U Mobile to deploy ZTE Disaster Recovery system

U Mobile, a 3G mobile operator in Malaysia has signed a new agreement with ZTE Corporation. Through this partnership, U Mobile is appointing ZTE to deploy disaster recovery (DR) system for U Mobile’s core network. The DR system is expected to complete within 2014, enhancing U Mobile’s ability to provide seamless Internet and mobile services to subscribers with minimal interruption. Upon ...

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BlackBerry Z30 Exclusive to Celcom in Malaysia

Celcom Axiata Berhad is the exclusive partner with Blackberry Ltd (Blackberry) to offer the all-new Blackberry Z30 to the first 200 customers who can enjoy the new phone at a special price of RM738 and freebies worth more than RM2700. Previously, MalaysianWireless previously that the BlackBerry Z30 will be exclusive to Celcom for about 2-weeks from launch. [Zalman Aefendy Zainal ...

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P1 celebrates 5th Anniversary with Unlimited Broadband Plans

To celebrate its 5th Anniversary, Packet One Networks (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd (P1) is launching a special unlimited quota promotion for two of its wireless home broadband plans. The P1 ForHome 99 and 149 offers speeds up to 1Mbps and 2Mbps, now comes with unlimited quota at the prices of RM99 and RM149 respectively for a limited time only. All ForHome ...

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This is 2013, DiGi Prepaid has the most expensive, slowest Internet Service [Comment]

I’m not a big fan of the prepaid services in the country, generally because it is expensive especially when it comes to voice and data. Maxis announced a new prepaid plan yesterday. The mobile operator took one big step to discontinue the pay per use data service to offer basic free Internet service at 64Kbps. In simple words, basic access ...

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New Hotlink Plan from Maxis Offers Unlimited Dial Up Speeds at 64Kbps

Maxis launched #Hotlink today, its latest prepaid plan with unlimited dial up internet service at 64Kbps. The mobile operator claims that it has internally tested the new #Hotlink plan with the free basic 64Kbps Internet service and said that it works well with Facebook, Twitter, Google, Yahoo, Waze, among others. What the new #Hotlink plan offers:

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Celcom appoints NSN for LTE Network Rollout in the Klang Valley

Celcom Axiata Berhad (Celcom) has appointed  Nokia Solutions and Networks(NSN) to roll out its Long Term Evolution(LTE) network in the Klang Valley, which comprises Kuala Lumpur and the surrounding suburbs. As part of the contract, NSN will supply Celcom the network infrastructure for the 2600 MHz and 1800 MHz frequency bands for LTE services, and refarming services for its 1800 MHz ...

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U Mobile Samsung Galaxy Note 3 from as low as RM1169

The Samsung GALAXY Note 3 will be available from U Mobile from as low as RM1169 with U Mobile’s Ultimate Device 158 plan and a 24 months contract. U Mobile customers who sign up with their choice of Ultimate Device plans are entitled to purchase the GALAXY Gear, the new smart watch from Samsung at a special price of RM888 ...

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HTC Malaysia Celebrates HTC Day

Last Saturday, HTC Malaysia officially launched the HTC Day at the HTC concept kiosk located at The Gardens Mall, to celebrate the milestones achieved and 17 years of pioneering innovation the company has brought through its smartphones. [Emcee Vince Chong, Sirpa Ikola, SK Wong] At the event HTC Malaysia introduced the HTC Switch program as well as a new customer ...

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Children of Maxis One Club customers receive Exclusive Coaching Session with Lee Chong Wei

Maxis One Club (MOC) customers received a real treat recently when their children had the thrill of receiving coaching sessions from YBhg Dato’ Lee Chong Wei, the world’s top badminton player and Maxis sports ambassador. Maxis hosted the exclusive one-day coaching and hands-on badminton training session with the top sportsman for 45 children at Sports Arena @ Sentosa on 17 ...

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BlackBerry to cut 4500 Jobs, loses nearly $1 billion in Q2

BlackBerry, the Canadian-based smartphone maker, has announced that it plans to cut more than 4,500 jobs, in a bid to cut cost, following an expected Q2 2014 net operating loss of almost $1 billion. The company said in a statement that as a consequence of the more “intense competition”, it expects to report a primarily non-cash, pre-tax charge against inventory ...

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KakaoTalk 4.0 for Android now available for Download

Kakao has recently upgraded its KakaoTalk for Android app, version 3.0 to the new 4.0. The company said KakaoTalk has gone through a fresh makeover with renewed designs, features, and brand identity. The 4.0 version provides users with easier interface to start chatting as well as receiving calls and using hilarious voice filters, since it brings out menus that were ...

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U Mobile opens a new service centre in Kota Bahru, Kelantan

U Mobile Sdn Bhd has opened a new service centre in Kota Bahru, Kelantan. [L-R: U Mobile staff and management team were present at the new branch opening in Kota Bharu to celebrate the opening of the new customer touch-point.] The telco’s second outlet within the East Coast region after Kuantan(Pahang) branch is part of U Mobile’s strategy to expand ...

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VADS signed a service provider partner agreement NetApp

VADS Berhad (VADS) has signed a service provider partner agreement with NetApp, multinational computer storage and data management entity, making VADS a NetApp’s Service Provider Platinum Partner. [Ahmad Azhar Yahya (left) together with Scott Morris exchanging documents after the signing ceremony which was held recently.] As NetApp’s Service Provider Platinum Partner, VADS can now leverage the former’s cloud storage services to ...

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BlackBerry Z30 price at RM1998 in Malaysia, exclusive to Celcom for 2-weeks

The much anticipated BlackBerry Z30 has been unveiled in Malaysia today. The latest smartphone from BlackBerry is set to go on sale early October via mobile operator Celcom Axiata at the retail price of RM1998 (approximately USD$617). The BlackBerry Z30 runs the last Blackberry OS 10.2 and it is powered by a dual core 1.7 Ghz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro ...

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Maxis Partners KDU for Entrepreneurship Programme & WiFi Services

KDU University College (KDU UC) and Maxis Berhad (Maxis), today inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will see the two parties collaborate to offer Internet connectivity, entrepreneurship programmes as well as internship opportunities. [L-R: Professor Khong Yoon Loong, Vice-Chancellor, KDU UC, Melvin Beh Chin Kwong, General Manager of Operations, Vice Chancellor’s Office, KDU UC and Tan Lay Han, Head ...

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