DiGi 3G Broadband

Check out the official launch of DiGi 3G Broadband- read here My opinion on price? Its expensive, especially when you need to pay upfront (RM300) to register for the broadband plus modem when I can buy a Celcom Vodafone modem at RM333 (plus a 12 months contract). I also think that the Explore and Extreme packages are overpriced. While the ...

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Data only Celcom Prepaid Plan

Celcom will be launching a data only prepaid service soon by the end of this week. This will the first of its kind in Malaysia. The company will also announce its latest promotion on Celcom-Vodafone USB Stick and Celcom Broadband Wireless Gateway. Note that Celcom is currently the No. 1 mobile broadband provider in Malaysia, so don’t get confuse with ...

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DiGi Priority Service NOT Priortise Afterall

I was quite surprised when DiGi announced the Priority Service last month. I made myself believe that DiGi is doing the right thing but now I am thinking the otherwise. For those of you who don’t know, DiGi has just launched MSN service with Microsoft today via Sybase 365. DiGi customers get to MSN at a flat rate of RM3 ...

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Maxis to Bring iPhone to Malaysia? (Update 2)

Looks like the rumours are real!!! It is confirmed that Maxis will be offering the iPhone in Malaysia. Below are the screenshots taken from the Maxis website about 11.15am earlier today- http://maxis.com.my/iphone/ CLICK IMAGE BELOW TO ENLARGE. Maxis iPhone 12-Months Contract: Maxis iPhone 24-Months Contract: Maxis iPhone 6-Months Contract: Rate Plan Terms & Conditions And here what you see about ...

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Maxis to Bring iPhone to Malaysia? (Update 1)

Apparently there has been lots of talk over the past few weeks about Maxis and iPhone since I first blogged about it here last month. Only this time, the rumour appears to be more slightly true as even LowYat.net could give the exact announcement date of the iPhone in Malaysia, which is TODAY. However it also appears that 21 & ...

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Mobile Telecom Predictions for 2009

I know this post is extremely late and there has been lots of email since January about this. I apologize for that as I never had the time to write my predictions for 2009. Here’s a very short list on what to look out for in the local telecom industry this year: Aggressive 3G services I know that everyone has ...

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Mobile Services on MAS Airlines

Thanks Maxis!!! Now Maxis postpaid customers who fly on Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 aircraft can make and receive calls, SMS and use Internet. Before you get excited, prepare to pay RM15 per minute to make and receive calls, send or receive data at RM100 per MB and SMS at RM3 per message. The Boeing flies to European routes, Australia, and ...

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HIGH Speed Maxis HSDPA

FINALLY! My home gets HSDPA coverage from Maxis. This happened about a month ago. Yes. Yes. Its just HSDPA, nothing much to shout about, but I’ve just been running on 3G only.. all this time. Its about time Maxis “Upgraded” its services to HSDPA in my area. Unfortunately, the speed is not all that great. Its Downright Pitiful! Read the ...

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P1 CEO on Traxx FM

Here’s what you and I missed this morning- P1 CEO, Mr. Michael Lai aka Mr. Broadband on Traxx FM this morning, talking about Web 2.0, Content, WiMAX and more. March 04, 2009 Previous Recordings: February 04, 2009 January 21, 2009 Email me if you have comments about these recording…

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Celcom Broadband to Increase Monthly Bandwidth Limit to 10GB

This is a good news if you are a Celcom Broadband user like me. There has been rumors that the Celcom Broadband Department has plans to increase their 5GB monthly bandwidth limit to 10GB. A little bird told me about this last week and doing some Google search has confirmed this. Below is a video from Theedgedaily, hosted on YouTube. ...

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Have you ported your mobile number?

Since mid-October last year, mobile phone users in this country were given the option to switch mobile operator while they get to keep their favourite mobile number. Mobile Number Portability (MNP) is now about 4 months old in Malaysia. How many of you have switched mobile operators? An analysis told me that MNP will be quiet after 6 months, while ...

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DiGi is confused? Now at 50GB

All of you must have seen the comments here and here based on my previous blog post. Surprisingly, DiGi has quietly increased the 10GB data limit to 50GB for its pre-launch packages. WOW….NOW!! I would say that DiGi is back on track. I would have understand if DiGi said that there is a 10GB limit for users on 3G phones, ...

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Maxis to Bring iPhone to Malaysia?

So could all the rumors could be true….? Screenshot taken from mymacbuzz.com What if the deal is worth close to RM400 million with Apple? What if you can own an iPhone for somewhere around RM200 per month(2 years contract) and probably included with an unlimited data? And what if Maxis spends about RM3 million- RM4 million just on Advertising & ...

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Now DiGi has 3G but on the wrong track?

DiGi has been trialing the 3G network over the past few months and has been reported to have live 3G coverage in a large number of areas in the Klang Valley. But what went wrong with DiGi? There were rumors claiming that they were late to switch to the Huawei radios and were trialling the 3G network with Nokia Siemens ...

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Discovered- DiGi 3G

Thanks to reader Hafizi, I have discovered one of the promotion site that DiGi is working on. Here’s part of the DiGi 3G coverage area: DiGi has 3G coverage in Bandar Utama, Lebuhraya Sprint, Mutiara Damansara, Damansara Utama, Damansara Kim, Damansara Intan, Lebuh Bandar Utama- Dataran Bandar Utama, Lebuh Raya Damansara-Puchong, Sunway Damansara and also a small coverage area in ...

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