Malaysia’s Mobile Broadband Is Growing Fast

Over the next five years, the Malaysian telecom market will grow at a CAGR of 9.2 percent, Pyramid Research forecasts. In 2014 it will generate $11.7 billion thanks in part to increased demand for mobile and fixed broadband services, notes Tae-Hyung Kim, analyst at Pyramid Research and author of the report. “Mobile penetration reached 98 percent in 2008, which is ...

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New Maxis Broadband Data Only Sim Plan

I don’t know how long this has been made available, but it is certainly a good deal. The Maxis Broadband Advance Lite Plan is a data sim only package(without modem) and offers speed up to 3.6Mbps at RM78 per month or RM68 if you use direct debit. The only thing that you should be looking at before considering this package ...

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Broadband Big Deal with Celcom

Celcom Vodafone USB Stick plus Celcom Broadband at only RM88. Get this deal and others at Plaza Low Yat on 26 to 28 June 2009. For info- Mobile World

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Hope Remains Hope for a Better Broadband Service

What is the first thing in your mind when it comes to Malaysia’s Broadband service? As for me, in my opinion, the first thing is that the service is not reliable(generally) and can you still call it broadband when videos on popular site Youtube still buffers on a so called broadband connection? Consumer in Malaysia pays a fixed price on ...

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CommunicAsia 2009- Interview with Mobile World

As you noticed, there has been a slow update over the past week on this blog. The reason is because I was at Communic Asia 2009 event that took place in Singapore. So how was Communic Asia 2009? For me, the attendance was disappointing although the first day was crowded but then attendance was worst during the following 3 days. ...

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Cheap Unlimited Data, Free Calls & SMS on DiGi Campus

Now students who are on DiGi Campus plan can enjoy free calls within the DiGi network with a maximum usage of RM2 within the day. Also free SMS to your 11 favourite number on the same network and a maximum RM30 for unlimited data. More info here Don’t forget to also read their FAQ here.

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Mobile Broadband Roadtest

Mobile World is currently working on a mobile broadband roadtest for the next month cover. As you can see we managed to obtain the modems above and we drove to 6 different location to conduct the speedtest. Results? Stay tuned for the Mobile World July 2009 issue. In the mean time, please take part in the poll below, at least ...

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Interview with Mobile World- 3G Services in Malaysia

Mobile World Group Managing Editor, Kashminder Singh and Khaw Chia Hui the Editor of Mobile World talks about the 3G services in Malaysia.

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Maxis denies re-listing

Maxis Communications Bhd has denied reports that the company is to be relisted this year after going private two years ago. “It was just rumours,” chief executive officer Sandip Das told StarBiz yesterday, without elaborating. Sandip Das … Maxis is investing RM3.5mil to RM4mil yearly to support its Cyberkids Camp programme CIMB Research, in a note on Monday, said Maxis ...

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DiGi & Blackberry

As Mobile World twittered the launch of Blackberry yesterday(screen shot above), DiGi now offers Blackberry for corporate users. Follow Mobile World on Twitter now DiGi hopes to win big corporate clients with latest promotion DiGi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd, a unit of DiGi.Com Bhd, launched its latest promotion yesterday as it seeks to win more customers from big corporate clients. The ...

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Happenings for the rest of the year

Here’s some of the “IT & Communication” events happening throughout the world this year. CASBAA Satellite Industry Forum June 15, 2009Four Seasons Hotel, Singapore CommunicAsia 09 June 16 – 19, 2009Singapore Mobile Internet Summit 2009June 23 – 24, 2009Singapore SE AsiaCom 2009 July 22 – 23, 2009Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Mobile Payment World Asia September 01 – 03, 2009Singapore P&T/Wireless & ...

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Telco to take broadband experience to new level

All eyes over the next few years will be on Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM), the country’s largest fixed-line phone company, as it is set to take the country’s broadband experience to a new level and transform the nation’s telecommunications infrastructure into the Internet Protocol (IP) era. By end-2012, 1.3 million homes, offices and factories will be able to get broadband ...

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Latest Interview with Jason Lo, CEO of Tune Talk

Jason Lo, Chief Executive Officer of Tune Talk, a new MVNO company that is scheduled to launch in July 2009 was interviewed on radio station BFM recently.Taken from BFM 89.9: In this first part, Jason Lo, CEO of Tune Talk, discusses his transition from pop icon to CEO and talks a llittle about the difficulties of being a musician in ...

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Tune Talk is Hiring !!!

That’s right folks. “The countdown has begun” and Tune Talk is hiring. Customer Care positions are available, more info here.

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Love To Save? Tell DiGi

Just register and click on the charity that you would like to support, DiGi will then donate RM5 to them. RM150,000 to be given out. At the moment, more than RM100, 000 available and 28 days left. Anyone can do it, regardless of operator- http://www.lovetosave.com.my/

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