Mobile Number Portability coming soon

With mobile number portability in Malaysia just months away, Telcordia and Unified Communications have joined forces to bring their world-class number portability solution to the country. In March, the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission announced that the consortium of Talian Gerak Alih, Unified Communications and Telcordia was selected to build, operate and manage the mobile number portability clearinghouse in Malaysia. ...

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NasionCom directors fined

If you are following the news here and here, recently six NasionCom directors has been fined. NasionCom offers discounted calls and broadband services. It was set to launch 3.5 Ghz WiMAX service which was all ready to take off until it had problems with its directors. Last checked, http://www.nasioncom.com.my was down. I wonder what will happen to NasionCom now?

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KL becomes "wireless city", soon

Kuala Lumpur will soon be covered with 1,500 WiFi hotspots starting middle next year. A a memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between DBKL,MCMC and Green Packet(Packet 1). The phase 1 of the project will cost RM60 million where RM50 million will come from Green Packet and the rest by MCMC and DBKL. The project is called the “KL Wireless ...

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HAPPY gets "happy" by making money from "HAPPY" users

HAPPY, the no-frill prepaid service, launched by DiGi, but not by DiGi(according to the Happy team) is a move by DiGi, I mean HAPPY to dominate the Voice and SMS market in Malaysia. With 60 days validity on any reload, 1sen/sec and up to 99sen for a 45 minute call and 10sen per SMS. WHAT IS THE CATCH? Ok, lets ...

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018 numbers for Telco Talk readers

Looking for a nice 018 number? Well ,I can’t promise anything, but could try help get you the number you want Of course, you can’t get 018-8888888 or any straight digit numbers like 018-2022222. You must buy the number together with their current “RM1,999″ package. If you are looking for a “normal” number which you can’t find via the dealer, ...

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Asia Space talking to new investors

Finally, Asia Space is alive. I haven’t heard from them since they were announced as the winner of the 2.3Ghz WiMAX spectrum in Malaysia. According to an article from Theedgedaily, Asia Space is in talks with local and foreign investors. Foreign investors? Who could that be? Saudi Telecom is watching us…. and lately, NTT DoCoMo and KT Freetel has joined ...

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Tune Talk & Celcom signed MoU

Tune Talk Sdn Bhd and Celcom (Malaysia) Berhad signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to set up Malaysia’s next Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO). Representing Tune Talk at the signing ceremony was Tune Talk Group Founder & Director, Dato’ Tony Fernandes, whilst Chief Executive Officer, Dato’ Sri Shazalli Ramly signed on behalf of Celcom. The signing was witnessed by Y.B. ...

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Media Prima lauched Mobile TV, but no Live TV

Mobile TV with no live TV……..That is what Media Prima has launched today. As said earlier, the service is available to Maxis 3G subscribers only, users must make a video call by dialing *32012 and follow the on screen instruction to view the selected video. Users will be charged RM0.30 per minute. According to Paul Moss, GM of Media Prima ...

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Happy launched to make all of us HAPPY(updated-video)

DiGi has launched Happy, a new prepaid service targeted to people who makes a lot of calls and sms. With just 1sen/second and up to 99sen per call to any number in Malaysia, I believe Happy offers the cheapest call rate in Malaysia. That even beats TM’s fixed line offerings. SMS cost only 10sen to local numbers. Users could reload ...

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Media Prima to launch Mobile TV with Maxis

That’s the latest rumor, I have heard. Media Prima is currently working with Maxis to launch Mobile TV services to Maxis subscribers. Currently only Celcom offers certain channels of Media Prima via its 3G streaming services while Maxis offers channels from ASTRO under its Maxis TV services. With this new deal, TV3, ntv7, 8TV and TV9 will offered to Maxis ...

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NTT DoCoMo Inc and KTF to buy 33% of U Mobile

South Korea’s KT Freetel (KTF) and Japan’s NTT DoCoMo Inc will jointly invest USD200 million to acquire a 33% stake in U Mobile, Malaysia’s newest 3G mobile operator. The deal, subjected to Government approval, will result KTF and NTT to involve in the management of U Mobile. P.s: scamboy is currently testing the Nokia N77 with U Mobile’s DVB-H, thanks ...

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New JARING Flite Wireless Offerings

I have been testing out the JARING Flite Wireless 1Mbps package and able to get constant speed up to 600Kbps although I don’t live in Jaring Flite coverage area(my home is on the 12th floor at my condo). Here are the new Jaring offering for its Flite Wireless services: Click image for larger view I am not sure whether these ...

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3.3 billion humans on Earth uses a mobile phone, that’s half of the global population

Worldwide mobile telephone subscriptions reached 3.3 billion — equivalent to half the global population — on Thursday, 26 years after the first cellular network was launched, research firm Informa said. Since the first Nordic Mobile Telephony (NMT) networks were switched on in 1981 in Saudi Arabia, Sweden and Norway, mobile phones have become the consumer electronics sector with the largest ...

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DiGi has access to 3G but it can’t use it, for now

Gone are the days where DiGi did not had a 3G license when its competitors where doing nothing much with it. Now, DiGi has a 3G license, yet it can’t use it until it receive an approval from MCMC and KTAK. According to the authorities, Time dotCom will have to write in seeking permission to transfer the use of its ...

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REDtone now an MVNO

REDtone has signed an MVNO agreement with Celcom to offer postpaid mobile services to the enterprise market using the 013 prefix.Telco Talk Malaysia welcomes REDtone’s participation in the Malaysian mobile market as a MVNO. Read more here.

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