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TM renews agreement with 4 state-backed companies for fibre connectivity

Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) recently renewed its Partnership Agreement separately with four (4) state-backed companies (SBCs) for the provision of fibre connectivity services to network operators residing in telecommunication tower facilities owned by the SBCs. The four SBCs are D’Harmoni Telco Infra Sdn Bhd (Johor), Perak Integrated Network Services Sdn Bhd (Perak), Perlis Comm Sdn Bhd (Perlis), and Yiked Bina ...

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64 LTE-Advanced systems commercially launched in 39 countries

64 operators have commercially launched LTE-Advanced systems in 39 countries, according to a new information paper released by GSA, the Global mobile Suppliers Association. LTE-Advanced deployment is a major industry trend, it said. 116 operators, i.e. around 30% of LTE operators are investing in carrier aggregation technology worldwide and are at various stages of deployment. Carrier aggregation is the first ...

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Akamai: Average Internet Connection Speed in Malaysia is 4.1Mbps, Mobile at 2.6Mbps

Akamai Technologies, Inc., one of the world largest content delivery network with servers all around the world, recently released its State of the Internet Report (SOTI) for Quarter 4, 2014, measuring Internet connection speeds all around the world. In the report, Akamai revealed the following Internet connection statistic for Malaysia: Average Internet connection speed in Malaysia is at 4.1Mbps, global ...

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Jaring might shut down, faces liquidation

The first Internet Service Provider (ISP) in Malaysia, Jaring Communications Sdn Bhd might shut down and has been put under the care of a liquidator after a court order last Thursday, according to news reports. In a personal Facebook posting yesterday, Dr Mohamed Awang Lah, the former Jaring chief executive officer (CEO) said he was “Sad because the entity that ...

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TM offers Streamyx 1Mbps with 1GB quota despite Malaysians want Unlimited Data

Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) on yesterday announced the introduction of two new Broadband Packages at the request of the Malaysian Government. A new Streamyx 1Mbps plan, RM38 a month (excluding GST) with data usage of up to 1GB available at TMpoint outlets nationwide starting 16 June.

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393 mobile operators have launched 4G LTE in 138 countries

As of April 9 (2015), 393 operators have commercially launched 4G LTE service in 138 countries, according to data released by GSA (Global mobile Suppliers Association) in the latest update of the Evolution to LTE report. There were 497 million 4G LTE (Long Term Evolution) subscriptions worldwide as of 2014. GSA raised its year-end forecast to 460 commercially launched 4G ...

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AIMS to interconnect data centres in Cyberjaya

AIMS Cyberjaya Sdn Bhd (AIMS) has been awarded a tender by Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) to interconnect data centres in Cyberjaya. The Inter-Data Centre (DC) Network initiative is aimed at mitigating the high cost of bandwidth faced by Malaysia-based data centres. AIMS will be responsible for the deployment, configuration, monitoring and support of the network services and operations in an ...

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Total of 497 million LTE subscriptions worldwide as of 2014

GSA, the Global mobile Suppliers Association, revealed there were 497 million LTE (Long Term Evolution) subscriptions worldwide by 31 December 2014. A total of 290 million LTE subscriptions were gained in the year, equivalent to 140% annual growth. GSA said that LTE subscriptions are growing faster than any other mobile communications system technology, and by a substantial margin.

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TIME dotCom reports 22% increase in operating profit for 2014 [Business]

TIME dotCom Berhad reported a 22% increase in operating profit for the year ended 31 December 2014 (financial results) compared to the year earlier, as local and regional data consumption grew at greater rates and business improved in all its key operating subsidiaries. “I am pleased to report another solid year,” said Chief Executive Officer, Afzal Abdul Rahim. “The consistency ...

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Huawei Demonstrate 400Mbps LTE category 9 in UK

Huawei announced they have teamed with British mobile operator EE and chipset maker Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., to demonstrate 4G LTE category 9 wireless, achieving download speeds of more than 400Mbps in a live test in Wembley Stadium, UK. To showcase the future capabilities of the EE mobile network, Huawei, EE and Qualcomm Technologies have created a bespoke audio-visual installation at ...

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2,646 4G LTE devices now available in the global market

The GSA (Global mobile Suppliers Association) has confirmed that 1,275 new 4G LTE-enabled user devices have been launched over the past year (2014), raising the total ecosystem to 2,646 4G LTE devices (93% annual growth). LTE, also known as Long Term-Evolution or 4G LTE, is a wireless technology that is able to offer download speeds up to 300Mbps or faster.

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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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