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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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Intel ChromeBooks & Android Tablets for YTL’s 1BestariNet School Program

YTL Communications and Intel Malaysia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to accelerate progress in the 1BestariNet Program. The MoU involves introducing Intel-based integrated 4G laptop and tablet solutions supporting Chrome and Android for the education sector in Malaysia. [Exchanging of MoU documents between Intel Malaysia & YTL Communications (L-R) Tan Sri Dato’ Dr. Francis Yeoh, Managing Director YTL ...

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DiGi, YTL & TM are keen to acquire P1?

Three possible parties eyeing for the acquisition of a controlling stake in Packet One Networks Sdn Bhd (P1). It is believed these parties are DiGi.Com Bhd, the YTL group and Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM). Industry sources have indicated that DiGi is the closest to clinching a deal with P1, with negotiations having started over a year ago.

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Yes4G launches Samsung ChromeBook with Built in WiMAX

Malaysia WiMAX service provider, Yes yesterday launched the world’s first Samsung Chromebook with built in WiMAX chip, developed together with Google and Samsung. The Samsung 4G Chromebook with built in WiMAX has a retail price of RM1299 in Malaysia. The WiMAX Samsung 4G Chromebook, believed to carry the model number XE303, has the following specification:

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Broadband IP&TV Asia Announces Yes as the “Innovation Partner”

Broadband-IP&TV Asia, the region’s largest broadband conference, exhibition and media event, announced Yes as the ‘Innovation Partner’ in this year’s edition currently being held at the KL Convention Centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 15 – 16 May 2012. YTL Communications Sdn Bhd offers WiMAX mobile internet service with voice in Malaysia under its Yes brand. Broadband-IP&TV Asia provides over ...

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[Opinion] Yes Eclipse is NOT the World’s “Smartest” 4G Phone

I am writing this to explain why I disagree that Yes4G’s Eclipse is the world’s smartest 4G phone, in fact it does not even qualify as a 3G phone or come with any “smart features”. Before I move on into details and the “virtual review”, below is why you should buy a Yes Eclipse(according to Yes-above image) and my answers(in ...

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Yes 4G expands WiMAX Coverage

Based on the latest report, the Yes 4G mobile broadband service is now available in about 70% of populated areas in peninsular Malaysia with about 2,200 base stations. “The Yes service has more than 300,000 subscribers and an 86% customer satisfaction level,” YTL Comms chief executive officer Wing K. Lee told a local daily newspaper.

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No Winners for YTL mYPrize Global Developer Challenge

Two years ago, YTL Communications announced the mYprize Global Developer Challenge with up to USD$1 million for grab. The entries to the competition was closed in 2010 and YTL was supposed to announced the winners in September 2010(details here). The 5 categories in mYPrize are: Top Application Prototypes: a.    1st: USD$200,000 b.    2nd: USD$120,000 c.    3rd: USD$80,000 Top Device Prototypes: ...

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Yes Go 4G Installer for Ubuntu(Linux)

The world’s fastest 4G service with voice, Yes4G does not support the Linux operating system. Its Yes Go dongle works only on Windows-based PCs and Mac OS. In January last year, the company that company behind Yes 4G, YTL Communications Sdn Bhd announced the YTL mYprize Global Developer Challenge with up to USD$1 million for grab. The purpose of this ...

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YTL Comms might get the RM1.5bil 1Bestarinet project to wire up Schools

YTL Communications Sdn Bhd (YTL Comms) might get the RM1.5bil 1Bestarinet project from the Malaysia Education Ministry. According to a recent media report, YTL Comms is the frontrunner for the project which involves in wiring up schools in the country. Sources said on Tuesday at about 1pm the YTL Comms’ name appeared as the winner of the contract on the ...

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