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Mobile subscribers grow at a moderate pace in Afghanistan

Afghanistan continues to be confronted by the challenges. The political and civil stability of the country is a dark cloud hanging over the country; and is a particular threat to the effectiveness of the telecommunications network and the viability of … Continue reading

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Mobile Broadband is the Backbone behind Indonesia’s Telecoms Growth

There has been considerable energy and turmoil in Indonesia’s telecom sector over the last decade or so. Growth, both in subscriber numbers and in revenues, has been strong and, more importantly, there are signs that the changes in the regulatory … Continue reading

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Fibre Broadband drives strong growth in Macau

Macau boasts a sophisticated, independently regulated communications market due to Macau’s status as a Special Administrative Region (SAR) of the People’s Republic of China following its handover from Portugal. Gradual liberalisation has now fully opened the telecoms market with the … Continue reading

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The Philippines Mobile Market Moves Towards 5G

Despite competition from new carriers and mobile operators, PLDT has continued to be the Philippines’ dominant fixed-line and mobile provider. And as such has been a large part of the momentum in the country’s telecom market. Nevertheless, PLDT’s role has … Continue reading

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Mobile Broadband Driving Vietnam’s Internet Growth

After peaking in 2009 Vietnam’s fixed line market in Vietnam has seen a significant decline. Market penetration has fallen from 20.1% in 2009 to 10.5% in 2012 and 5.7% in 2016. In the meantime, having come late to the internet, … Continue reading

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