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U Mobile partners with ZTE & Huawei for the deployment of 2,000 new Base Station

Following the announcement in September, U Mobile has extended its partnership with ZTE Corporation and Huawei Technologies for the deployment of 2,000 new base station by the end of 2015. Through the network partnership agreement signed yesterday, U Mobile, together with ZTE and Huawei, will rollout 1,000 3G and 1,000 4G LTE network sites nationwide. The new network investment is ...

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DiGi 4G LTE service now available in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

DiGi Telecommunications announced that its 4G LTE service is now available in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah starting today. The company plans to complete its LTE rollout for the year by making its 4G LTE network available in other part of East Malaysia including Tawau and Labuan in Sabah, and Miri in Sarawak. By year end, DiGi’s LTE population coverage in Kota ...

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Clixster Mobile takes over Enabling Asia, rides on U Mobile

Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO), Clixster Mobile Sdn Bhd (Clixster) announced last week it has signed a new MVNO agreement with Enabling Asia Tech Sdn Bhd (Enabling Asia), a Mobile Virtual Network Aggregator (MVNA) which has network collaboration with U Mobile Sdn Bhd. Clixster and Enabling Asia will commence provisioning of mobile services in Malaysia from 20 November 2014. Clixster ...

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Free mobile Internet roaming for U Mobile Prepaid users

U Mobile Sdn Bhd announced that prepaid customers can now enjoy free mobile Internet roaming service in 8 different countries.  The free mobile Internet roaming service was offered to U Mobile postpaid customers back in May. The Free Internet Roaming service enables U Mobile prepaid customers  to surf mobile internet for free in 8 countries including Australia, Cambodia, Hong Kong, ...

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TNS: Strong Customer Service is key growth for Malaysia Telcos

Market research firm, TNS released the findings from ‘Cracking the Customer Code – Telco’ a study into the attitudes of mobile network customers in Malaysia, revealing that providing stronger customer service could win over new users and secure existing ones. TNS Malaysia conducted a study of 500 mobile phone subscribers in June 2014 to understand the elements of customer service ...

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Maxis reports 12.4 million subscribers as of Q3, 2014

Maxis reports that it currently has about 12.4 million subscribers via its it third quarter (Q3) financial results ended 30 September 2014. Maxis has a total of 3,334 postpaid subscribers (including wireless broadband) as of September, down 25k subscribers compared to 3,359 in Q2. For mobile postpaid, there are 2,840 subscribers, up 12k from 2,828 in Q2. However Maxis Wireless ...

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Data Consumption will drive Malaysia Telecom Revenues

The Malaysian mobile market is currently growing with a mobile penetration rate of 140.7%. Mobile subscriptions are growing at 2.2% to reach 42.9 million subscribers, earning revenues of US$7.45 billion in 2014, driven by data and value added services. Non-voice ARPU is expected to grow by 2% to US$5.9 billion; however it will not be able to compensate for the ...

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Free data for Music & Radio Streaming from U Mobile

U Mobile Sdn Bhd announced today the introduction of free data for music and radio streaming in collaboration with KK Box, Era, My.FM and Hitz.FM. From 11 November 2014 to 15 May 2015, U Mobile’s new and existing prepaid, postpaid and broadband customers who are subscribed to data plans will be eligible to enjoy free data to stream the latest ...

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YTL Communications fined RM2.4 million by Education Ministry over 1BestariNet

Yes4G WiMAX Internet Service Provider (ISP), YTL Communications Sdn Bhd has been fined RM2.4 million by the Malaysia Ministry of Education(MoE) for failing to provide all 10,000 schools with the 1BestariNet e-learning project, according to reports today. In response to findings from the Auditor-General’s 2013 Report (Series 3) released today, the Ministry said YTL Communications (YTLC), the company which was ...

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Hotlink presents Ed Sheeran & The Script concerts in Malaysia

Hotlink, together with PR Worldwide, are bringing Ed Sheeran and The Script to Malaysia, marking their first ever performances in the country. Ed Sheeran will entertain fans on 16 March 2015 at the KL Convention Centre, while The Script will be performing at Putra Indoor Stadium, Bukit Jalil on 19 April 2015. As presenter of both concerts, Hotlink, the prepaid brand of ...

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