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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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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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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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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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Digi aims to be leading mobile Internet provider, 11.4 million subscribers as of 2014

Digi.Com Berhad (Digi) announced its fourth quarter 2014 financial results yesterday. It said data revenue grew 17.4% from a year ago primarily driven by strong demand for Internet services, proliferation of a wider range of smartphones, and continuous expansion of good quality coverage to more areas around Malaysia. Digi has 11.4 million (11,421) mobile subscribers as of the end of ...

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DiGi partners WeChat for “consistent and seamless customer experience”

DiGi Telecommunications has partnered with social messaging application WeChat as part of the telco’s new brand focus to provide a “consistent and seamless customer experience “. With the new partnership, customers can now connect to DiGi’s Official Account on WeChat (ID: DIGI_MY) to perform various transactions such as checking their DiGi account status, purchasing Internet quota, gaining access to exclusive DiGi rewards and ...

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