No more contract for Maxis Broadband

Maxis recently eliminated the 18 months contract imposed on Maxis Broadband subscriptions. The new policy applies to all new and existing Maxis Broadband subscribers from 28 April 2008 onwards. However users terminating after a 7 days trial period and within 12 months of using the service will have to pay a handling fee of RM200 upon discontinuation of the service. ...

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IDC ASEAN Directions 2008

I know this a very late post, but I am preparing to go to the IDC ASEAN Directions 2008 now. It takes place at Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur between 8am-5pm. Basically, IDC is a IT/Telecom research company and this conference is about the future/new market opportunities in five countries which are Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam and Thailand. Registration cost between ...

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Who Says Celcom is Unbeatable?

Now who says Celcom is unbeatable? The media futsal team defeated them in the Celcom Futsal Challenge with Peterpan 2008 last Tueday. We brought home the silver medal, maybe we should consider a serious futsal team since our only defeat was in final. Media Team with Peterpan We got to meet with Peterpan and I attended the Peterpan concert on ...

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Telco Talk Malaysia@ .mobi

For those who are on the move and want to be updated via Telco Talk Malaysia, visit my new mobile site @ malaysianwireless.mofuse.mobi You can read the full post of Telco Talk Malaysia on this mobile site. Hope you enjoy it, since the loading is fast and the site is lite.

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New Celcom Broadband Package launched

Looks like I am right again, thanks to my source, the “Little Bird”. Celcom has officially launched new broadband packages that comes with modem and longer contract period. For a free modem, you can subscribe to the D68 plan(3G speed) at RM99 a month or the D98 plan(HSDPA speed) at RM129 a month. The catch? There is a 18 months ...

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Surf With U road test: Update 1

Looks like U Mobile was upgrading its HSPDA network. The Surf With U is a little bit faster today. Probably will have to re-do the test.

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DiGi might launch 3G this year or next year

I met Johan Dennelind for the first time today at DiGi 11th Annual General Meeting today. According to him, DiGi is currently testing out a “test” 3G network with Nokia Siemens Network. More here.

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Celcom Media Nite 2008

I was at the Celcom Media Nite 2008 that took place last month. Below is Dato’ Sri Shazalli Ramly playing drum for the song “Sweet Child O Mine” from Guns N Roses:The CEO of Celcom and the ex-CEO of DiGi plays drum. Now its time for the new CEO of Maxis and the new CEO of DiGi to show off ...

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Surf With U road test

I have just completed the road test for U Mobile’s Surf With U. Since this product was launched, may people where asking for my opinion on this product. Some questions include: How fast is it? Have you tested it? Should I subscribe to it? Is it value for money? Is it better than Celcom broadband and Maxis broadband? My simple ...

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School project: Malaysia’s mobilephone market study

A French friend of mine is doing his masters in a business school, located in Singapore. He need to complete a market analysis to finish his studies. Take the online survey here.

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A chance for you to win a Samsung mobile phone

The Samsung BlogMob program offers 3 of the 16 bloggers to walk away with either a Samsung i450 or a Samsung i550 mobile phone. Thanks to Mobile World and Samsung, I am one of the 16 bloggers and I am offering you the chance to win a Samsung mobile phone. The main purpose of Samsung BlogMob is to know Samsung ...

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Samsung BlogMob #1

I was at the Samsung BlogMob event last Saturday. OK!!! I know that I am late to blog about this, but again I am the first among 16 BlogMob bloggers to talk about BlogMob. Let’s get back on topic, I said that I will make one post a day about the Samsung phone I received, OK!! OK!!! I know I ...

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Unos Pro Interview by Mobile World TV

Here’s an interview with Michael Ta, CEO of UNOS about the Unos Pro mobile software.

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U Mobile to launch postpaid plan next week

Finally, U Mobile is making its first wave in to the Malaysia Mobile market. It will soon offer its first postpaid package next week. U Mobile launch its first product last month. Official report on the Mobile World website, next week.

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Maxis still "deciding" on which technology for MobileTV

I was at the Maxis Discovery Series last Wednesday on Level 8, Maxis Headquarters. Maxis launched 3 new services(read more here). When asked the top 3 people in Maxis about why Maxis conducted trials on DVB-H and MediaFLO, and yet to choose one of it, Maxis Head of Strategy and New Businesses said in simple word that “We are not ...

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