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  • Singapore's StarHub has introduced direct carrier billing for App Store, Apple Music and iTunes purchases.

    The operator is making the service available to all StarHub Mobile postpaid customers, allowing them to pay for purchases of apps, music and games, as well as iCloud storage, via their monthly mobile bill.

    StarHub Mobile postpaid customers with a new or existing Apple ID…

    Telecom Asia News on Friday, 25 May 2018
  • Micro cables were developed out of necessity in the early 2000s when bandwidth demands and fiber requirements were escalating, and there was a lack of available or easily accessible space to install new optical fiber cables underground. Legacy conduits became critically congested with large traditional loose tube cables, driving the need for smaller cables with higher fiber counts that could…

    Telecom Asia News on Friday, 25 May 2018
  • Lack of adequate visibility and control is the greatest challenge to cloud adoption in an organization, according to McAfee’s third annual cloud adoption and security report.

    However the business value of the cloud—Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS)—is so compelling that some organizations are plowing ahead.


    Telecom Asia News on Friday, 25 May 2018
  • Telekom Malaysia has reported a 32% slump in net profit for 1Q18 during what the operator termed a challenging quarter.

    The operator recorded a net profit for the quarter of 157.1 million ($39.4 million). Excluding the impact of higher foreign exchange gains on borrowings and trade settlements, profit would have fallen to 105.3 million ringgit.

    Revenue for the quarter declined…

    Telecom Asia News on Friday, 25 May 2018
  • HMD Global has raised additional $100 million in funding as the Finnish startup seeks to grow its Nokia phones business.

    This round of investment has been led by Geneva based Ginko Ventures via Alpha Ginko, with participation from DMJ Asia Investment Opportunity and Wonderful Stars, a subsidiary of FIH Mobile.

    In a statement, HMD Global said the new investment gives the company…

    Telecom Asia News on Friday, 25 May 2018