Telemedia, said Singapore’s Business Times.

A new mobile measurement startup, Seattle-basedGround Truth, has launched a mobile metric based on data directly from mobile operators that it says can provide aggregate mobile data usage on any visited mobile site.

The Asia-Pacific (ex-Japan) IT services market will grow at CAGR of 9.9% for 2009-2013, reaching $59.4 billion by 2013, according to IDC.

Huawei has won a contract to provide M1 with an ATCA-based IMS solution to supports its fixed and mobile convergence capabilities.

Globe Telecomplans to bring on line a further 1,000 3G base stations this year, in addition to 1,000 WiMax sites. The firm also has secured regulatory approval to set up the Philippines’ biggest remittance network.

SK Telecom has launched its much-touted English-language study aid English Bean for mobile users.

ZTE has supplied a 3G modem to Vivo, Brazil’s largest mobile operator, to provide mass-market mobile TV in the Brazilian developed ISDB-TDTV format.

Related content

Follow Telecom Asia Sport!
No Comments Yet! Be the first to share what you think!
This website uses cookies
This provides customers with a personalized experience and increases the efficiency of visiting the site, allowing us to provide the most efficient service. By using the website and accepting the terms of the policy, you consent to the use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.