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Asia’s new startup hotspots?
While Asia’s key markets such as Singapore, Hong Kong and China already have flourishing startup scenes, this graphic highlights a new set of up-and-coming startup markets in Asia.
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Telenor reports third quarter results
“The third quarter showed good performance, with continued revenue growth and an all-time high EBITDA, supported by a strengthened cost focus across the Group. A key highlight this quarter is the encouraging sign of data monetisation in Bangladesh and Pakistan. While Norway was impacted by lower roaming revenues, we experienced solid uptake on our new mobile tariffs. High-speed broadband in Norway and Sweden performed well during the quarter.
Grameenphone launches online shop
eCommerce may be a way of life in many parts of the world, but in Bangladesh, where internet access is still spreading into rural areas, it’s just emerging.
Mobile agriculture service launched in Pakistan
The agriculture sector in Pakistan plays a vital role to its economy- 43 % of its labour force is employed in agriculture and the sector accounts for 21 % of the country’s GDP. Mobile agricultural services, as a result, play an important role with respect to the development of the sector’s efficiency and cost-effectiveness.
5 things you need to know if you’re thinking about founding a start-up in Asia
Five trends we are seeing in Asia that could help young start-up companies.
Telenor Health Reaches First Million Customers
Less than four months after launch, more than a million consumers in Bangladesh have signed up for Telenor Health’s first offering – Tonic.
New kids on the high-tech block? Malaysia and Thailand are quickly joining Singapore's and Hong Kong's ranks in Asia's startup scene, but places like Bangladesh, Myanmar and Pakistan are the up and comers that we're keeping our eyes on. And some of their most talented startups are joining us for #DigitalWinners next week in Yangon! More: www.telenor.com/media/articles/2016/asias-new-startup-hotspots/
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Telenor Group challenges 26 millennials to tackle global problems with technology
• Twenty-six delegates to take part in global Telenor Youth Forum program, in partnership with the Nobel Peace Center • Top candidates selected from footprint of more than one billion people in largest-ever global recruitment program by Telenor Group • Delegates to spend one year developing solutions that target global, social challenges
First in Norway with Narrowband IoT
Telenor and Q-Free will be first in Norway to use the new communication technology Narrow-band Internet of Things. A pilot for smart parking will be launched in the city of Trondheim. This is the first step towards a full-scale commercial network for the Internet of Things