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20 operators now offer 300 Mbps Category 6 LTE-Advanced service in 15 countries

Twenty (20) operators have commercially launched 300 Mbps Category 6 LTE-Advanced service in 15 countries: Australia, Austria, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hong Kong, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland and the UK- according to the latest data from GSA. 3GPP (3rd Generation Partnership Project) defines a Category 6 system within its Release 10 specifications as having a theoretical ...

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360 LTE networks globally as of 2014, strong growth in LTE-Advanced & VoLTE deployments

360 operators have commercially launched LTE networks and service in 124 countries, according to latest data released by the Global mobile Suppliers Association (GSA). There are 373 million LTE subscriptions globally as of Q3 2014. In its Evolution to LTE report, GSA said that 96 LTE networks were launched in 2014.

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TM to build Sistem Kabel Rakyat 1Malaysia (SKR1M) linking Peninsular Malaysia with Sabah & Sarawak

Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) announced that it was awarded the contract to develop and construct a new submarine cable system, called Sistem Kabel Rakyat 1Malaysia (SKR1M) by Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC). Sistem Kabel Rakyat 1Malaysia (SKR1M) will link Peninsular Malaysia with Sabah and Sarawak. The project will be established through a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) arrangement between MCMC and ...

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AIMS Achieves Global Compliance Recognition for Payment Security

The AIMS Group, one of Southeast Asia’s leading carrier-neutral data services provider, shared its latest qualification in payment security by receiving the global PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) Version 2.0 recognition. This makes AIMS the third data centre in Malaysia to receive the global compliance recognition for payment security. PCI DSS is the technical requirement framework for payment data ...

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Super-Spyware Regin malware detected in Telekom Malaysia network

Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research and Analysis Team has published its research on Regin, pronounced “region” – the first cyber-attack platform known to target Telcos with GSM standard mobile networks for surveillance. The attackers behind this platform have compromised computer networks in at least 14 countries around the world. Kaspersky’s report on Regin shows it has the ability to infiltrate GSM ...

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TM deploys EMC SMARTS to pinpoint root cause of HSBB network issues

Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) has collaborated with EMC to deploy EMC SMARTS for TM’s high speed broadband (HSBB) network infrastructure. In partnership with the Malaysian Government, TM owns the HSBB infrastructure and operates its own fibre broadband service called UniFi targeted to consumers and businesses. EMC SMARTS is an operations support system (OSS) that provides a service-centric approach to network ...

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TIME dotCom reports 3rd Quarter 2014 Financial Results [Business]

TIME dotCom Berhad reports that it has maintained its double-digit earnings growth momentum, complemented by a strong increase in operational profit for the third quarter ended 30 September 2014. TIME’s operating profit for the 3rd quarter of the year climbed to RM42.4 million from the RM24.8 million it registered in the same quarter a year ago, attributable mainly to higher ...

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MyIX: Internet consumption in Malaysia doubled in the 1st 6 months of 2014

Malaysian Internet Exchange (MyIX), an initiative under the Malaysian Communication and Multimedia Commission (MCMC), released the official Internet bandwidth exchanged in Malaysia, covering the first six months of 2014. MyIX Chairman, Chiew Kok Hin says, “For the first six months period of 2014, the aggregated Internet bandwidth consumption in Malaysia increased by 105 percent to a total amount of 306,970 ...

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AirAsia on-board Wi-Fi for Instant Messaging now available at RM5 introductory price

AirAsia has launched its on-board Wi-Fi service for instant messaging service today, now available on selected AirAsia flights. The service, known as roKKi Chats, allows guests to use only instant messaging apps while on-board. Each roKKi Chats token will be priced at RM8 for a total of 3MB data usage on WeChat, WhatsApp & LINE. As part of the launch, ...

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TM announce new P1 board members & key management line-up

Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) announced the new Packet One Networks (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd (P1) board members and key management line-up earlier this month. Late September, TM emerges as the new holding company for P1 with a shareholding of 55.3%; and the remaining 44.7% is shared between Green Packet Berhad (31.1%) and SK Telecom Co., Ltd (13.6%). Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Zamzamzairani Mohd Isa, ...

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Telekom Malaysia (TM) now owns 55.3% of P1

Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) announced the completion of the Investment Agreement for its partnership with Green Packet Berhad (Green Packet) and SK Telecom Co., Ltd (SK Telecom) for the three parties to share in the ownership and collaborate in the future growth of Packet One Networks (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd (P1), a WiMAX Internet provider in Malaysia. The agreement was first ...

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Alcatel-Lucent starts construction of Sea-Me-We 5 undersea cable system linking Singapore & France

Alcatel-Lucent announced that it has started the construction of South East Asia-Middle East-Western Europe 5 (SEA-ME-WE 5) undersea cable system linking Singapore and France. With a total distance spanning approximately 20,000 km, the new 100G SEA-ME-WE 5 state-of-the-art submarine cable system will connect Singapore to Europe (Italy and France) and traverse Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, India, Pakistan, Oman, ...

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Global LTE subscriptions reached the 250 million milestone, says Ovum

The number of LTE mobile broadband subscriptions worldwide reached the milestone of 250 million in the first quarter of 2014, according to global analyst firm Ovum. Ovum’s latest update to its World Cellular Data Metrics, which tracks mobile data usage and take-up including subscribers, deployments, revenues, mobile broadband usage, and SMS/MMS/data traffic, shows that the US is the world’s largest ...

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TIME dotCom posted revenue of RM155.7 million for the second quarter of 2014

TIME dotCom Berhad announced another quarter of double-digit growth in revenue for the three months ended 30 June 2014. The group posted revenue of RM155.7 million for the second quarter of 2014 (Q2 2014), an increase of RM21.6 million or 16.1% from the same period a year ago. The revenue growth was driven by higher data sales and improved data ...

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TIME invest in FASTER cable system (FASTER) that will connect Asia & North America

TIME dotCom Berhad has invested in its second Trans-Pacific submarine cable system called FASTER that will connect Asia and North America in support of its global expansion initiatives. Together with five global service providers (China Mobile International, China Telecom Global, Google, KDDI and SingTel as partners in FASTER), TIME, through its wholly owned Global Transit 2 Limited (GT2L) subsidiary, will ...

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