From Telco to Techco: A Transformation Journey of Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison in Empowering Indonesia

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.

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BSNL MTNL merger back on?

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.

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Globe secures PHP15 billion loan

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.

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PLDT progresses on digital transformation with Amdocs

19 September 2023

Amdocs has been selected by PLDT Inc. and its wireless subsidiary Smart Communications, Inc. to accelerate their cloud modernization on Amazon Web Services (AWS).

PLDT is modernizing its IT infrastructure to improve business agility and respond faster to market dynamics, driving innovations and delivering an enhanced connected customer experience. In this multi-year collaboration, Amdocs will seamlessly migrate select business-critical systems and applications to AWS.

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