In Good Company: Vodafone's Tan Yen Yen dials into the 'Gigabit Society'

Her tech background is an asset as telco boosts its data capabilities

In the time before a management consultant coined the term ITES, short for information technology-enabled services, the telecommunications business was all about fixed lines and mobile networks supported by mobile-device manufacturers, and aggressive market campaigns that competed on price and free talk-time.

Subsequently, data, even more than time, became the new currency. These days, the swift march of digitalisation has meant that IT, telecommunications and data have fused as never before.


Thank you for reading The Straits Times

You have reached one of our Premium stories. To continue reading, get access now or log in if you are a subscriber.

What is Premium?

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on April 29, 2018, with the headline 'Vodafone's Tan dials into the 'Gigabit Society''. Print Edition | Subscribe