Tuesday, 21 November 2017

Venture capitalists block telco innovation

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom, in Singapore
Tuesday 19 June 12

Malaysian WiMAX operator explains why telecoms players cannot compete with OTT players, while StarHub plays down WhatsApp threat.

Telecoms operators cannot hope to be able to compete with Internet players when it comes to innovation, largely because of the pressures on them to turn a profit, according to one outspoken executive at CommunicAsia on Tuesday. “The biggest threat [to telecoms operators] is venture capitalists…

Telecoms operators cannot hope to be able to compete with Internet players when it comes to innovation, largely because of the pressures on them to turn a profit, according to one outspoken executive at CommunicAsia on Tuesday. “The biggest threat [to telecoms operators] is venture capitalists…

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