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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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Yes4G to expand to Sabah & Sarawak

YTL Communications Sdn Bhd (or better known as Yes4G) said that it has submitted its business plan to Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) to secure spectrum licences to roll out its WiMAX service in Sabah and Sarawak. ((L-R): Wing K Lee, CEO of Yes4G, En Mohd Shafie Harun, MCMC Director for Eastern Region, and Jacob Yeoh, Deputy CEO Yes4G ...

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[Opinion] Yes4G reinvented the mobile phone with an app, still requires a device to make call

YTL does it again- this time it “reinvented” the mobile phone with the Yes Life Apps for iPhone, iPod touch or iPad. A little of history of YTL Yes 4G- it was the first in the world to launch a “nationwide” 4G network(LTE upgrade will be called 5G) and probably the 1st broadband operator in the world to use the ...

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[Press Release] Malaysia’s WiMAX operators make their mark in broadband market

Melbourne, 9th May 2011. Malaysia’s aggressive WiMAX operators – P1 4G and Yes – are shaking up Malaysia’s broadband market. These operators offer valuable insights for the rest of Asia about how WiMAX operators can be strong broadband competitors, according to a new report* from research firm Ovum. “Incumbent TM’s slow ADSL service is under pressure from P1 4G’s cheap, ...

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[Opinion] RE: By the numbers: P1 4G vs Yes 4G

This post is my personal opinion in response to an article called “By the numbers: P1 4G vs Yes 4G” published by SoyaCincau over here. I am writing this post to educate the writer behind that blog. Let’s talk about Packet One(P1) and WiMAX. P1 is probably the only WiMAX operator in the region to be appointed as a board ...

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[Opinion] SoyaCincau = YTL Communications

SoyaCincau was seen in a number of media events including Sony Ericsson, HTC and a couple of mobile operator events too. The person attending the event has been identified as Amin Ashaari who used to work in the P1 corporate communication team. Below is the public profile of Amin Ashaari on Facebook. As you can see in the screenshot above, ...

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[Comment] YES!- It is expensive

Thinking that he had a good deal by signing up for YES 4G broadband, LIM HONG CHONG from Kuala Lumpur got a shock instead when he received a sky-high first bill. “I signed up for the broadband last December after learning of its supposed affordability and stable connection from their promotion. “In fact, I recalled telling my wife finally there ...

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