Additional New Package for WiGGY (UPDATED)

UPDATE 1: New package rumoured to be called WiGGY Lite, priced at RM69 per month with download speed up to 800Kbps. Fair Usage Threshold for this package is 5GB. UPDATE 2: Sorry, the package is called WiGGY 69. Here’s a picture: Update 3: P1 Main Page-http://www.p1.com.my/ is updated with the new WiGGY 69, the new WiGGY plan is officially available ...

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Telco Giants Advise Applications Developers

It is a good time to be an entrepreneur in the telecommunications industry, provided strategic partnerships are formed and maintained, especially in the field of applications development, said industry leaders. A panel, comprising representatives from key players in the local telco industry, including Maxis Communications, Ericsson and WiMAX service provider Packet One Networks Malaysia Sdn Bhd (P1), agreed that the ...

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Free Modem for Student with DiGi Campus Plan

Students can now sign up for DiGi Broadband Discover Campus Plan at RM58 per month and pay absolutely nothing for the USB modem. Likely average download speed on this plan is 700Kbps while the upload speed is around 200Kbps and these is also a 3GB monthly limit. The Discover Campus Plan is available to students age between 18- 25 years ...

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Mobile User- Consumer Rights

Found this article while browsing the Consumer Forum of Malaysia website. The article is dated a 2 months back and was written by Harian Metro. It talks about the rights of mobile/telephone users. Ketahui Hak Pengguna Telekomunikasi Kebanyakan anda pasti pernah berdepan pengalaman pahit ketika berurusan dengan syarikat penyedia perkhidmatan telekomunikasi, malah anda mungkin beranggapan ia sebahagian persetujuan ‘senyap’ dan ...

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Think before handing out phones to kids

An expert from Britain believes that giving children a handphone from too young an age could make them more vulnerable to bullies and cyberbullies. Will Gardner, Childnet International UK chief executive officer, said children that get mobile phones from as young as six years become very attached to the device, especially smartphones that connect to the Internet. “They become so ...

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Maxis confirms iPhone 3GS

Maxis confirms that it is bring the iPhone 3GS to Malaysia. Official news- http://www.mobileworld.com.my Maxis iPhone 3GS- http://www.maxis.com.my/iphone3gs/index.asp

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More on Celcom Broadband

Update 1: At Pavillion just now and Celcom 3G was terribly slow with too many packet loss. Had to reload a page a could number of times. My experience on Celcom Broadband has been pretty bad over the past one week. I am wordless so I leave it to Malaysians to express it. F*ck Celcom Broadband! Internet Kelas 3 di ...

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I am on Twitter and Facebook

Dear Telco Talk Malaysia Readers, For those of you who are unaware of the Twitter and Facebook button on this blog, do add me to your to your social network. On Facebook- http://www.facebook.com/kkugan On Twitter- http://www.twitter.com/scamboy I “spam” a lot on Twitter but these spam includes my personal views on telco, updated news and more about me. So you might ...

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DiGi to offer ZTE USB Modems

DiGi will soon offer ZTE USB modems for use on its HSPA network, thanks to the deal between ZTE and Telenor. Telecoms equipment supplier ZTE Corporation (HK:073) announced Thursday that it has signed an agreement with Norway’s Telenor Group for the supply of UMTS/HSPA and EDGE USB modems. The company said that the one-year agreement is expected to involve delivery ...

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More News on Tune Talk

Let’s see whether it will be weeks or few months in rolling out its services. Tune Talk to roll out mobile services ‘in a few months’ TUNE Talk Sdn Bhd, Tune Group’s mobile telecommunications unit, will roll out its mobile services “in a few months“, after stamping its presence almost two years ago. The company had initially planned to commercially ...

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DiGi Network Goes Offline

At the time of writing, DiGi, the third largest operator in this country had network problems and a large number of areas had no coverage or service failure started around 12am, 4th July 2009. The affected areas are Gombak, Setapak, Segambut, Kepong, Sentul, Selayang, Sungai Buloh, and Subang Areas. What happens when a network goes down? Most operators say that ...

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DiGi Mobile Broadband Review

Broadband DiGi Internet by DiGi Telecommunications offers Internet surfers even more choice of wireless broadband connectivity while on the road, in the office or at home and we recently got hold of the Extreme package to try out. The Extreme package is DiGi Broadband Internet’s fastest, with advertised average speeds of 2Mbps download and 500Kbps upload speeds but for a ...

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Free RM35- Switch to DiGi via Maybank2u

Switch to DiGi via Maybank2u and get RM35 off your bill or additional RM35 on DiGi Prepaid. More here P.s: Smart way of marketing DiGi!

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Interview with Mobile World- Mobile Phone Security

Mobile World‘s Kashminder Singh & F-Secure talks about threats against mobile phone on BFM 89.9.

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Tune Talk is Launching Next Month

It is confirmed that Tune Talk will be launching in July 2009, however I am not aware of the exact date but some people said that it will be on July 15 while others said July 25. Thanks to a reader of this blog, I was told that the no-frills prepaid pack will cost RM8 and comes with a free ...

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