U Mobile HERO Plan : RM70/month with Unlimited Calls & 7GB Internet [Insider]


U Mobile HERO plan, the new postpaid plan from U Mobile is expected to launch tomorrow. What’s most interesting about this plan is the unlimited free calls and the flat low price of RM70/month, including 7GB of Internet data. There no contract and the voice calls are truly unlimited. Details of U Mobile HERO Postpaid Plan:

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Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ & Samsung Galaxy Note5 – Price, Roadshow, Trade-up Promo

Samsung Malaysia Electronics Management Team promoting the new Galaxy Note5 (from left) Luke Au - Head of Product Marketing, Mobile, IT and Digital Imaging, Samsung Malaysia Electronics; Lee Jui Siang - Vice President, Mobile, IT and Digital Imaging, Samsung Malaysia Electronics; Elaine Soh - Director, Corporate Marketing, Samsung Malaysia Electronics; Lee Sang Hoon - President, Samsung Malaysia Electronics; Suchitra Wanatanakul - Head of Retail Marketing, Mobile, IT and Digital Imaging, Samsung Malaysia Electronics;Justin Joo - Business Manager, Mobile, IT and Digital Imaging, Samsung Malaysia Electronics

Samsung announced the availability of the new Samsung Galaxy Note5 and Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ smartphones in Malaysia. The Samsung Galaxy Note5 will be available from 4th September 2015 onwards at the recommended retail price of RM2699 (inclusive of 6% GST). Available in a 32GB storage option, customers can choose from two colour options – Gold Platinum and White Pearl.

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Why I think the MaxisONE Postpaid Plan ain’t worth it [Opinion]


Maxis revamped its MaxisONE postpaid plans last week, now with four different MaxisONE plans – MaxisONE plan 98, MaxisONE plan 128, MaxisONE plan 158 and MaxisONE plan 188. In summary:

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Merdeka Unity Sale: Lazada, foodpanda, ZALORA, UBER & HappyFresh

(L-R) Leon Foong (Uber), Uffe Jordan (foodPanda), Hans-Peter Ressel (Lazada Malaysia), Luca Barberis (HappyFresh), Opal Wu (Zalora Malaysia)

In conjunction with the Merdeka celebration (Malaysia National Day), Lazada, foodpanda, ZALORA, UBER and HappyFresh revealed the first ever joint online sale of its kind in Malaysia called Unity Sale, that will run from 26th August – 1st September, 2015. It will feature a host offering including more than 20,000 online deals and up to 94% in product discounts across ...

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Celebrate Merdeka with exclusive Celcom plans


Celcom Axiata Berhad has introduced two exclusive Merdeka offers – FIRST One plan and PortaWiFi 2.0 with PortaWiFi Internet plan. Celcom FIRST One plan

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5 reasons why I won’t upgrade to the new Unifi 30Mbps package


Telekom Malaysia recently unveiled its new Unifi plans with faster download speeds. The Unifi Advance (Unifi 30Mbps) cost RM199 and comes with 30Mbps download speed and 5Mbps upload speed. Users will have to pay more (additional RM50/month) to upgrade from 30Mbps to 50Mbps. Here’s 5 reasons why I won’t upgrade to the new Unifi 30 or Unifi 50 packages:

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11Street: Mobile is the future of e-Commerce in Malaysia


11street, currently one of the largest online marketplaces in Malaysia, revealed its latest Online Shopping Index, which identified the latest changes in online shopping behaviours of local consumers, as well as specific e-commerce insights during the four-week Ramadhan and Raya period from 22 June to 19 July. Hoseok Kim, CEO of 11street says that based on the 11street Online Shopping ...

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TIME dotCom reports Q2 2015 Financial Results


TIME dotCom Berhad, a Malaysian telecommunications provider, posted revenue of RM163.8 million for the three months ended 30 June 2015, or 5.2% higher than the previous year’s corresponding period of RM155.7 million. The company said that this is attributable to strong overall revenue contributions from the group’s Data, Data Centre and Voice products, despite lower contributions from global bandwidth sales ...

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OPPO Care smartphone protection plan launched


OPPO Malaysia has officially launched its new smartphone protection plan called OPPO Care. The “insurance plan” is a 12-months additional protection plan that extends the original warranty of an OPPO smartphone, with protection ranging from drop damage to water damage. 

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Morten Karlsen Sørby is the new Chairman of Digi


Digi.Com Bhd and its subsidiary Digi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd announced the appointment of Morten Karlsen Sørby as Chairman of the Board. Sørby’s appointment is effective immediately, and he succeeds Sigve Brekke who assumed the position of President and CEO of Telenor Group earlier this week. Morten Karlsen Sørby is Telenor Group’s Head of Region Asia and a member of its ...

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GrabTaxi (MyTeksi) raised over US$350 million (RM1.4 billion) in funding

GrabTaxi Holdings Pte Ltd (known as MyTeksi in Malaysia) announced it has raised its largest ever funding of over US$350 million (RM1.4 billion), from Coatue Management, L.L.C., an US investment firm, China’s sovereign wealth fund, China Investment Corporation (CIC), and China-based Didi Kuaidi, along with support from existing shareholders. Anthony Tan, Group CEO and Co-Founder of GrabTaxi said, “This investment ...

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XOX giving away 15 units of iPhone 6, part of Merdeka campaign

Malaysia mobile virtual network operator (MVNO), XOX Mobile (XOX), announced its Merdeka Celebration campaign today with 15 units of iPhone 6 to be given away to its subscribers. The campaign is in conjunction with the Malaysia 58th National Day celebration. The campaign will begin from August 17 and ends on August 31, 2015, open to all XOX Prepaid subscribers, whom ...

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Lenovo VIBE Shot with 16MP camera launched in Malaysia

The Lenovo VIBE Shot smartphone is now available in Malaysia (via Lenovo Smartphone Retail Partners) at the price of RM1399. With a 16MP main camera and 5.0” Full HD screen promising the best of both worlds by combining a fabulous camera with a premium smartphone, the VIBE Shot is tailored specifically for both shutterbugs and savvy socials who love a ...

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Celcom Blue Cube offers Fitbit premium wearables

Celcom Blue Cube stores are now offering the Fitbit premium wearables. The lifestyle-based gadgets namely the Fitbit Surge (RM913.21), Fitbit Charge HR (RM584.91) and Fitbit Flex RM384.91), are part of the refinement process undertaken by Celcom, to “address the ever-changing lifestyle needs”, become technology-friendly and provide “interactive and integrated experience” for its customers, the Telco said.

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PreOrder Sony Xperia C5 Ultra Dual & Xperia M5 Dual on 11Street

Malaysians can now pre-order two new Sony smartphones, Xperia C5 Ultra Dual and Xperia M5 Dual exclusively on 11street (www.11street.my). This is through an exclusive agreement with SONY Mobile Malaysia ahead of the local launch of both devices. The Sony Xperia C5 Ultra Dual will retail at RM1399 and its colour options include Sleek Black, Crisp White and Cool Mint ...

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