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redONE named MVNO Service Provider of the Year at 2015 Frost & Sullivan Malaysia Excellence Awards

redONE Network Sdn Bhd, a Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO), was named MVNO Service Provider of the Year at the 2015 Frost & Sullivan Malaysia Excellence Awards held in Kuala Lumpur last night.   The annual Frost & Sullivan awards recognise companies that rise above the competition through their outstanding achievements and superior performance. The award marks a second consecutive ...

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U Mobile bags 4 Frost & Sullivan Excellence Awards for best customer experience

U Mobile won four customer experience-related accolades at the 2015 Frost & Sullivan Excellence in Customer Experience Awards last night. U Mobile took home the Best Overall Experience, Best Contact Centre Experience, Best Mobile Experience and Best Net Promoter Score awards under the ‘Excellence in Customer Experience Management, Telecommunications Industry’ category.

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HyppTV Everywhere app now available for Digi mobile customers

Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) via HyppTV has collaborated with Digi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd to make available the HyppTV Everywhere mobile app for Digi customers. The partnership is not exclusive. With this partnership, both Digi prepaid and postpaid smartphone customers can now enjoy HyppTV’s exciting line-up of content through their mobile devices and pay for the subscription via their Digi bill ...

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Digi appoints Kesavan Sivabalan as Chief Network Officer (CNO) & Orsolya Sekerka as Chief IT Officer (CIO)

Digi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd (Digi) today announced the appointment of Kesavan Sivabalan as Chief Network Officer (CNO), and Orsolya Sekerka as Digi’s Chief IT Officer (CIO) with immediate effect to its management team. As Chief Network Officer (CNO), Sivabalan was previously Head of Technology Operations. He has been given the mandate to build a best in class network, and drive ...

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Tune Talk Prepaid Reload comes with free airtime up to RM20 despite GST

With the implementation of the 6% Goods and Services Tax (GST) yesterday, all Telecommunication/mobile services, in general, will now be subjected to GST. Yesterday, a number of Telcos (including Maxis, Celcom, DiGi, Tune Talk & U Mobile) have taken the advantage of GST to increase the pricing of the prepaid reload. Below are some of the pricing of prepaid reload ...

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MaxisOne Plan Start postpaid quietly launched, RM58/month

Maxis has quietly made available a new postpaid plan called MaxisONE plan starting on 19 March last week. No official announcement from Maxis at the point of writing. The new postpaid, part of the MaxisOne plan, offers the lowest monthly fee among the plans at RM58 a month. Details below.

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Picture Story: U Mobile iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus launch

The Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus is now available from U Mobile. On Tuesday, U Mobile unveiled its iPhone 6 plans with installment from as low as RM98 with U MicroCredit, the first ever device financing programme offered by Telco. The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus were made available yesterday at U Mobile stores nationwide.

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U Mobile iPhone 6 price from RM98/month, no contract Postpaid & Prepaid plans

Malaysia’s 4th largest Telco in terms of subscribers has launched its iPhone 6 plans for prepaid and postpaid. The new U Mobile iPhone prepaid and postpaid plans are exactly the same and offers the same benefits. Called iPlan, it starts from RM40 a month, comes with no contract. Apart from the Apple iPhone 6 and Apple iPhone 6 Plus, U ...

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Digi Music Freedom pass offers unlimited music streaming for free until 30 June

Digi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd announced the launch of the Digi Music Freedom pass for subscribers to enjoy unlimited music streaming from the best music apps in the world. Starting 13 March until 30 June 2015, Digi subscribers with an Internet plan can activate the Music Freedom pass for free to stream all the music they want from the most popular ...

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U Mobile: U MicroCredit, iPhone 6 from RM98/month without credit card [Insider]

U Mobile is set to launch a new device micro financing program next week, a 1st for a Telco in Malaysia and probably the 1st of its kind for iPhones. Called U MicroCredit, the device financing program allows anyone (prepaid/postpaid customers) to own a smartphone (including iPhone 6) without the need of a credit card. MalaysianWireless has managed to obtain ...

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11street unveils “Seller Zone” for e-commerce business coaching, training & development programs

11street, the new online marketplace in Malaysia, unveiled its ‘Seller Zone’ – the first education centre and support facility in Malaysia catering for e-commerce business coaching, training and development programs to foster the local online sellers’ population growth. The Malaysian version of 11street is hosted by Celcom Planet, a joint venture company between SK Planet (51%) and Celcom Axiata (49%). ...

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Penang Free WiFi service upgraded to 1Mbps speed

The Penang state Government announced that its Penang Free WiFi service have been upgraded to 1Mbps speed from 512Kbps previously. In a statement to the media, Penang said that it has upgraded the backhaul bandwidth by 500%, a 5 fold increase from 75Mbps to 375Mbps. The upgrade was announced by the Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng and YB Chow ...

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President & Group CEO of Axiata named the recipient of the 2015 GSMA Chairman’s Award

The GSMA has named Dato’ Sri Jamaludin Ibrahim, President and Group CEO of Axiata, the recipient of the 2015 GSMA Chairman’s Award. The GSMA Chairman’s Award, established in 1996, and part of the annual Global Mobile Awards, is the GSMA’s most prestigious award and recognises outstanding personal contribution to the growth and development of mobile communications around the world.

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Celcom Planet to invest RM35 million to promote online marketplace 11street

11street, Korea’s largest optimised online marketplace, announced that its Malaysian version of online marketplace will be launched in April 2015. The Malaysian version of 11street is hosted by Celcom Planet, a joint venture company between SK Planet and Celcom Axiata. SK Planet is a wholly-owned subsidiary of mobile operator, SK Telecom. The site also announced that it is now open ...

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Albern Murty appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO), 1st Malaysian CEO of Digi

Albern Murty has been promoted the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Digi, effective April 1, 2015. He is currently the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the Telco. The appointment makes Albern Murty the 1st Malaysian to become the CEO of Digi. He will be replacing current Digi CEO Lars-Ake Norling, who will be appointed CEO of dtac (Total Access Communication ...

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