Learn from Mamak Stalls- Datuk Seri Shazalli Ramly

“In his presentation, Shazalli used mamak restaurants as an analogy. He said Malaysians tend to spend more time and money at such restaurants instead of other food franchises. It’s not because of price or quality, he said, but because mamak restaurant operators understand what their customers want and would modify their products and services to suit. He said customer satisfaction ...

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Wireless Broadband Research (Update)

A friend of mine is doing a research on HSDPA broadband in Malaysia in order to fulfill her degree. If you are using either Maxis Broadband or Celcom Broadband, please be kind enough to take the survey here. I hope we all can play a small role to fulfill her degree. Note: Please send the completed survey to siewyee_asy(at)yahoo.com

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Datuk Jamaludin Ibrahim to head TMI

The ex-top guy at Maxis will soon be the head of TM International Bhd (TMI), which has operations in 10 countries, eight of which are mobile operations. This guy was part of Maxis when it grew into a RM40 billion company from RM11 billion when it was listed in 2002.Telco Talk Malaysia wishes Datuk Jamaludin Ibrahim all the best with ...

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Make/Sell your own branded phone

An online contact of mine who works for a mobile phone manufacturer in China is looking for an agent in Malaysia. The company is called Ken Xin Da. They have their own mobile phone brand but they are also doing OEM. More about OEM here. I discovered a mobile phone called “iphone P168″ on their website which they denied it ...

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New Maxis WiFi Modem (E960) (UPDATE)

Now you can have an additional option to subscribe Maxis Broadband. The new Maxis WiFi Modem (E960) offers built in WiFi on top of the normal Maxis Broadband modem so that you don’t have to get a WiFi router. It also supports USB/LAN mode and the best thing is, it is plug and play. The modem comes with the Power ...

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Win yourself a Motorola portable charger

Tell Mobile World on what you think about MNP and why you plan to switch or stay with your mobile operator. Stand a chance to win a Motorola portable charger that can be used to charge selected mobile phones while you are on the move. Click the banner on the right and start posting in the Mobile World forum. Register ...

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Morten Lundal resigns

I heard a breaking news that Morten Lundal, the CEO of DiGi resigned……and he joined Vodafone… More updates tomorrow on the Mobile World website…

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Celcom first in Malaysia except Wilayah Perseketuan

I attended the Celcom National Key Dealers Conference 2008 where Celcom announced its Celcom Sale Campaign. Here is what Celcom CEO said in his speech. “We are number 1 in almost every states in this country except Wilayah Perseketuan (dan kawasan-kawasan yang sama waktu denganya)“. Celcom even dropped one of its largest dealer which owns mobile88.com(forgot the dealer’s name) and ...

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Celcom to launch new mobile service plan for YOUTH

Here’s a new rumor, Celcom will soon launch a new postpaid or prepaid plan for the youth market. According to the source, it will probably be called UOX or maybe X University. It will most probably be a prepaid plan which Celcom aims to sign up 1 million youths by the end of the year.

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Blue Cube USB modem

(Image is for illustration purpose only) Blue Cube has launched its new USB modem that allows surfing the net while on the go. This modem supports 3G up to 7.2Mbps and it also offers Plug & Play just like the Huawei E220 modem. The Blue Cube modem has the capability to make and receive call, SMS and Internet at the ...

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Please Take Note….

Please read Mobile World for the latest news in the mobile world industry. Telco Talk Malaysia will no longer cover news story from the mobile world scene and will be opinion based. However, this blog will still cover news from the Internet industry and things that Mobile World magazine does not cover(such as insider news and rumors in the industry). ...

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P1 signs WiMAX deal with Alcatel-Lucent

Packet One Networks (M) Sdn Bhd (P1) has awarded the contract to deploy and manage its 2.3Ghz mobile WiMAX 802.16e network to Alcatel-Lucent. The phase 1 of the deployment is valued at USD$71 million(close to RM230 million). It will allow P1 to deploy and offer high speed WiMAX 802.16e broadband service to the Malaysians. More here.

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What to expect from the year 2008

Here are the list of what to expect in 2008: Nine Mobile operators The number of Mobile operators in Malaysia will probably reach nine. Here is the list: Celcom Maxis DiGi Merchantrade-(MVNO on Celcom network) REDtone-(MVNO on Celcom network) Tune Talk-(MVNO on Celcom network) U Mobile Time/DiGi XOX.Com-MVNO Mobile Number Portability The Mobile Number Portability(MNP) is expected to launch by ...

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DiGi and TIME signs definitive agreement

DiGi and TIME has signed a definitive agreement that would allow it to make formal applications to transfer the 3G license owned by TIME to DiGi. Read more here. During the press conference, Morten Lundal, CEO of DiGi is so convenient that the Government would approve the transfer of the 3G license. I wish DiGi all the best in making ...

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Celcom to launch something next week

Celcom will launch something next week… Stay Tuned…

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