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redONE named MVNO Service Provider of the Year at 2015 Frost & Sullivan Malaysia Excellence Awards

redONE Network Sdn Bhd, a Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO), was named MVNO Service Provider of the Year at the 2015 Frost & Sullivan Malaysia Excellence Awards held in Kuala Lumpur last night.   The annual Frost & Sullivan awards recognise companies that rise above the competition through their outstanding achievements and superior performance. The award marks a second consecutive ...

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Penang Free WiFi service upgraded to 1Mbps speed

The Penang state Government announced that its Penang Free WiFi service have been upgraded to 1Mbps speed from 512Kbps previously. In a statement to the media, Penang said that it has upgraded the backhaul bandwidth by 500%, a 5 fold increase from 75Mbps to 375Mbps. The upgrade was announced by the Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng and YB Chow ...

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REDtone Mobile outsource Contact Centre to VADS

REDtone Mobile Sdn. Bhd has outsourced its Customer Service Contact Centre to VADS Berhad (VADS). [Ahmad Azhar Yahya (fourth from left), Farid Yunus (fifth from left) together with the management team of REDtone Mobile & VADS after the opening ceremony of REDtone Mobile’s Contact Centre which was held recently.] Operating since end last month, the new contact centre is located ...

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Maxis & REDtone enter into infrastructure agreement to offer LTE service next year

Both Maxis Berhad (Maxis) and REDtone International Bhd (REDtone) today entered into an infrastructure and spectrum sharing agreement that will enable both companies to collaborate on LTE service rollout next year. [YM Raja Tan Sri Arshad Bin Raja Tun Uda, Chairman, Maxis Berhad  (2nd from left) exchanging documents with Dato’ Ibrahim Bin Che Mat, Chairman,  Redtone International Bhd (3rd from ...

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REDtone Mobile to revise offering, gets new Shareholders

REDtone International Bhd (REDtone) unit, REDtone Technology Sdn Bhd, has sold 65 per cent of its equity in REDtone Mobile Sdn Bhd (REDtone Mobile) to Teh Beng Hock and Tee Yew Yaw, reports Bernama. REDtone Mobile is a MVNO(Mobile Virtual Network Operator) powered by Celcom Axiata, launched its mobile service in July 2009 targeting the small and medium-sized enterprises(SME) and ...

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Reader’s Letter: Experience using REDtone WiMAX

Email me your opinion and it might be published here! Letter from Jonathan: Hi Mr Kugan, I’m one of your avid blog reader and want to thank you for an informative telco oriented articles which to be honest is scarce in Malaysia. I realized that there is not much info about Redtone Wimax in Sarawak so I will share with ...

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Roll out your WiMAX network or let other ISP do it!

Please read “WiMAX licence holders warned to use or lose it” before reading my opinion below. How many times will the Government give warning to the WiMAX players in this country? Packet One has been executing well for what it has promised so far(P1 WiMAX coverage stands at 25.4%) while one player called YTL e-Solutions gave Malaysians a wonderful dream ...

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New Year in 3 weeks time and so does the WiMAX Deadline

All of us will be celebrating the year 2009 with happiness and joy within 3 weeks time, but I don’t know whether the country’s four WiMAX operators will be doing the same. Here’s some of the few things that could take place before or after 2009: MCMC might impose a “fine” to these WiMAX operators, but these “fines” will be ...

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REDtone launched WiMAX

REDtone launched their WiMAX service for business users. Price start from RM588 per month for 1 Mbps (shared) connection. For the premium dedicated lines, packages start from RM2,488 per month for 1Mbps, RM3,388 for 1.5Mbps and RM4,288 for 2 Mbps. More here and here.

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MCMC: WiMAX deadline on August

MCMC said that all 4 WiMAX operators(P1, Asiaspace, Redtone, YTLe) must launch WiMAX before September this year. If the operators don’t launch, they can be fined and later has the risk of losing the 2.3Ghz license. Full Story here.

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REDtone to launch WiMAX this year

REDtone will launch WiMAX in August this year. Places like Kuching will be covered first, trials are taking place right now. REDtone Mobile will be launch too, monthly fee as low as RM38, cheap calls and targeted to business users.

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What to expect from the year 2008

Here are the list of what to expect in 2008: Nine Mobile operators The number of Mobile operators in Malaysia will probably reach nine. Here is the list: Celcom Maxis DiGi Merchantrade-(MVNO on Celcom network) REDtone-(MVNO on Celcom network) Tune Talk-(MVNO on Celcom network) U Mobile Time/DiGi XOX.Com-MVNO Mobile Number Portability The Mobile Number Portability(MNP) is expected to launch by ...

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New MVNO

Another MVNO is about to launch its service this year. Check out XOX.COm Sdn Bhd at http://www.xox.com.my/ This will be the fourth MVNO in Malaysia after Redtone, Merchantrade and Tune Talk. Any ideas which operator that it has signed agreement with? More updates on this very soon on Telco Talk Malaysia. Note: The website is under construction

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REDtone now an MVNO

REDtone has signed an MVNO agreement with Celcom to offer postpaid mobile services to the enterprise market using the 013 prefix.Telco Talk Malaysia welcomes REDtone’s participation in the Malaysian mobile market as a MVNO. Read more here.

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WiMAX roll-out is a joke

The Energy, Water and Communications Minister Datuk Seri Dr Lim Keng Yaik has announced that the WiMAX roll-out has been delayed till next year. The earlier plan was to have at least 25% coverage at the given area with at least a minimum 1Mbps speed at affordable rate. The reason of the delay was due to the fact that the ...

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