Happy Birthday Packet One

P1 started offering their WiMAX services exactly 1 year ago from today. According to their latest tweet, P1 now has over 80,000 subscribers. You are a great telco, please keep up the great work! Congratulation P1 & HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!

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DiGi is Testing 3G Internally

DiGi is currently testing 3G internally. A number of DiGi staffs can now use 3G voice and data on their phone. The internal test has been positive so far and DiGi is scheduled to launch 3G within “months”. If you are a DiGi user with a 3G phone, let me tell you this, DiGi 3G is coming!

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15 Malaysia by P1

I let the FAQ do the talking: WHAT IS 15MALAYSIA? 15Malaysia is a short films project. It consists of 15 short films about Malaysia directed by some of the best young filmmakers in our country. Each film lasts between 3 to 7 minutes. WHAT ARE THE FILMS ABOUT? All our films have socio-political subject matters. These vary from corruption, race ...

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DiGi + Music

DiGi will be announcing something related to music today. They claim it to be a “revolution in the music industry “. Not sure if the Mobile World team will be covering the event, but you should have more info by the end of the day if you follow sites such as Bernama. P/s: If you are seriously interested, you might ...

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Simple but Complicated Maxis iPhone 3GS Plans

If you have seen how Maxis has presented their iPhone, iPhone 3G and iPhones 3GS plans, you probably need to take some Panadol because you might get headache. Locate your nearest 7Eleven store incase you need some Panadol. Now isn’t it simple to understand which Maxis iPhone 3GS plan suits you? “I re-wrote this post 4 times trying to explain ...

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Tune Talk to launch on August 19

After a number of delays, Tune Talk is finally launching on 19 August 2009. This blog has been invited to the launch of Tune Talk, the fourth MVNO to launch after Merchantrade, XOX and REDtone. Here’s part of the invite: Tune Talk Sdn Bhd, the newest mobile operator in the country will be officially launching its commercial service soon. Modelled ...

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Slower Streamyx untill 16 August 2009

Remember this Streamyx announcement late last month? If your Streamyx is already slow, then it is going to be slower until 16 August 2009. Here’s the official announcement: Dear Valued Customers, Referring to our earlier statement on 21 July 2009 on the disruption of our Internet services due to circuit faults on the Asia Pacific Cable Network 2 (APCN2) Segment ...

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Update 2: Maxis Plans for a $2 Billion Listing on Bursa

More on Maxis plans to list at $2 billion(about RM7 billion) on Bursa Malaysia. (Read the 1st story) Taps Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse, CIMB as advisors-sources Listing likely before end of the year – sources Listing would be biggest in Malaysia since Petronas’ in ’95 Maxis re-listing plan comes after firm delisted in 2007 (Recasts lead, adds size, comments) Malaysia’s ...

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Maxis Plans for a $2 Billion Listing on Bursa

It may be true or may not be true but mobile operator Maxis, has chosen Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse and CIMB to advise it on a planned $2 billion listing in Kuala Lumpur, two sources told Reuters. Here’s the official story: Malaysia’s Maxis set for $2 billion listing Maxis Communications, Malaysia’s top mobile operator, has chosen Goldman Sachs (GS.N: Quote, ...

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8TV Mobile Site

Media Prima via its “New Media” team(ALT Media) will be launching a mobile site for its TV station- 8TV, later today. Point your mobile browser to mobile.8tv.com.my and watch 10 8TV most popular content(Mandarin News, Blogger Boy, 8 Style…) on your mobile phone. The content is free and you are recommended to subscribe to a data plan, unless they(ALT Media) ...

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Maxis iPhone 3GS Available

Maxis is the 1st to launch iPhone 3GS in the South East Asia region. Official news @ the Mobile World website. Anyone getting the new iPhone 3GS?

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iPhone helps develop Malaysian talent

What’s really interesting to see is that since the iPhone made its debut, there have been more applications being developed by home-grown talent. You could not have picked up a newspaper, or walked past a news-stand, yesterday and not notice the massive marketing blitz for the new iPhone 3GS. One daily had its entire front page done up to resemble ...

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Go Mobile 2009 Official Theme Song

I like the new GoMobile 2009 theme song. Theme this year is “We are the Mobile Generation!“ If I am not wrong, the song was composed by R Records.

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Malaysia 52Mbps Fibre Optic

Update 1: Post has been edited due to a friendly request. Update 2: Dear readers, apologies for the sudden changes on this post, appreciate if you don’t spread rumours regarding what was removed from this post earlier. As Malaysia will be celebrating its 52nd independence day at the end of this month (31 August 2009), some part of country might ...

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Roll out your WiMAX network or let other ISP do it!

Please read “WiMAX licence holders warned to use or lose it” before reading my opinion below. How many times will the Government give warning to the WiMAX players in this country? Packet One has been executing well for what it has promised so far(P1 WiMAX coverage stands at 25.4%) while one player called YTL e-Solutions gave Malaysians a wonderful dream ...

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