Super-Spyware Regin malware detected in Telekom Malaysia network

Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research and Analysis Team has published its research on Regin, pronounced “region” – the first cyber-attack platform known to target Telcos with GSM standard mobile networks for surveillance. The attackers behind this platform have compromised computer networks in at least 14 countries around the world. Kaspersky’s report on Regin shows it has the ability to infiltrate GSM ...

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DiGi 4G LTE service now available in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

DiGi Telecommunications announced that its 4G LTE service is now available in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah starting today. The company plans to complete its LTE rollout for the year by making its 4G LTE network available in other part of East Malaysia including Tawau and Labuan in Sabah, and Miri in Sarawak. By year end, DiGi’s LTE population coverage in Kota ...

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Ingram Micro offers smartphone Insurance plans with Zurich

Ingram Micro Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. announced a new smartphone protection coverage plan, Ingram Micro Cover Plus – Essential; enabling customers to protect their mobile device(s) against accidental damage by offering a wide-range of benefits. This insurance plan is underwritten by Zurich Insurance Malaysia Berhad. Ingram Micro Cover Plus – Essential offers repair service and replacement for mobile devices that has ...

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TM deploys EMC SMARTS to pinpoint root cause of HSBB network issues

Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) has collaborated with EMC to deploy EMC SMARTS for TM’s high speed broadband (HSBB) network infrastructure. In partnership with the Malaysian Government, TM owns the HSBB infrastructure and operates its own fibre broadband service called UniFi targeted to consumers and businesses. EMC SMARTS is an operations support system (OSS) that provides a service-centric approach to network ...

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TIME dotCom reports 3rd Quarter 2014 Financial Results [Business]

TIME dotCom Berhad reports that it has maintained its double-digit earnings growth momentum, complemented by a strong increase in operational profit for the third quarter ended 30 September 2014. TIME’s operating profit for the 3rd quarter of the year climbed to RM42.4 million from the RM24.8 million it registered in the same quarter a year ago, attributable mainly to higher ...

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Gartner believes Smart Garment has the greatest potential for growth going forward

Wearable electronic devices for fitness shipments are forecast to reach 68.1 million units in 2015, down from 70 million units in 2014, according to global research firm Gartner, Inc. This temporary dip in sales will be driven by an overlap in functionality between smart wristbands, other wearable fitness monitors and smartwatches. However, the market for smart wristbands and other fitness ...

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Clixster Mobile takes over Enabling Asia, rides on U Mobile

Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO), Clixster Mobile Sdn Bhd (Clixster) announced last week it has signed a new MVNO agreement with Enabling Asia Tech Sdn Bhd (Enabling Asia), a Mobile Virtual Network Aggregator (MVNA) which has network collaboration with U Mobile Sdn Bhd. Clixster and Enabling Asia will commence provisioning of mobile services in Malaysia from 20 November 2014. Clixster ...

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Media Prima ranked No.1, highest number of mobile visitors in Malaysia

Media Prima Berhad, Malaysia’s leading media investment group today, through its digital subsidiary, Media Prima Digital was ranked number one for the Top 20 most visited properties on mobile devices in Malaysia for the month of September 2014 via the inaugural comScore Mobile Metrix report. The rankings were conducted by the Malaysian Digital Association (MDA), the apex representative body for ...

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Opera Mobile Store is now the default app store for Nokia feature phones

Opera Mobile Store will replace Nokia Store as the default app store for Nokia feature phones, Symbian and Nokia X smartphones, following an agreement between Opera Software and Microsoft. Beginning in the first quarter of 2015, people who access Nokia Store from Series 40, Series 60, Symbian, Asha and Nokia X devices will be automatically redirected to Opera Mobile Store, ...

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Sony SmartBand Talk now available at the price of RM579

Sony Mobile Communications announced the availability of the new Sony SmartBand Talk in Malaysia. With its built-in microphone and speaker, SmartBand Talk comes equipped with a short call function so users can talk into it and hear the caller, with HD Voice support. Through Sony’s integrated Voice Control technology, users can also assign their own sounds to life bookmarks and ...

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Free mobile Internet roaming for U Mobile Prepaid users

U Mobile Sdn Bhd announced that prepaid customers can now enjoy free mobile Internet roaming service in 8 different countries.  The free mobile Internet roaming service was offered to U Mobile postpaid customers back in May. The Free Internet Roaming service enables U Mobile prepaid customers  to surf mobile internet for free in 8 countries including Australia, Cambodia, Hong Kong, ...

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MyIX: Internet consumption in Malaysia doubled in the 1st 6 months of 2014

Malaysian Internet Exchange (MyIX), an initiative under the Malaysian Communication and Multimedia Commission (MCMC), released the official Internet bandwidth exchanged in Malaysia, covering the first six months of 2014. MyIX Chairman, Chiew Kok Hin says, “For the first six months period of 2014, the aggregated Internet bandwidth consumption in Malaysia increased by 105 percent to a total amount of 306,970 ...

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TNS: Strong Customer Service is key growth for Malaysia Telcos

Market research firm, TNS released the findings from ‘Cracking the Customer Code – Telco’ a study into the attitudes of mobile network customers in Malaysia, revealing that providing stronger customer service could win over new users and secure existing ones. TNS Malaysia conducted a study of 500 mobile phone subscribers in June 2014 to understand the elements of customer service ...

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Maxis reports 12.4 million subscribers as of Q3, 2014

Maxis reports that it currently has about 12.4 million subscribers via its it third quarter (Q3) financial results ended 30 September 2014. Maxis has a total of 3,334 postpaid subscribers (including wireless broadband) as of September, down 25k subscribers compared to 3,359 in Q2. For mobile postpaid, there are 2,840 subscribers, up 12k from 2,828 in Q2. However Maxis Wireless ...

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Data Consumption will drive Malaysia Telecom Revenues

The Malaysian mobile market is currently growing with a mobile penetration rate of 140.7%. Mobile subscriptions are growing at 2.2% to reach 42.9 million subscribers, earning revenues of US$7.45 billion in 2014, driven by data and value added services. Non-voice ARPU is expected to grow by 2% to US$5.9 billion; however it will not be able to compensate for the ...

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