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Race for Hutchison Essar heats up

The race for India’s Hutchison Essar has heated up with Reliance Communications Ltd reported to have proposed a joint-bid with Maxis Communications Bhd for the country’s fourth largest mobile provider, and the possible entry of Britain’s Vodafone Group plc as another suitor. According to the Indian Press, Reliance had proposed a merger with Maxis’ Indian subsidiary, Aircel Ltd, to get ...

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Maxis bids for India’s Hutchison Essar

Maxis Communications Bhd has made a bid for a controlling stake in India’s Hutchison Essar, the fourth largest mobile operator there, in an effort to further stamp its presence in the Indian market, according to press reports from India. Hutchison Essar, with over 22 million subscribers, is 52%-owned by Hong Kong-based Hutchison Telecommunications International (HTIL) and is valued at around ...

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REDtone to offer broadband, IT services

REDtone International Bhd is offering broadband and information technology (IT) services via a collaboration with eB Capital Bhd. It said on Dec 19 both companies would share infrastructure, marketing, technical support and customer care support services to create synergies between their respective businesses.

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Prepaid Registration Gets Easier

Several major mobile phone dealers in Butterworth have resorted to a faster way to register prepaid phone users to meet the registration deadline this Friday. They have collaborated with Maxis to provide online registration using computer software and MyKad readers.

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Digi Announcement

DiGi Scheduled Maintenance Notice: Date : 12 December 2006 Time : 00:00 to 04:30 Details : Service Interruption for ALL channels Date : 13 & 14 December 2006 Time : 01:00 to 06:00 Details : Service Interruption for ALL channels DiGi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd will be conducting a scheduled maintenance during the period indicated above. We apologize for any inconvenience ...

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Maxis selects Alcatel for WiMAX field trial

Alcatel-Lucent and Maxis Communications Berhad, have signed an agreement to conduct a WiMAX trial of a Universal 802.16e–2005 WiMAX solution.

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Maxis Strengthens Management Ranks to Enhance Market Leadership

MAXIS Communications Berhad announced appointments to the newly-created positions of Group Chief Executive Officer and Malaysia Chief Executive Officer, a move aimed at enhancing its market leadership and to support its regional growth strategies.

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Press Release: Maxis Group Continues Growth

Maxis Group Continues Growth Course Year-on-Year Group Revenue Up 19%; Net Profit Grew 19%; Future Growth Opportunities with Additional New Licences in India Kuala Lumpur, 22 November 2006 – Maxis Communications Berhad (“Maxis”) and its subsidiaries (“Group”) continued its growth course, registering robust double digit revenue growth of 19% to arrive at RM5.59 billion in revenue on the back of ...

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DiGi Prepaid registration goes online via Maybank2u.com

DiGi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd and Maybank have teamed up for their customers to registed DiGi Prepaid lines using Internet banking at www.maybank2u.com. Albern Murty, DiGi’s Head of Product Management, said: “We want to make it easier and more convenient for customers to beat the 15 December 2006 deadline for prepaid registration set by the authorities.”

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