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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MyIX: Internet consumption in Malaysia doubled in the 1st 6 months of 2014

Malaysian Internet Exchange (MyIX), an initiative under the Malaysian Communication and Multimedia Commission (MCMC), released the official Internet bandwidth exchanged in Malaysia, covering the first six months of 2014. MyIX Chairman, Chiew Kok Hin says, “For the first six months period of 2014, the aggregated Internet bandwidth consumption in Malaysia increased by 105 percent to a total amount of 306,970 ...

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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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iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus now available from Brightstar authorised dealers

The Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are now available from Brightstar Malaysia’s authorised dealers nationwide. Brightstar Malaysia is one of the authorised distributor for Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in Malaysia. The new smartphones from Apple are available in the colours of Space Grey, Silver and Gold. Brightstar retail prices as below:

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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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Disappointing Maxis iPhone 6 Pre-Order system, now the Telco is out of stock [Comment]

Maxis is among the 3 Telcos that is set to make available the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in Malaysia tonight starting 12.01am (6 November, 2014). Only customers who pre-ordered will be able to walk in and collect their new iPhone 6 tonight. They can choose to self-collect at six Maxis Centres nationwide, namely KLCC, Johor Bahru, Penang, Kuantan, ...

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AirAsia on-board Wi-Fi for Instant Messaging now available at RM5 introductory price

AirAsia has launched its on-board Wi-Fi service for instant messaging service today, now available on selected AirAsia flights. The service, known as roKKi Chats, allows guests to use only instant messaging apps while on-board. Each roKKi Chats token will be priced at RM8 for a total of 3MB data usage on WeChat, WhatsApp & LINE. As part of the launch, ...

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Celcom iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus Contract Plans [Insider]

MalaysianWireless has been able to obtain the postpaid contract plans of Celcom iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Check it out below. The iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus devices from Celcom are priced as below (DiGi has a different RRP):

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Google: Malaysians use more smartphone than computers

Last week Google released new research that shows Asia is leading the world in smartphone use and engagement, as well as many other online shopping and viewing behaviours. Malaysia is one out of only five places in the world where smartphone usage is higher than computers at 51% vs 39%. The others are all also from Asia: China, Hong Kong, ...

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Get PortaWifi with Celcom 4G LTE, stay connected with speeds up to 10x faster [ADV]

Plug it. Play it. Share it. Get the PortaWifi, now with Celcom 4G LTE to stay connected with broadband speeds up to 10x faster. Plug it in your car so you can enjoy WiFi on-the-go and even share seamless connectivity with up to 10 friends! Sign up for Celcom First Data postpaid plans from as low as RM48/month today.

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Celcom & SK Planet to launch e-Commerce platform by the 2nd half of 2015

Celcom Axiata Berhad announced today that it has entered into an agreement with SK Planet, the leading e-Commerce player in Korea. Together, they have formed a joint venture company called Celcom Planet; for the purposes of collaborating to explore, seek and pursue e-Commerce business opportunities in Malaysia. Celcom said the collaboration enables the Telco to further participate in the digital ...

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