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China Mobile aims for 1.75 billion connections by 2020

China Mobile has 860 million subscribers and 1.4 billion base stations - the most anywhere. Now, it's got its sights set on 5G and making big connections. What's its strategy?


Etisalat Nigeria: Best IT Practice for Success in Emerging Markets

Industry leader Etisalat Nigeria is helping to drive the digital future in the African nation. With sustained subscriber and revenue growth since 2007 and a focus on providing an outstanding experience for Nigeria’s 180 million people, the telco is targeting agile and robust IT planning. Etisalat Nigeria’s CPIO Otuyemi Otule shared his views with us at MWC 2017.


XL Axiata: Revamp, Rise, and Reinvent for digital transformation

With 98 percent of subscriptions prepaid, Indonesian telcos want to ramp up subscriber loyalty in a fickle market. XL Axiata CEO Dian Siswarini explains how XL is transforming to cut user churn.


Etisalat Nigeria: Operator Transformation Challenges in Emerging Markets

Etisalat Nigeria CEO Matthew Willsher highlights the key challenges operators face in emerging markets, the importance of remaining leading-edge, and why forging great partnerships is vital for success.


Airtel India: Success in Mobile Video

Airtel Mobile Networks CTO Shyam Mardikar talks about the rise of video in India and how the telco will achieve success.


Axiata: IoT Platform for Connected Cars

Axiata Digital is a wholly owned subsidiary of the leading Asian telco group Axiata Group Berhad. At MWC 2017, Axiata Digital and Huawei signed an MoU to promote IoT services across Asia. According to the telco's CTO and CSO, Axiata Digital's IoT strategy focuses on developing an open IoT ecosystem so vertical industries can easily deploy independent IoT apps on the Axiata IoT platform and provide innovative services quickly. Connected cars feature in Axiata's current digital strategy, and the company will later explore connected homes and agriculture.


EE: All Video Towards Broadband

EE Head of Mobile Video Matt Stagg discusses optimizing specific video types with specific technologies, investing in 4G and 5G services, and developing the LTE Broadcast Alliance.