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TRC wants SIM guarantee

Cambodia’s telecommunications regulator has called on seven mobile network operators to give an assurance by September 1 that they have registered all their subscribers in accordance with a directive from the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunication and the Ministry of Interior. ...

Sum Manet
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5078934/trc-wants-sim-guarantee/

Smart posts midyear gains

Mobile service provider Smart has outperformed its fellow Axiata Group subsidiaries in the first half of the year, according to the Malaysian conglomerate’s latest financial report. Driven by a 115 per cent increase in data traffic revenue, Axiata’s results show Smart’s gross revenue totalled 270 million ...

Eddie Morton
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/smart-posts-midyear-gains

Telecoms unconsulted on cyberlaw provisions

Telecommunications companies say they are being left in the dark on the controversial draft law on cybercrime, despite provisions in the proposed law allowing prosecutors to order internet service providers to preserve data for them as part of criminal investigations. Three large telecom firms providing internet ...

Kevin Ponniah
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/telecoms-unconsulted-cyberlaw-provisions

Smart acquisition paid off for Malaysian firm

Axiata, the Malaysia-based parent company of Cambodia’s second-largest telecommunications provider, Smart, posted a rise in total revenues for 2013 to $5.5 billion. The boost represents a 4.1 per cent increase from the fourth quarter of the previous year. Driven by its Malaysian, Bangladeshi and Cambodian operations, ...

Eddie Morton
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/smart-acquisition-paid-malaysian-firm

Despite Ban, Operators Offer Bonuses

Two of the country’s largest mobile phone operators are again offering attractive deals on calls, despite the Telecommunication Regulator of Cambodia’s (TRC) recent order to mobile operators to follow the government’s minimum prices for calls and to scale back customer promotions. On Sunday, Smart, which is ...

Joshua Wilwohl
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/despite-ban-operators-offer-bonuses-49483/

Smart Mobile Sees 36% Revenue Growth

Malaysian telecommunications company Axiata Group Berhad reported Wednesday that its Cambodian brand Smart has seen strong growth in the first nine months of the year, with revenue increasing by 36 percent compared with the same period last year. In its third quarter financial report, Axiata said ...

George Styllis
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/business/smart-mobile-sees-36-revenue-growth-48215/

Pay&Go Aims to Streamline Bill Payments With New Services

A local company has begun working in cooperation with ABA bank to streamline payments for services such as electricity bills and mobile phone top-ups by allowing people to pay through its website, mobile applications and electronic kiosks. PayGo SEA (Cambodia) Co. Ltd., which operates under the ...

Joshua Wilwohl and Hul Reaksmey
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/business/paygo-aims-to-streamline-bill-payments-with-new-services-44794/

Fixed-line users rise

The number of fixed-line telephone subscribers in Cambodia increased by four per cent in 2012 compared to 2011, standing in sharp contrast to a mobile phone subscriber growth of 22 per cent in the same period, statistics show. According to figures from the Ministry of Posts ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013060466029/Business/fixed-line-users-rise.html

Government tells telcos off

The Telecommunication Regulator of Cambodia (TRC) of the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications issued warning letters to mobile operators Beeline and Smart over their recent advertisement, stating it violates the Inter-Ministerial Prakas, or edict, signed in 2009. The separate letters, obtained by the Post last week, ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013040864932/Business/government-tells-telcos-off.html

Too many players vie in Kingdom’s ISP industry

Like the telecommunications industry in Cambodia, the market for internet service providers (ISP), too, is overcrowded, leading industry experts to say that the situation is preventing new investment. Data from the Ministry of Post and Telecommunications showed that at the end of 2012, Cambodia had ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013040464879/Business/too-many-players-vie-in-kingdom-s-isp-industry.html

Beeline In Negotiations with Potential Buyer

VimpelCom, the parent company of local mobile operator Beeline, is looking to sell the majority share of its Cambodian assets and has entered into negations with a possible buyer, according to a document obtained yesterday. “VimpelCom intends to dispose its entire indirect 90.0 percent stake in ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com/business/beeline-in-negotiations-with-potential-buyer-16275/

Axiata to offer free Wikipedia for mobiles

AXIATA Group Berhad, parent company of local telecommunications provider Smart, and Wikipedia operator the Wikimedia Foundation announced a partnership to offer Wikipedia on mobile devices free of data charges to Axiata customers throughout Asia, a press release said. “Wikipedia is free as such already, but notwithstanding ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013032164545/Business/axiata-to-offer-free-wikipedia-for-mobiles.html

The great mobile shake-out

Mobile phone subscribers in Cambodia have had little to complain about in recent years. With six new operators entering the market since 2006, the result was oversaturation and an all-out price war as eight operators fought for a foothold in a country with fewer than ...

http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/telecom/334187/the-great-mobile-shake-out

Firm to File Criminal Complaint Against Mfone

Norwegian energy firm Eltek Valere will file a criminal complaint today against mobile phone operator Mfone over an agreement that was signed last week to shift Mfone’s existing subscribers to MobiTel, according to a lawyer representing Eltek. The decision by the Thai-owned mobile operator Mfone to ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com

Telecom Minister Wants Mobile Firms to Merge

Telecommunications Minister So Khun said yesterday that more mergers and acquisitions should take place between Cambodia’s mobile operators in order to ease the ruthless competition currently seen in the market. ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com

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