New Celcom Broadband Packages

I believe it has been more than few months and I wonder why the Celcom Broadband department did not not announce this. The company seems to have stopped offering the Huawei E220 and replaced it with a much more beautiful and smaller USB stick. I had been using this USB stick since last year and I believe it is the ...

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Maxis- Poor Coverage in Shah Alam

I have been a loyal postpaid Maxis customer for the past nine years. In August last year, I moved to a new address in Section 7, Shah Alam. Since the move seven months ago, I am surprised to find that the reception is intermittently bad to the extent that I am unable to receive or make normal calls even though ...

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TM’s Respond on M-Lab

Here’s the reply from TM, responding to my blog post “Test your Streamyx with M-Lab“. I am not going to comment on this, but I hope you will comment (Please, no offensive comments as that could put me in trouble). Response from TM: In view of the recent launch of M-Lab or Management Lab, an online tool that allows researchers ...

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Celcom and IPTV

I have heard that Celcom is testing IPTV on its 3G network. The rumor says that the test is at a very early stage and only certain people in Celcom knows about it. As far as I know, IPTV requires high bandwidth to work. Even Malaysian IPTV provider like Yoonic is having difficulties to offer high definition video in Malaysia, ...

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DiGi picks a new platform for an effective service

DiGi recently has upgraded its platform from Teradata to support analytical business intelligence for customer analysis.The new platform enables extensive analysis of data related to customer call detail records and customer communications management. This will allow DiGi to compete on analytics and get quick, precise answers to complex business questions by consolidating their data infrastructure. Details here. Also, looks like ...

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DiGi Music Telegram

Make a dedication to your loved ones or friends on your favorite Radio Stations (Hitz.fm, Era, MyFM) via DiGi and this is what happens (video below) if your dedication is selected. First from DiGi (again), more on the DiGi website here. Any copycats out there?

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Test your Streamyx with M-Lab

Google (and New America Foundation’s Open Technology Institute, PlanetLab Consortium, academic researchers) has launched Measurement Lab (M-Lab). Measurement Lab (M-Lab) is an open, distributed server platform for researchers to deploy Internet measurement tools. The goal of M-Lab is to advance network research and empower the public with useful information about their broadband connections. By enhancing Internet transparency, M-Lab helps sustain ...

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Tips: Phone Calls

Here’s some advice when you receive a call/SMS from someone unknown. This advice also applies for calls that claims to be coming from services providers or mobile operators (such as Maxis, DiGi, Celcom, U Mobile, MCMC, Telekom….) Tip 1: DO NOT Trust the CallerFor whatever reasons, do not trust someone that you don’t know, even if the person knows your ...

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Celcom-Rihanna Concert

The upcoming Rihanna concert is being sponsored by Celcom, but looks like someone is not happy about the concert. Read this. It is not the first time as it happened before with other international artists such as Linkin Park, Mariah Carey, Pussy Cat Dolls, and Gwen Stefani. However, the local authorities has so far done a good job in ensuring ...

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WiMAX coming to Penang? (Update1)

As I have reported previously, now there are over 7 locations in Penang that is covered by WiMAX !!! The WiMAX trial run service will be available at five sites covering a major part of George Town, including Komtar, Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, Lebuh Macallum/Magazine Road, Gottlieb Road, Perak Road/Burma Road bordering upper Jelutong, Bukit Tengah and Bukit Mertajam. So ...

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Ruumz Launched

Remember when I first talked about Packet One’s social networking site about 5 months back? Well the Malaysian based social networking site is now launched. Here’s some of the pictures taken at the Ruumz launch party, last Thursday (15, January 2009) @ Mist Club, Bangsar. Ruumz LogoJames Chong, Chief Executive, ruumzNation Sdn BhdThe Team behind RuumzAdvertlets BloggersSome pretty girls(ruumate) snapping ...

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WiMAX coming to Penang? (Update)

I have heard rumors that P1 will be launching WiMAX in Penang. Not sure about it, but I think they will launch it this Monday (19 January 2009). To those who lives in Penang, sooner or later, WiMAX is coming to town!!!! Remember, this is a rumor. As for now, I am on my way to attend the launch of ...

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Maxis-HP Bundle: A Disappointed Customer

What happens if you bought a bundle package and later you want to cancel it? Let’s say the bundle includes a HP notebook and a Maxis Broadband service, which company is responsible for after sales service? In a blog post by the author of Meshio.com, neither Maxis or HP solved the problem but MCMC was doing the work. How can ...

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DiGi Desktop Agent

DiGi has a Desktop Agent that keeps you in touch with all the latest info on DiGi. The DiGi Desktop Agent is an automatic information retrieval agent which allows you to stay in touch with DiGi related events and information with a click of a button. Extra features include options to change your desktop icons and wallpapers with the Desktop ...

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Celcom buys 49% of Tune Talk (Update 1)

Last month, Celcom (M) Bhd, a subsidiary of TM International Bhd (TMI) made the surprising announcement that it will subscribe to 2.625 million shares of Tune Talk Sdn Bhd, a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) in Malaysia. In a statement to Bursa Malaysia, TMI said that Celcom has the option to buy another 16 per cent of Tune Talk, three ...

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