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Morten Karlsen Sørby is the new Chairman of Digi

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Digi.Com Bhd and its subsidiary Digi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd announced the appointment of Morten Karlsen Sørby as Chairman of the Board. Sørby’s appointment is effective immediately, and he succeeds Sigve Brekke who assumed the position of President and CEO of Telenor Group earlier this week. Morten Karlsen Sørby is Telenor Group’s Head of Region Asia and a member of its ...

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Child online safety training for PDRM to enhance Cybersecurity enforcement

Digi Telecommunication Sdn Bhd together in partnership with Protect & Save the Children (PS the Children) and supported by the Royal Malaysian Police organised a capacity building training programme, ‘Child online safety training for the Police and Child Protectors’ last week. The training was attended by personnels from the Royal Malaysian Police (Polis Diraja Malaysia, PDRM), Attorney-General Chambers, Ministry of ...

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Digi CyberSAFE Video Script Competition for Students

Digi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd (Digi) today announced the month-long Digi CyberSAFE Video Script Competition, kick starting its fifth series of the CyberSAFE in Schools Programme 2015. The CyberSAFE in Schools Programme is a joint initiative carried out together with CyberSecurity Malaysia, Childline Malaysia and the Ministry of Education. Launched for the first time this year, the Digi CyberSAFE Video Script ...

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Digi Music Freedom pass adds 10 new music streaming service

Digi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd announced that it has added 10 new partners to its Digi Music Freedom unlimited streaming service. The 10 new partners include US hip-hop superstar Jay Z’s music streaming service TIDAL, Astro’s Raku which features international and local artistes, Australia-based Guvera and recently launched JOOX from Tencent, the tech giant behind WeChat. New radio streaming services (app) ...

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Digi has 11.8 million subscribers as of 2Q15, 4G LTE coverage at 35%

Digi reported its second quarter financial results today. As of 2Q15, Digi has a total of 11.8 million subscribers. In Q2, Digi added a total of 124k subscribers in including 13k new postpaid subscribers and 111k new prepaid. The number of “Smartphones and Devices” sold in the quarter is higher at 281k.

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Digi Smart Prepaid plan comes with free basic Internet at 64Kbps

Digi launched a new prepaid plan called Digi Smart Prepaid. The new prepaid plan comes with free basic Internet at 64Kbps. The Telco said that its Smart Free Lite Internet at 64Kbps speed lets customers stay connected online 24/7 and is “perfectly suited” for popular services like Facebook Lite, Google, Twitter and light browsing at mobile-friendly websites. Users can also ...

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Digi 4G LTE officially activated in Penang

Digi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd (Digi) announced last Friday that its 4G LTE service is now officially activated in Penang, Malaysia. In Penang, the Digi 4G LTE population coverage is at 66% while 3G coverage is at 99%, it claims. The 3rd largest mobile operator (in terms of subscriber) said that it plans to expand to more areas in Perak, Perlis ...

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Digi 4G LTE now in Johor Bahru

Digi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd (Digi) introduced its 4G LTE service in Johor Bahru for more Malaysians to enjoy the benefits of high-speed Internet connectivity. The Telco said that the launch comes as part of Digi’s commitment to fast track 4G LTE rollout nationwide, following recent launches in Sabah, Sarawak, and the Klang Valley with more areas to follow.

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Digi takes a U-Turn, now saying 1800MHz 4G LTE available in Penang & Sarawak

At a media event yesterday, mobile operator Digi said that it planned to offer 4G LTE service using the 1800Mhz spectrum but did not share any specific details on deployment when asked at the press conference. Digi was announcing that its 4G LTE coverage in Klang Valley now stands at 79%.

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Digi 4G LTE coverage in Klang Valley now at 79%, 1800Mhz LTE coming soon

Digi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd (Digi) announced today that its 4G LTE coverage in Klang Valley now stands at 79%. The Telco, which launched its 4G LTE service in July 2013 claims that it is the fastest growing network in Malaysia. Its nationwide 4G LTE population coverage currently stands at 33% and it is targeting a 45% nationwide population coverage by ...

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Sigve Brekke is Telenor Group’s new Group President & Group CEO

Telenor Group (Telenor) have announced the appointment of Sigve Brekke as the company’s new Group President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). He will succeed Jon Fredrik Baksaas by 17 August 2015. Sigve Brekke (picture) is currently the Chairman of Digi. He is also the Executive Vice President and Head of Telenor Group’s Asia operations. According to the Digi website, some ...

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RM1 million worth of prizes as part of Digi’s 20th anniversary

As part of its 20th year anniversary celebrations in May, Digi Telecommunication Sdn Bhd is rewarding its prepaid customers with smartphones, tablets and cars throughout the month. Digi launched its service on 24 May 1995 according to its page on Wikipedia.

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Digi has 11.7 million subscribers as of 1Q15, 4G LTE coverage at 33%

Digi reported its Quarter 1, 2015 financial results today. The Telco has a total of 11.7 million subscribers as of the end of March 2015. It added 270k subscribers (233k prepaid & 37 postpaid) in Q1, 2015. There are now 9,933 million prepaid subscribers and 1,758 million postpaid subscribers. ARPU for postpaid is at RM81 (RM83 in 4Q14) while prepaid ...

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Digi says its RM25/1GB Broadband plan is aligned to vision of MCMC Minister

Digi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd made a statement today saying that its “affordable” RM25 (Broadband 25) monthly basic broadband plan (postpaid) with 1GB data cap is aligned to the vision of the Communications and Multimedia (MCMC) Minister Dato’ Sri Ahmad Shabery Cheek. The Telco said that its basic broadband plan is already available for both prepaid and postpaid customers at RM25 ...

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Digi 4G LTE service now in Sarawak, promises 5Mbps at 80% of the time

Digi Telecommunications (Digi) announced that its 4G LTE service is now available in Sarawak, in the areas of Kuching, Miri and Bintulu. The 3rd largest Telco in the country in terms of subscribers said that it currently has a LTE population coverage of 72% in Kuching, with plans to expand to more areas in Kuching, Miri, Bintulu, Sibu and Samarahan, ...

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