Easy Taxi committed to upgrade & improve Taxi services in Malaysia

Easy Taxi, the Taxi booking mobile application service is committed to upgrade and improve Taxi services in Malaysia. The company will be investing in upgrading taxis within its network and roll out competitive incentive plans for its drivers. Over the next few months, Easy Taxi’s passengers can expect a better riding experience as the company will be refurbishing the Taxis ...

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Telekom Malaysia (TM) now owns 55.3% of P1

Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) announced the completion of the Investment Agreement for its partnership with Green Packet Berhad (Green Packet) and SK Telecom Co., Ltd (SK Telecom) for the three parties to share in the ownership and collaborate in the future growth of Packet One Networks (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd (P1), a WiMAX Internet provider in Malaysia. The agreement was first ...

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Alcatel-Lucent starts construction of Sea-Me-We 5 undersea cable system linking Singapore & France

Alcatel-Lucent announced that it has started the construction of South East Asia-Middle East-Western Europe 5 (SEA-ME-WE 5) undersea cable system linking Singapore and France. With a total distance spanning approximately 20,000 km, the new 100G SEA-ME-WE 5 state-of-the-art submarine cable system will connect Singapore to Europe (Italy and France) and traverse Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, India, Pakistan, Oman, ...

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BlackBerry Passport unveiled in Malaysia, price at RM2399

Blackberry unveiled their new Passport smartphone in Malaysia last Thursday. The BlackBerry Passport is priced at RM2399, available exclusive from mobile operator Celcom Axiata for about one month starting October 10, 2014. After a number of teasers for the past few months, the BlackBerry Password was only made official on September 24. Inspired by the size of actual passports, the ...

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Ninetology CEO resigns, CSL might be taking over [Rumour]

MalaysianWireless have learned that the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ninetology, Sean Ng has resigned early this month. At the moment, no official announcement were made regarding Sean’s departure. According to our sources who are partners of Ninetology, Dato’ Eric Chuah Seong Ling, the Managing Director of CSL Manufacturing (M) Sdn Bhd is now in control of Ninetology.

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Telenor Group aims to connect 45 million Internet users in Asia by end of year

Telenor Group announced that it expects to increase its mobile internet subscriber base in Asia to 45 million users by year’s end, an increase of approximately 64% year over year and the company’s fastest uptake of mobile internet users to date. When these numbers are reached, roughly one-third of Telenor Group’s 160 million-person user base in Asia will be internet-enabled.

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BenQ F5 & T3 LTE smartphones launched in Malaysia, price at RM799 & RM599 respectively

BenQ smartphones are now officially available in Malaysia with the launch of the BenQ F5 and BenQ T3 smartphones. The BenQ F5 is price at RM799 while the BenQ T3 has a retail price of RM599. The company said that the BenQ F5 and BenQ T3 smartphones offer three distinctive features, namely 4G LTE, 4x Ultra Sensitivity Mode camera and ...

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Samsung Galaxy Alpha is now in Malaysia, price at RM1899

The new Samsung Galaxy Alpha is now available in Malaysia, it is priced at RM1899. Concentrating on elegant aesthetics and compact construction, Samsung has taken a fresh approach to design with the Galaxy Alpha. The refined Samsung Galaxy Alpha features a sophisticated design with a metal frame, elegantly curved corners and a tactile soft back cover.

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JPJ, SPAD & PDRM to hunt down Uber car drivers

Malaysia’s Road Transport Department (JPJ), Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) and Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) will soon hunt down Uber car drivers in Klang Valley and Johor Bahru that don’t have the necessary driving license, according to local news reports. JPJ director-general Datuk Seri Ismail Ahmad said the use of private vehicles to pick up passengers is a violation under Section 16 ...

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Motorola Solutions opens state-of the art R&D center in Penang called Innoplex

Motorola Solutions, Inc., a provider of mission-critical communication solutions and services for enterprise and government customers, opened its new research and development (R&D) center in Penang, known as the “Innoplex” earlier this month. Equipped with state-of the-art laboratories, and product design and development capabilities, the center is set to focus on developing the next generation of mission-critical Land Mobile Radio ...

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Global LTE subscriptions reached the 250 million milestone, says Ovum

The number of LTE mobile broadband subscriptions worldwide reached the milestone of 250 million in the first quarter of 2014, according to global analyst firm Ovum. Ovum’s latest update to its World Cellular Data Metrics, which tracks mobile data usage and take-up including subscribers, deployments, revenues, mobile broadband usage, and SMS/MMS/data traffic, shows that the US is the world’s largest ...

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Huawei deploys Multi Operator Radio Access Network at rural areas in Malaysia

Huawei announced that it has successfully deployed the Multi Operator Radio Access Network (MORAN) mobile network sharing system(Maxis, Celcom, DiGi) through its partner Maju Nusa at over 127 sites spread across Malaysia. It is a national project under the TIME 3 Universal Service Provision program initiated by the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC). TIME 3 Universal Service Provision (USP) ...

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Opera Max now embedded into MediaTek’s LTE System on a Chip

Opera Max, a data-savings app for Android phones, will be embedded into MediaTek’s LTE System on a Chip (SoC). The first two MediaTek SoCs to be shipped with Opera Max are the high-performing 64-bit LTE SoCs MT6752 and MT6732 chipsets. Opera Max will enable smartphones with these chips to consume half as much the data within the same monthly plan ...

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U Mobile launches new campaigns that reward customers, plans to add 2 million new customers

U Mobile Sdn Bhd has launched a number of promotion, as part of its Vision 2 Million campaign – the company’s initiative to add two million new subscribers to its existing pool of customers by 31 December 2014. The company also commits to offer customers free on-net voice calls and free internet for one day on 1 January 2015, should ...

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Viber 5.0 now offers mobile video calling on Android & iOS

Viber today announced the release of Viber 5.0 for Android and iOS, along with new versions of its desktop application for Windows, Windows 8 and OS X. Viber 5.0 delivers new features and enhancements, including the ability to make video calls from smartphones. “We’re delighted to bring video calling to mobile,” said Talmon Marco, Viber CEO.  “Now that you can ...

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