29 September 2023
Indonesia is the fourth most populous country in the world, with a land mass comparable to Europe. As such, capex intensity is high compared to other parts of the world. However, you must invest to grow the market. For telcos, it’s about being in the right place at the right time; and right now, there is a huge potential for growth in the country. Back in 2020, COVID-19 brought with it a silver lining; remote working, healthcare and education highlighted the importance of telecommunications. It’s up to us how we build on this opportunity.Find out more
29 September 2023
PT XL Axiata Tbk and PT Bank CIMB Niaga Tbk have agreed to establish a strategic partnership to synergise banking and telecommunication services to provide added value for customers/consumers and support sustainable business.
Through this partnership, both companies will optimise their network and infrastructure to provide convenience and comfort for customers/consumers in conducting banking transactions and accessing digital services.Find out more
28 September 2023
Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) and Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL), two government-run MNOs, have embarked once more on merger talks to streamline operations.
MTNL focuses on the Delhi and Mumbai metro circles while BSNL works PAN-India.Find out more
27 September 2023
Globe Telecom secured a PHP15 billion loan from Metropolitan Bank & Trust Company to finance its network upgrade and debt refinancing.
Globe invested PHP37.7 billion in capex in the first half of 2023 which was lower year-on-year by 25%, and consistent with the operator’s strategy to bring cash flow back to more sustainable levels. Around 90% of capex spending was allocated to network deployment to meet rising consumer demand for connectivity services.Find out more