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Asia Briefs: Airtel hires South Asia CFO, MediaTek revenue grows almost 30% in 2016 & more

Airtel names CFO for Asia region Bharti Airtel, India’s largest mobile operator, hired rival Aircel’s …

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Asia Briefs: China Mobile spends $27B on capex in 2016, Huawei’s smartphone sales surge in Bangladesh & more

China Mobile spends $27B on capex in 2016 China Mobile, the largest mobile operator in …

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Asia Briefs: Sri Lanka’s Dialog names new head, Chunghwa raises capex to $905M & more

Sri Lanka’s Dialog names new head Dialog Axiata, the largest mobile operator in Sri Lanka, …

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Asia Briefs: Myanmar smartphone shipments rise 26%, Chunghwa appoints new president & more

Myanmar smartphone shipments rise 26% Smartphone shipments in Myanmar increased 26 per cent year-on-year in …

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Asia Briefs: Smart completes 5G test with Nokia, Vietnam’s handset exports rise 11% & more

Smart completes 5G test with Nokia Nokia announced it achieved peak data rates of 2.5Gb/s …

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Asia Briefs: China Telecom sets 2017 targets, Kakao Games plans IPO & more

China Telecom sets 2017 targets China Telecom, the country’s third largest mobile operator, aims to …

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Asia Briefs: Telstra names new COO, Govt investigates Singtel outage & more

Telstra names new COO Australia’s largest operator appointed Robyn Denholm as COO, replacing 12-year veteran …

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Asia Briefs: SKT, Honeywell partner on LoRa wireless sensors; Meitu’s HK IPO to raise up to $735M & more

SKT, Honeywell partner on wireless sensors South Korea’s largest mobile operator SK Telecom (SKT) and …

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Asia Briefs: Globe’s Mynt selects Amdocs, Thuraya joins LoRa Alliance & more

Globe’s Mynt selects Amdocs for fintech services Globe Telecom’s fintech subsidiary selected Amdocs to power …

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Asia Briefs: Android gains share in urban China, Ncell ready to launch 4G & more

Android gains share in urban China The Android OS accounted for 85.3 per cent of …