REDtone Mobile to revise offering, gets new Shareholders

REDtone International Bhd (REDtone) unit, REDtone Technology Sdn Bhd, has sold 65 per cent of its equity in REDtone Mobile Sdn Bhd (REDtone Mobile) to Teh Beng Hock and Tee Yew Yaw, reports Bernama. REDtone Mobile is a MVNO(Mobile Virtual Network Operator) powered by Celcom Axiata, launched its mobile service in July 2009 targeting the small and medium-sized enterprises(SME) and ...

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Samsung Galaxy S may get Value Pack Upgrade instead of Android 4.0

Samsung recently has said that the Samsung Galaxy S(I9000) and the original Samsung Galaxy Tab (P1000) may not get the Android Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0 upgrade. The South Korea-based Samsung blames the limited memory capacity in both devices and specific elements like TouchWiz UI, video calls, Samsung widgets, carrier and country customizations makes it difficult to run on the new ...

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Malaysia-Indonesia Cable System now Live

The “Batam-Dumai-Melaka” (BDM) high bandwidth optical fiber submarine cable system between Malaysia and Indonesia is now live. BDM is a result of a Construction and Maintenance Agreement (C&MA) signed between PT XL Axiata Tbk and PT Mora Telematika of Indonesia back in February. The BDM cable system consists of 4 fiber pairs, designed to provide 1.28 Tbps adopting Dense Wavelength Division ...

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Over 1 million Samsung Galaxy Note shipped

Samsung Electronics claims that it has shipped over 1 million units of Samsung Galaxy Note since it was made available early November. The South-Korea based electronics giant reports rising worldwide sales of Galaxy Note in Europe and Asia including France, Germany, Hongkong and Taiwan. The Galaxy Note phoneblet will soon be available in the US next year, however Samsung did not ...

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[Update 1] Argentina Gov bans iPhone & BlackBerry sales

Update 1: This whole thing could likely be nothing but just a joke. Read THIS. The Argentinian Government made a surprising decision to ban the import and sales of foreign-made smartphones, especially the Apple iPhone and BlackBerry smartphones, among others. Somehow, the ban does not affect Nokia, Samsung, LG and Motorola as they have already built plants in Argentina. The ...

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Ex-DiGi man jailed & fined RM2.07 million

The ex-employee of DiGi Telecommunications, S. Stanley, 40 was found guilty at the Sessions Court in Shah Alam with 14 counts of taking bribes worth RM415,000. He is sentenced to four years in prison and a fine of RM2.07 million. Stanley who is the senior procurement officer at DiGi about 3 years ago, is said to have accepted bribes from ...

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[Insider] Samsung Galaxy Nexus RRP RM2099 in Malaysia

We’ve just got word from our friends in the mobile industry that the Samsung Galaxy Nexus will be priced at RM2099 in Malaysia. Not a bad price, we think. If you have been reading MalaysianWireless.com for sometime now, you would find it usual that we leak insiders or details like this before it happens. So here’s more!

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[Comment] Is DiGi Network so Yesterday?

DiGi recently revealed that its plans to be Malaysia’s 1st LTE-equipped network by the end of 2012. MalaysianWireless would like to note that DiGi is probably the last operator in the country to express interest on LTE. Earlier this year, P1, U Mobile, Maxis & Celcom have already shown interest to deploy LTE. In fact, we believe that U Mobile ...

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Celcom BlackBerry Playbook at RM1088

As part of a Christmas promotion, Celcom is offering 8 BlackBerry devices with special offers. The BlackBerry Playbook is available with contract at RM1088. The BlackBerry Torch 9800 is available at RM1438(RRP) and the BlackBerry Bold 9780 at RM1338(RRP), both comes with 6-months free BlackBerry Advance Plan for prepaid users.

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DiGi Service Disruption throughout 2012

Local mobile operator DiGi has revealed a plan to upgrade its network to be LTE-ready within the next 1 year. The company claims that it currently has 5,000 base stations in the country and plans to upgrade 400-sites on average, every month. The ambitious project includes expanding the current 3G and 2G network to cover 95.8% of the human population ...

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