Live Blogging: TM and MCMC HSBB Signing

I will be blogging live from the scene during the official signing of the High Speed Broadband (HSBB) Project between Telekom Malaysia and the Government in Putrajaya starting about 9a.m. today. Look out for this space for live update!!! Updates: 9.20am: KTAK Minister giving speech- He is saying Najib proposed the HSBB- He thank TM for taking the initiave9.35am: Deputy ...

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XOX going LIVE

Now if you still remember XOX, they will be announcing their partnership with Celcom on Monday. XOX, an MVNO operator(probably the fifth MVNO licensee in Malaysia) will be offering its mobile services and contents to the Chinese community in Malaysia. This is the first MVNO to do so in Malaysia. Some rumors that I have heard says that XOX will ...

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A new Celcom begins

Now Celcom has rebranded their prepaid plans. For those aged between 12-25 years old, Celcom is offering the UOX and SOX starter packs. Calls are as low as 15 sen per minute to any numbers and a maximum 6 sen per SMS. I believe this is currently the lowest prepaid rates in the country and it is targeted to students. ...

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TM gets it all

It is confirmed, TM could celebrate Hari Raya with joy since the Government has awarded the HSBB contract to a Government related company- Telekom Malaysia.-sourceSo, TM will now build the high speed broadband infrastructure, operate as an ISP and then say that they will open the infrastructure to other ISPs in the country. Jaring has been offering dial up services ...

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Purely rumours

The rumor about Mr. Sandip Das that I posted earlier was purely speculation. My apologies for the wrong info and to Maxis who was affected by this wrong speculation. The post has been taken down. My apologies again.

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MNP is now avilable

PRESS STATEMENT MINISTER OF ENERGY, WATER AND COMMUNICATIONS ON MOBILE NUMBER PORTABILITY From tomorrow (29 August 2008), prepaid users may change their cellular phone providers, if they wish, and still keep their mobile phone numbers. For the time being, this service – MobileNumberPortability (MNP) -will be available in the Klang Valley on a limited basis. In two weeks’ time, post-paid ...

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Packet One Social Networking site- Ruumz

For those of you who did not know, I asked Michael Lai about Ruums few months back when I interviewed him in this video. Ruumz is expected to launch by the end of this year, which is like 4 months from now. Here’s what you get to know when you read Telco Talk Malaysia- Ruumz Ruumz is a social networking ...

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Celcom Xpax

Hope you guys like this picture which was taken from the main page of Celcom Xpax(no url because Celcom does not like us linking to their website). I hope Jakim won’t raid me later since I don’t hold copyright of this picture. (Click picture for larger view) Anyway, Celcom Xpax currently offers 20% extra credit for new users with every ...

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GoMobile 2008 Interview with Dr. Nikolai

Here’s an short interview with Dr.Nikolai Dobberstein, Maxis Head of Products and New Businesses during the launch of GoMobile 2008. And here are some other videos taken during the launch: Organizer’s speech The Go Mobile 2008 launch video

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Packet One WiMAX offering

Over the last few days, since Packet One launched its WiMAX service, a lot of people has been asking me whether it is worth subscribing or is the package too expensive? Here’s what I have to say. Given the scenario below, I hope you can find the answers. Scenario- P1 offers a cheap WiMAX broadband service and everyone will be ...

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REDtone launched WiMAX

REDtone launched their WiMAX service for business users. Price start from RM588 per month for 1 Mbps (shared) connection. For the premium dedicated lines, packages start from RM2,488 per month for 1Mbps, RM3,388 for 1.5Mbps and RM4,288 for 2 Mbps. More here and here.

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MSN & Yahoo Messenger on your mobile phone

Ok, this is so common right now, but hey, what if a telco is offering unlimited MSN/Yahoo Messenger service on your phone? Not only that, you can go offline, but your friends see you as online on MSN/Yahoo Messenger. You get notified via SMS when someone sends you an instant message, when you are offline. Introducing NeuStar Instant Messaging services. ...

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Advertorial: P1 WiMAX Subscribers

Video: P1’s first 10 WiMAX subscribers Copyright of this video belongs to Packet One (P1) P.S: Watch the grand P1 WiMAX launch live tomorrow(19 August 2008) on Yoonic.tv. Register a free Yoonic account and download the free player to your PC. You can watch the live P1 WiMAX launch on channel 1506 (Yoonic) that starts at 2.30pm.

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Go Mobile 2008 Announced

Yahoo!!! It is now official!!!! Yesterday, Mobile World and LTT Global has successfully launch the Go Mobile 2008 event. This is going to be a huge event with Maxis being the pinnacle sponsor and with support from Government related partners such as Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) and Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC) Malaysia. As I have mentioned here before, Go Mobile ...

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Update on DiGi Product and Services

Personally, DiGi has been very quiet over the last 1.5 year for not being the first to launch new product and services. Here’s some update on DiGi products and services that was only announced via its website and SMS. Cheaper Roaming/IDD rate to/from China and Hong Kong Reload via RHB Bank and wins great prizes 1 year prepaid validity D’Campus- ...

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