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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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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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