U Mobile hits 1 Million Subscribers 3 years later

U Mobile, the 3G operator which launched in March 2008 now has a million subscribers. Its one million subscriber base include its postpaid, prepaid & broadband users. [Dr. Kaizad Heerjee (left), CEO of U Mobile Sdn Bhd presenting the BlackBerry Playbook to Mohd. Razif Razali, U Mobile’s one millionth customer. ] The operator offered its first mobile product called Surf ...

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Celcom “I Love Phones Raya” Special Offers

Celcom is offering attractive discounts on selected smartphones & mobile services under its newly launched campaign called “I Love Phones Raya”. Amongst the offerings include the BlackBerry Torch 9860 at a reduced price of RM988 (retail price at RM1588) or the BlackBerry Bold 9900 for only RM1288 (retail price at RM 2188) when they sign up for Celcom Exec 50 ...

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[Comment] Google Wallet

Google is accelerating its efforts to build out a commerce framework with the launch of a Near Field Communication (NFC) based payment service, Google Wallet, which will initially be available in the US, followed later on an international basis. Comment below by Eden Zoller, Ovum Principal Analyst at Ovum The move into mobile payments is significant for Google as it ...

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iPad 3 coming out in 2012?

iPad 3, a possible name of the upcoming iPad tablet, is set to hit the market in the year 2012 according to an analyst. “In recent months, there has been rising investor speculation that a new iPad 3 would be launched for the holiday season,” J.P. Morgan analyst Mark Moskowitz wrote in a research note to clients.

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Asia-Pacific mobile connections to hit 4.2 billion in 2016

Asia-Pacific (AP) mobile connections will reach 4.2 billion in 2016, a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.4 per cent over the next five years, according to Ovum. The Ovum report claims that mobile data revenues in Asia-Pacific will hit US$145 billion in 2006 while voice revenues are expected to decline from 2014. Emeka Obiodu, Ovum senior analyst said “From 2014, ...

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New ONE 69 Plan from P1- Introductory offer RM49/month

Packet One Networks(P1) has announced a new WiMAX plan called the ONE 69 Plan. The ONE 69 Plan offer speeds of 1Mbps and comes with 2 modems in the package, the DV230 for indoor(home) use and UH235 for outdoor use. There’s a shared quota of 3GB. Subscribers of ONE 69 plan will only pay RM49 a month as a special ...

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Opera acquires Handster Apps Store

Opera Software announced today that it has acquired Handster Inc., a mobile application store platform company. Handster, based in Northbrook, Illinois(USA), with operations in Odessa, Ukraine, has assembled an independent Android content library and offers services to mobile operators, device manufacturers and application stores globally. The company’s offerings include a white-label app store platform, content management, developer tools, content curation ...

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[Opinion] 4 years later, SKMM still believes in AsiaSpace

AsiaSpace says that it will launch LTE in Malaysia within the next 12-months. The company will partner with Huawei Technologies Malaysia to commercially launch the TTD-LTE 2.3 GHz spectrum services in the country. AsiaSpace from WiMAX to LTE AsiaSpace launched its WiMAX service with limited coverage in August 2008. However after operating for less than 2 years, the WiMAX operator ...

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U Mobile 42Mbps Network in Klang Valley

U Mobile last month announced the deployment of its HSPA+(42Mbps) network in Johor Bahru. The mobile operator now has recently completed its network upgrade in the Klang Valley to support the new speed. The U Mobile 3G network in the Klang Valley is now HSPA+ enabled and offers broadband speeds up to 42Mbps.

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[Apps] BlackBerry Applications From Celcom

Below are some of the free and paid Blackberry applications available from Celcom Axiata for its customers. 1. My Golf Allows golfers to key-in their score and keep track of their score in a “greener” way with the elimination of paper scoring system; it also provides a very user-friendly way to refer back to their history and/or analyse their game ...

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