StarHub’s new CEO Nikhil Eapen pushes ahead with growing its enterprise business while stemming losses in its consumer business

Nikhil Eapen is leading StarHub at a time when the telco is facing challenges on multiple fronts. Its once profitable cable TV business is being disrupted by the likes of Netflix and Hulu. Meanwhile, roaming revenue from its mobile business had all but vanished as Covid-19 shut down global travel while its staid broadband business remains precisely just that: Staid.

However, these challenges did not happen at Eapen’s watch. In fact, attempts by Eapen’s predecessor Peter Kaliaropoulos to cut costs and slash dividends were well underway to stem the slide.

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