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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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Telenor Group aims to connect 45 million Internet users in Asia by end of year

Telenor Group announced that it expects to increase its mobile internet subscriber base in Asia to 45 million users by year’s end, an increase of approximately 64% year over year and the company’s fastest uptake of mobile internet users to date. When these numbers are reached, roughly one-third of Telenor Group’s 160 million-person user base in Asia will be internet-enabled.

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U Mobile launches new campaigns that reward customers, plans to add 2 million new customers

U Mobile Sdn Bhd has launched a number of promotion, as part of its Vision 2 Million campaign – the company’s initiative to add two million new subscribers to its existing pool of customers by 31 December 2014. The company also commits to offer customers free on-net voice calls and free internet for one day on 1 January 2015, should ...

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Celcom still No.1 Telco with 13.4 million subscribers, CEO not joining MAS

Celcom Axiata Berhad Celcom is still the No.1 Telco in Malaysia with 13.4 million mobile subscribers, the highest in the country. In response to MalaysianWireless , the Celcom CEO denied media reports of joining MAS as the new CEO. “That’s completely untrue, I am not leaving,  my blood is still “blue”. I still need to deliver another 5 years at ...

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U Mobile to rollout 2,000 new 3G & 4G sites by the end of 2015

U Mobile Sdn Bhd, today announced an aggressive expansion strategy to strengthen its network through the roll-out of additional 2,000 new 3G & 4G LTE sites. This major rollout will involve 1,000 3G and 1,000 4G LTE sites, targeted to complete by the end of 2015. Once the upgrade is complete, the new network rollout will cover key cities and ...

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DiGi CyberSAFE in Schools report: 83% of Malaysians school children are vulnerable to online risks

DiGi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd (DiGi), together with its CyberSAFE in Schools programme partners, shared the results of the first nationwide survey on internet safety and digital resilience of Malaysian schoolchildren. The announcement was made at the launch of the National Survey 2014: CyberSAFE in Schools report, themed Safety Net: Capacity Building Among Malaysian Schoolchildren on Staying Safe Online. The 2014 ...

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New MaxisONE Business postpaid plans launched for Businesses

Maxis has launched a new postpaid plan for businesses called MaxisONE Business. The plan comes with limitless talk and text, and “Business Grade Services”. MaxisONE Business and MaxisONE Business Extra are targeted to Corporate, SME companies, Corporate individual, SME individual & Government individuals.

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U Mobile takes part in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, uses water to wash cars

It all started when Jasmine Lee, Chief Marketing Officer of  U Mobile Sdn Bhd, was nominated to take part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. To take the good cause with a slight difference by giving it a special U Mobile twist minus the water wastage, Jasmine took it upon herself to challenge the whole U Mobile C-management team which ...

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U Mobile QuickPay, a mobile point-of-sales solution for credit card transactions

3G and LTE mobile operator, U Mobile launched its new mobile point-of-sales solution today called U Mobile QuickPay. The new solution allows businesses to process credit and debit card transactions while on the go. All U Mobile QuickPay requires is a smartphone, the U Mobile Quickpay App and an EMV (Europay, Mastercard and Visa) approved card reader for card transactions ...

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DiGi listed in the Forbes World’s Most Innovative Companies 2014

DiGi.com Berhad (DiGi) has been listed in the Forbes World’s Most Innovative Companies 2014 list. DiGi, ranked at 100, was the only Malaysian company among the 100 companies listed by Forbes, and the only telecommunications operator from Asia, it announced. 22 Asian companies made it to this year’s list. Japan leads the way with eight companies, followed by six from ...

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Telenor: Malaysia & Thailand among world’s most mobile Internet-hungry

A study released by Telenor Group’s research arm, Telenor Research, revealed that young mobile Internet users in Malaysia and Thailand have rapidly adopted new mobile Internet services and rely on their mobile phones for an unexpectedly wide variety of connectivity needs. The Telenor Group-TNS study was carried out on a sample of more than 2,600 people in Malaysia, Thailand, Sweden ...

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DiGi in search of two social entrepreneurs to attend Telenor Youth Summit

DiGi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd (DiGi) launched the second edition of the Telenor Youth Summit, a competition that calls for youths to submit ideas or initiatives on how digital communication can be utilised to fuel social and economic change. Two winners from this challenge will represent Malaysia at the Summit which will be held in Oslo, Norway on 9-11 December 2014. ...

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Get a FREE smartphone when you sign up with Celcom First [ADV]

With monthly commitment from as low as RM68, get the Nokia X or Sony Xperia E1 absolutely free or the HTC Desire 310 at only RM38 with Celcom First postpaid plans. Sign up today with the best plans on the fastest network.

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Celcom announce new key appointments to strengthen its management team

As per reported on MalaysianWireless late June, Celcom Axiata on Wednesday officially announced new key appointments and movements to “further strengthen its corporate and overall operational management team”. The new appointments and realigning of some key new officers includes:

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Maxis Postpaid pay-per-use (PPU) data usage is now capped at RM50

Last week, Maxis revamped its pay-per-use (PPU) data rates for postpaid users who are not on any mobile internet data plan. With this new announcement, Maxis claims that it has the lowest PPU data rates in the industry, as users will never need to pay more than RM50 per month. Also, there is a safety net of 250kB for accidental ...

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