Smart installs 68 Siem Reap base stations
Smart Axiata Co Ltd has installed 68 new base stations in Siem Reap province as part of its $90 million investment plan to expand and improve its network across the country in 2021, the telecoms operator said in an April 27 press release. ...
Storefront solution goes live
Kuala Lumpur-based Apigate Sdn Bhd has successfully rolled out its Storefront solution with Cambodia’s leading mobile telecommunications operator Smart Axiata Co Ltd, Apigate said in a press release on January 27. ...
BookLab teaches children social skills
The Asia Foundation with support from Smart Axiata has launched BookLab – a children’s book creation event to produce 10 children’s storybooks, laying out different situations and problems for young readers to learn and explore. ...
Cambodia’s “model citizen” stands to win $10,000
The search is on for Cambodia’s model citizen – and the person selected will win $10,000. Over the next four months, Smart Axiata aims to find the person who has done the most for their country, neighbour, village or province. The initiative, entitled the Smart Good ...
Smart Axiata launches help for startups/SMEs
To support startups and small businesses across Cambodia, Impact Hub Phnom Penh is launching a new education programme for entrepreneurs with funding from Smart Axiata’s $1 million COVID-19 relief fund. ...
Khmer Times Staff
Smart gives $1m from virus fund
Smart Axiata announced yesterday that it has begun disbursing funds from its $1 million COVID-19 Relief Fund to the Institut Pasteur du Cambodge, Open Institute, Friends International and Southeastern Globe Communications, according to a company statement. ...
Smart Axiata announces $1 million COVID-19 relief fund, invites more
Cambodia’s telecommunications provider Smart Axiata yesterday announced a $1 million COVID-19 Relief Fund in a demonstration of support as the Kingdom deals with the Coronavirus pandemic. ...
Smart Axiata awaits go ahead to launch 5G network
Smart Axiata is ready to roll out its 5G network and is waiting for the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications to provide clarity on the way forward on this matter, which includes the authorisation to launch 5G commercial services in the Kingdom, the head of ...
Smart, ministries offer scholarships
Smart Axiata in collaboration with the ministries of Education, Youth and Sport (MoEYS), and Posts and Telecommunication (MPTC), signed a three-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Tuesday to “develop future talents and digital corporate leaders”. As part of this, 20 scholarships will be offered to ...
Smart posts Q1 growth despite stiff competition
Cambodian telecom Smart Axiata retained healthy growth in the first quarter, with revenue rising 17 percent year-on-year to 318,000,000 ringgit ($74.5 million), fuelled by data monetisation and effective cost management despite aggressive price competition by other telecommunication players, according to financials released by Malaysian parent ...
Smart helps in disaster risk reduction
Turning away from the traditional tools of providing information about weather forecasts, people now can access real-time weather alerts on their smartphones and mobile phones via SMS and voice messages to better help them prepare to avert disasters caused by severe climatic events. ...
Smart Axiata Co., Ltd. and AIA (Cambodia) Life Insurance Plc. have jointly announced a long-term partnership in bringing differentiated life insurance products and services to people in Cambodia to meet their growing financial protection and long-term saving needs. ...
$5 mil Smart fund launched for start-ups
Smart Axiata, Cambodia’s leading telecommunications company, yesterday launched a $5 million venture capital fund for digital service companies and start-ups in the country. The Smart Axiata Digital Innovation Fund aims to meet demands for cash and expertise as the number of Cambodian digital entrepreneurs increases rapidly. ...
Fund to fuel digital startups
Cambodian mobile operator Smart Axiata launched a $5 million venture capital fund yesterday that will seek to identify, fund and nurture local digital services companies and startups. ...
Smart backs Tech Startup projects
Leading mobile phone operator Smart Axiata has formed a partnership with The Asia Foundation, an international development NGO, to foster innovation and creativity among Cambodian tech startups. ...
Smart help for innovators
Smart Axiata, one of the leading mobile operators in Cambodia, yesterday officially launched its digital young innovator program SmartStart, aimed at helping young Cambodians develop their innovative digital-related business ideas into actual businesses or products.SmartStart is a nine-month university program initiated to inspire, enable and ...
Smart axiata funds degrees for students
Ten students will have the opportunity to further their studies for free thanks to Smart Axiata’s SmartEdu Scholarship Program, which not only covers their entire tertiary education tuition, but has also awarded them a monthly stipend amounting to $15,000 for the duration of their degree. ...
Mayuri Mei Lin
Mobile options fuel insurance surge
Partnerships with mobile service providers have greatly helped insurance companies with market penetration here, insurers told Khmer Times. ...
Data drive revenue growth for smart
Malaysia-based Axiata announced yesterday that its Cambodian operator Smart had increased its data user base by 135 per cent, taking its data subscriber base to 1.8 million and feeding Cambodian consumers’ insatiable appetite for social media sites. ...