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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VoIP services in Malaysia

Here’s my reply to a reader asking about VoIP services in Malaysia. There are lots of VoIP services out there, but here’s 3 VoIP services that I think is interesting. Time- Broadband Voice (Fixed Line Type) Time dotCom recently launched their VoIP service that both SME and consumers can afford. The cheapest package cost RM58 and local calls are charged ...

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Questions: Mobile Contents in Malaysia

Dear readers, I am writing an article about mobile contents/applications in Malaysia to be featured in Mobile World. Below are some questions that I hope you can help me answer from a mobile user perspective: Do you use mobile content? If yes, what type of content or applications on your phone? What type of mobile contents do you expect to ...

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World: More than 4 billion mobile subscriptions

There are over 4 billion cellular subscriptions now with over a 100 million connections that are data enabled (EDGE/3G/HSDPA..etc…). Mobile connections surpass 4 billion mark worldwide The number of connections on mobile phone networks has crossed the 4 billion mark worldwide, industry association GSMA said on Wednesday, forecasting further growth to 6 billion by 2013. The number of connections does ...

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DiGi to launch 3G by March 2009

The CEO of DiGi said that it will launch 3G by the end of next month. (File Picture: Source- Mobile World) Not only that, DiGi said that during the current economic situation, the company is still hiring and there are no plans to cut jobs. “We want to strengthen our people in the areas of broadband, information technology and new ...

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Mobile World Mag on your mobile

Mobile World has launched Mobile World Pocket recently that will allow you to download a “light version” of the magazine to your phone. “Apart from viewing our exclusive content, you can also participate in our comments section and also vote for your top phone for that month. Also, we have our Buying Guide built into that as well. Now you ...

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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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