I am still here

Thank you for all the emails, yes, I am still here, alive. I was busy working on my personal project and also work. Not only that, I was not feeling well for a week. Nevertheless, I am still here watching this industry grow. Anyway, nothing much was happening for the past few weeks, as everyone is still celebrating Hari Raya ...

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Femtocell Asia 2008

Femtocells Asia 2008, Asia’s very first international conference on femtocells organised by the UK-based Avren Events kicked off in the Shangri-La Hotel in Kuala Lumpur on 22 September. It was attended by 150 delegates, a quarter of whom represented operators, mostly from Asia, with the rest from Europe and the United States. While Avren’s previous Femtocells events held in Europe ...

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Maxis and Femtocell

Femtocell looks like your home internet/Wi-Fi modem that offers you indoor cellular coverage. Basically, it will replace your Wi-Fi modem since most Femtocell has built in Wi-Fi, for an example this one. Read this “Maxis plans to deploy Femtocells”.

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MNP Impact

Celcom made big changes to their postpaid and prepaid offering recently. But that’s not the only impact from Mobile Number Portability(MNP). DiGi is said to have big “killer plans” for 3G and there’s quite a number of people waiting for DiGi 3G, including me. One of the telco will be launching unlimited data plan for prepaid users. Isn’t that cool? ...

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Telco Talk Malaysia-Media sponsor for Femtocells Asia 2008

Telco Talk Malaysia is a media sponsor for the Femtocell Asia 2008 conference taking place next week. So what is Femtocell? Femtocell is a small personal base station that you could use at home to improve indoor coverage. It looks similar to a WiFi router and you need a broadband connection to use it. All your calls and data will ...

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Malaysia to feel the DiGi wave again

It’s been over a year since DiGi lost its bid for a 3G license for the second time. Today, DiGi is has a 3G license in hand, thanks to Time dotCom which bought the 3G license for RM50 million, did nothing with it, then sold it to DiGi for RM654 million and now that license is being put to good ...

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Press Release: TM HSBB Public-Private Partnership project

The era of teleworking, digital homes and telehealth are just around the corner for Malaysians. The advent of High Speed Broadband (HSBB) will bring this era into reality. The Ministry of Energy, Water and Communications (MEWC) and Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) today signed the Public-Private Partnership agreement to officially launch Phase 1 of the national High-Speed Broadband (HSBB) initiative. HSBB ...

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Live Blogging: TM and MCMC HSBB Signing

I will be blogging live from the scene during the official signing of the High Speed Broadband (HSBB) Project between Telekom Malaysia and the Government in Putrajaya starting about 9a.m. today. Look out for this space for live update!!! Updates: 9.20am: KTAK Minister giving speech- He is saying Najib proposed the HSBB- He thank TM for taking the initiave9.35am: Deputy ...

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XOX going LIVE

Now if you still remember XOX, they will be announcing their partnership with Celcom on Monday. XOX, an MVNO operator(probably the fifth MVNO licensee in Malaysia) will be offering its mobile services and contents to the Chinese community in Malaysia. This is the first MVNO to do so in Malaysia. Some rumors that I have heard says that XOX will ...

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A new Celcom begins

Now Celcom has rebranded their prepaid plans. For those aged between 12-25 years old, Celcom is offering the UOX and SOX starter packs. Calls are as low as 15 sen per minute to any numbers and a maximum 6 sen per SMS. I believe this is currently the lowest prepaid rates in the country and it is targeted to students. ...

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TM gets it all

It is confirmed, TM could celebrate Hari Raya with joy since the Government has awarded the HSBB contract to a Government related company- Telekom Malaysia.-sourceSo, TM will now build the high speed broadband infrastructure, operate as an ISP and then say that they will open the infrastructure to other ISPs in the country. Jaring has been offering dial up services ...

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Purely rumours

The rumor about Mr. Sandip Das that I posted earlier was purely speculation. My apologies for the wrong info and to Maxis who was affected by this wrong speculation. The post has been taken down. My apologies again.

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MNP is now avilable

PRESS STATEMENT MINISTER OF ENERGY, WATER AND COMMUNICATIONS ON MOBILE NUMBER PORTABILITY From tomorrow (29 August 2008), prepaid users may change their cellular phone providers, if they wish, and still keep their mobile phone numbers. For the time being, this service – MobileNumberPortability (MNP) -will be available in the Klang Valley on a limited basis. In two weeks’ time, post-paid ...

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Packet One Social Networking site- Ruumz

For those of you who did not know, I asked Michael Lai about Ruums few months back when I interviewed him in this video. Ruumz is expected to launch by the end of this year, which is like 4 months from now. Here’s what you get to know when you read Telco Talk Malaysia- Ruumz Ruumz is a social networking ...

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Celcom Xpax

Hope you guys like this picture which was taken from the main page of Celcom Xpax(no url because Celcom does not like us linking to their website). I hope Jakim won’t raid me later since I don’t hold copyright of this picture. (Click picture for larger view) Anyway, Celcom Xpax currently offers 20% extra credit for new users with every ...

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