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DiGi reports 11.3 million subscribers as of Q3 2014

DiGi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd (DiGi) reports that it currently has more than 11.3 million subscribers as of Quarter 3, 2014. Out of these numbers, there are 9,647 prepaid subscribers and 1,698 postpaid subscribers in the DiGi network. In Quarter 3, DiGi added 440,000 new prepaid subscribers and 2,000 postpaid users. ARPU for postpaid is at RM82 while prepaid is RM41.

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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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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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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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DiGi YouTube Internet Top Up Package, a data plan for streaming Youtube videos

DiGi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd (DiGi), today launches its new data plan called YouTube Internet Top Up Package for prepaid and postpaid subscribers. The new YouTube Internet Top Up Package is an add-on package that allows DiGi customers to access and stream YouTube videos from their smartphone. DiGi YouTube Internet Top Up Package:

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DiGi appoints Lars-Ake Norling as new CEO

DiGi.Com Bhd today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Lars-Ake Norling as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective August 1, 2014. Norling, age 45,  joins DiGi from the role of CEO in Telenor Sweden, and will replace current CEO Henrik Clausen who will take a new senior role in Telenor Group.

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Four million DiGi Internet Customers as of Quarter 1, 2014 [Business]

DiGi.Com Berhad (DiGi) announced that that as of the first quarter of 2014, its Internet customers grew to 4.0 million(active subscribers with internet usage of 50kB and above) from 3.0 million a year ago. Henrik Clausen, Chief Executive Officer of DiGi explained that the healthy growth in internet revenue was fueled by higher usage and a bigger customer base in ...

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New DG SmartPlan launched, improved “brand new” DiGi 3G network

DiGi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd (DiGi) launched two new mobile plans yeaterday: a weekly prepaid mobile Internet package and new DG SmartPlan. [(L-R) Albern Murty, Chief Operation Officer of DiGi and Christian Thrane, Chief Marketing Officer of DiGi.] With a choice of RM50, RM78, RM108 or RM148 per month, new DG SmartPlan customers can now enjoy more value on data and ...

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DiGi Challenge for Change 5 announces five winners for top mobile app ideas

DiGi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd (DiGi) announced five winners of the ideation phase of its fifth DiGi Challenge for Change programme (DiGiCFC5) today. All five ideas will now be the subject of the next phase of the challenge, where DiGi and partners will engage with mobile applications developers to turn these ideas into full-fledged mobile apps. This year, more than 2,500 ...

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DiGi Prepaid Internet now with speeds up to 3Mbps, no more 384Kbps [Comment]

Mobile operator DiGi has lifted the 3G speed cap on their prepaid service, allowing Internet speeds up to 3Mbps from a slow 384Kbps previously. DiGi 1st launched their 3G service for broadband customers in March 2009 followed by postpaid in December 2009 and later prepaid. At launch time, DiGi said its “Turbo 3G” network offered download speed up to 14.4Mbps ...

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Free 1-month Unlimited Skype Calls when you reload on DiGi Store

DiGi is giving away one-month of unlimited Skype calls to its prepaid customers. The 1st 150,000 customers who reload via the DiGi Online Store will receive a free Skype Unlimited World voucher worth USD13.99 each. The promotion is from 01 December 2013 and until 11.59pm on 31 March 2014.

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TM to provide wholesale bandwidth connectivity to Celcom & DiGi

Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) have inked a wholesale bandwidth collaborative deal with Celcom Axiata Berhad (Celcom), through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Celcom Networks Sdn Bhd (Celcom Networks) and DiGi Telecommunications Sdn. Bhd. (DiGi) for TM Next-Gen Backhaul Services. [Datuk Che Azemi Haron, Deputy Secretary General, Ministry of Communications and Multimedia, Dato' Sri Shazalli Ramly, Chief Executive Officer, Celcom Axiata Berhad (Celcom), Tan ...

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5th Edition of DiGi Challenge for Change (DiGiCFC) Programme

DiGi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd (DiGi) has announced the 5th edition of its annual DiGi Challenge for Change (DiGiCFC) programme, inviting Malaysians and local app developers to ideate and build innovative community-centric mobile apps. DiGiCFC challenges Malaysians to submit ideas and apps for four categories: Learning & Edutainment, Health & Wellness, Discovering Culture, and a new category called Connected Citizens for ...

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