Google: Malaysians use more smartphone than computers

Last week Google released new research that shows Asia is leading the world in smartphone use and engagement, as well as many other online shopping and viewing behaviours. Malaysia is one out of only five places in the world where smartphone usage is higher than computers at 51% vs 39%. The others are all also from Asia: China, Hong Kong, ...

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Get PortaWifi with Celcom 4G LTE, stay connected with speeds up to 10x faster [ADV]

Plug it. Play it. Share it. Get the PortaWifi, now with Celcom 4G LTE to stay connected with broadband speeds up to 10x faster. Plug it in your car so you can enjoy WiFi on-the-go and even share seamless connectivity with up to 10 friends! Sign up for Celcom First Data postpaid plans from as low as RM48/month today.

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Celcom & SK Planet to launch e-Commerce platform by the 2nd half of 2015

Celcom Axiata Berhad announced today that it has entered into an agreement with SK Planet, the leading e-Commerce player in Korea. Together, they have formed a joint venture company called Celcom Planet; for the purposes of collaborating to explore, seek and pursue e-Commerce business opportunities in Malaysia. Celcom said the collaboration enables the Telco to further participate in the digital ...

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Maxis & DiGi reveals iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus contract plans, Celcom to follow

Maxis & DiGi have revealed the Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus contract plans and started accepting pre-orders on their website. Celcom is expected to reveal their iPhone contract plans next week. Maxis, DiGi and Celcom announced on 22 October that the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will be available in Malaysia starting 6 November 2014.

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U Mobile Prepaid Products now at myNEWS.com, Newsplus, Magbit & The Front Page outlets

U Mobile Sdn Bhd is partnering with Bison Stores Sdn Bhd to expand its non-traditional distribution channels to create more touchpoints for its existing and potential customers. U Mobile prepaid starter packs and mobile reloads are now available at myNEWS.com, Newsplus, Magbit and The Front Page outlets nationwide. The partnership with Bison Stores chain outlets look to expand U Mobile’s ...

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U Mobile offers bundle plans with Oppo Smartphones

U Mobile Sdn Bhd in collaboration with OPPO Mobile Malaysia is now offering prepaid and postpaid bundle plans for OPPO Joy and OPPO Neo 5 smartphones. From 27 October 2014, U Mobile customers can purchase the OPPO Joy at RM348 and be entitled to RM20 top up vouchers and a U Mobile Prepaid Starter Pack worth RM8. In addition, from ...

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DiGi launches new MiFi devices called MobiFi

DiGi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd customers can now have their own personal WiFi hotspot while on the go with the introduction of two new Alcatel portable wireless routers (MiFi). The new DiGi MobiFi allows users to have up to 10 different WiFi enabled devices, simultaneously connected to the internet. Available now at selected DiGi Stores, DiGi customers can own a MobiFi ...

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U Mobile offers new Smartphone Trade-in Promotion

U Mobile Sdn Bhd is now offering a trade-in promotion where U Mobile consumers can swap their old mobile devices for rebates on a wide selection of new smartphones and tablets, inclusive of the much-awaited Samsung Galaxy Note 4. Recognizing the importance of personal data protection, U Mobile will also offer a complimentary value-added solution of safe data protection through ...

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TM announce new P1 board members & key management line-up

Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) announced the new Packet One Networks (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd (P1) board members and key management line-up earlier this month. Late September, TM emerges as the new holding company for P1 with a shareholding of 55.3%; and the remaining 44.7% is shared between Green Packet Berhad (31.1%) and SK Telecom Co., Ltd (13.6%). Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Zamzamzairani Mohd Isa, ...

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New Motorola Moto G (2014) available in Malaysia at the price of RM688

As a successor to the most successful smartphone in Motorola’s history, the second generation Motorola Moto G (2014) is now available in Malaysia starting October 25 at the retail price of RM688 for the 8GB version. The new Moto G is powered by Android 4.4, KitKat mobile operating system. It comes with an 8MP rear camera that captures 720p video ...

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DiGi reports 11.3 million subscribers as of Q3 2014

DiGi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd (DiGi) reports that it currently has more than 11.3 million subscribers as of Quarter 3, 2014. Out of these numbers, there are 9,647 prepaid subscribers and 1,698 postpaid subscribers in the DiGi network. In Quarter 3, DiGi added 440,000 new prepaid subscribers and 2,000 postpaid users. ARPU for postpaid is at RM82 while prepaid is RM41.

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Internet of Xpax is the new Celcom Prepaid Plan

Celcom Axiata Berhad has launched a new prepaid plan in the Malaysia market last week called Internet of Xpax. With the new Internet of Xpax prepaid pack, customers can look forward to benefits such as: Free Internet – get 10 minutes of free internet up to three sessions a day(up to 30 minutes a day, 10 minutes per session) Free Games ...

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New 3GB & 6GB data add-on for MaxisOne Postpaid Plan

Maxis is now offering customers two new Monthly Data Add-on of 3GB and 6GB for RM58 and RM116 a month respectively. These data plans are exclusive to MaxisOne postpaid plans. Customers will also be able to connect and share their data freely with up to 5 devices, across any smartphone, tablet or even smartwatch, for just RM15 a month for ...

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Celcom exclusively offer the Blackberry Passport from RM788

Celcom Axiata Berhad is exclusively offering the all-new BlackBerry Passport with Celcom First postpaid plans from RM788. As one of the BlackBerry partner in Malaysia, Celcom customers will be amongst the first to enjoy the all new iconic BlackBerry Passport smartphone exclusively with Celcom from 11 October until 31 October from as low as RM788 with the Celcom First plan ...

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WhatsApp is likely to launch VoIP, and may announce more MVNO-type deals [Comment]

Social networking giant Facebook has swiftly closed its $19bn acquisition of WhatsApp, days after receiving approval for the deal from the European Commission (EC). EC approval was a significant hurdle for the merger, which received approval from the US Federal Trade Commission more than six months ago. The completion of the deal means that Facebook and WhatsApp can move forward ...

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