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Organizational structure change starts at dtac

dtac has announced changes to its organizational structure, designed to better fulfil the company’s purpose, stated a press release. The Digital Group, which focuses on digital sales and marketing, will be merged into the Marketing Group. This will strengthen dtac’s ability to use analytics and digital capabilities to create real-time personalized offers. The changes are…

HMD Global celebrated one year, Nokia 3310 4G launched

HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, celebrated its first birthday in late December, having made, in just 12 months, 12 major announcements including the introduction of eleven new devices, and global partnerships with industry heavyweights such as ZEISS. Throughout this fast-paced period, the home of Nokia phones has been guided and motivated by the…

dtac anticipates massive increase of digital channels use

On 30 January dtac announced strategic targets to achieve its 2020 digital ambition. The company plans to increase the use of digital channels by up to seven times, allowing its customers to accomplish more and to complete routine operations faster. By 2020, 35 per cent of dtac’s sales will be through digital channels, in contrast…

dtac’s digitalization: 40 hours of employee training

dtac (Telenor’s digital and telecommunication business in Thailand) has issued a “40-hour Challenge” to all of its employees, to encourage them to grow their digital skills and complete 40 hours of online digital training within 2018. This represents three to four times more than dtac’s current averages, and up to 10 times more than what…

Nokia, Huawei entered patent license agreement

Nokia (Finland) announced on 21 December that it had signed a multi-year patent license agreement with Huawei. “Huawei is one of China’s largest companies and is among the world’s leading smartphone manufacturers and we are delighted to welcome them to our family of patent licensees,” said Maria Varsellona, chief legal officer at Nokia. Details of…

Nokia collaborates with StarHub: Singapore IoT development

The two companies plan to develop new IoT use cases and applications in the areas of connected living, connected vehicles and connected buildings, with plans to offer commercial services to customers the first quarter of 2018. The alliance between Nokia and StarHub to enable easier and more rapid development of IoT services will help enterprises…

DigitalRoute lands new Thailand deal: True Corp

DigitalRoute, the leading Swedish provider of Data Integration and management solutions globally, has announced that its MediationZone product is being deployed by Real Move, the mobile subsidiary of Thailand’s leading multi-play operator True Corporation, to enable the launch of enhanced bundled service offers across its fixed, mobile, Internet, digital and satellite networks. The new deployment,…

Nokia 7 launched in Shanghai

On 19 October HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, announced Nokia 7, a compact, design-led smartphone wrapped in 7000 series aluminium chassis with diamond cut bevelled edges. The pocketable beauty has a sleek glass finish including a 3D glass curvature back – the perfect storytelling accessory for style-forward users. Beautiful, pocketable and compact, the…

Finland and Norway to connect with China through trans-Arctic data cable

Finland and Russia are discussing the creation of a trans-Arctic fiber-optic data cable that would connect Finland, Norway and Russia with Japan and China, the Independent Barents Observer reported. Finland’s Minister of Transport and Communications, Anne Berner, reportedly brought up the possible Arctic data link in a Tuesday meeting in Moscow with Russia’s Minister of…

3 Group launches ‘3LikeHome’ cheap roaming in Thailand

The 3 Group with mobile network services in Denmark and Sweden as well as Austria, Italy, Ireland, and the UK is now offering its cheap “3LikeHome” roaming service when visiting Thailand. It means 3 customers can use their phones in Thailand just like at home in Europe. They can also enjoy the same convenience in…