Purchase BlackBerry & stand a chance to spend a day with a celebrity

The BlackBerry “ Stop Missing Out ” campaign is back again, offering Malaysian customers the opportunity to spend a day with their favourite celebrity. Starting 14 July until 21 August 2014, fans and customers of BlackBerry will have the opportunity to enter a contest, for the chance to win fun-filled outings and activities with some of Malaysia’s top entertainers and ...

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Ovum Comment: Line IPO signals next level of chat wars

Japanese messaging app Line provider, Line Corp has filed for an initial public offering (IPO) at the Tokyo Stock Exchange. Line has applied for the IPO to be valued at 10 trillion Yen (approximately US$9.8 billion). Line, a mobile messaging platform, offers free text and voice messaging, voice calling and group chat. It comes integrated with various interactive elements such ...

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Free Trend Micro Dr. Safety mobile security app for mobile gamers

To help combat the rapid rise of malicious and high-risk mobile apps in a game-loving nation like Malaysia, Trend Micro has come together with mobile game developers from around Asia to set up the Safe Gaming Alliance. As part of this commitment, Trend Micro is introducing the first-of-its kind Dr. Safety mobile security app for free, together with game developers ...

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Raya and Ramadan offerings from DiGi

In conjunction with the upcoming Aidil Fitri festivities and the holy month of Ramadan, mobile operator DiGi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd (DiGi) is offering a wide variety of treats from new service offerings to rewarding contest for its loyal customers. Brighten your Aidil Fitri with RM1,000 in cash DiGi has launched the DiGi Duit Raya RM1,000 Contest which starts now until 24 ...

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Maxis Postpaid pay-per-use (PPU) data usage is now capped at RM50

Last week, Maxis revamped its pay-per-use (PPU) data rates for postpaid users who are not on any mobile internet data plan. With this new announcement, Maxis claims that it has the lowest PPU data rates in the industry, as users will never need to pay more than RM50 per month. Also, there is a safety net of 250kB for accidental ...

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Alcatel-Lucent sets new world record broadband speed of 10 Gbps over traditional copper telephone lines

Bell Labs, the research arm of Alcatel-Lucent, has set a new broadband speed record of 10 gigabits-per-second (Gbps) using traditional copper telephone lines and a prototype technology that demonstrates how existing copper access networks can be used to deliver 1Gbps symmetrical ultra-broadband access services. Achieving 1 Gbps ‘symmetrical’ services – where bandwidth can be split to provide simultaneous upload and ...

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Motorola Moto G with 4G LTE price at RM799 in Malaysia

Motorola has announced the 4G LTE version of Moto G in Malaysia, now priced at RM799 in Malaysia. In a statement, Motorola said “Earlier this year, we launched the Moto G in Malaysia, and now it has become the best selling smartphone in Motorola’s history. Today we’re working with Brightstar again and introducing the Moto G with 4G LTE in ...

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AIMS to offer IBM Managed Security Services in Malaysia

The AIMS Group (AIMS) today announces the first strategic alliance with IBM, to roll out and offer IBM’s Managed Security Services (MSS) in Malaysia. AIMS – the Southeast Asia leading carrier-neutral data services provider said it will offer its existing and new customers an enhanced range of high quality, managed security services from IBM, which is the world’s leading computing ...

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Win a luxury TAG Heuer watch worth RM10,000 each, daily from Celcom

Celcom Axiata Berhad is offering existing and new Celcom First subscribers the opportunity to be eligible to win a luxury TAG Heuer watch worth RM10,000 each, daily through the Celcom First 100 TAG Heuer 100 Days campaign starting 22 June – 29 September 2014. To be eligible to win the  high-end watch, new customers simply need to subscribe to any ...

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S price at RM1699 for the 8.4-inch & 10.5-inch at RM1999

Samsung announced the Samsung Galaxy Tab S in Malaysia last month. Available at all Samsung Experience Stores and authorised Samsung dealers from 11 July 2014 onwards, the Galaxy Tab S 8.4-inch is priced at RM1699, while the 10.5-inch is RM1999. The electronic giant claims that the tablet’s Adaptive Display ensures the best visual experience anywhere, anytime by intelligently adjusting gamma, ...

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Win 2-months Deezer Premium+ subscriptions with MyTeksi

Music streaming service Deezer announced a partnership with MyTeksi, the largest Southeast Asian taxi-booking mobile app, to provide MyTeksi users with access to unlimited music through its Premium+ subscriptions. From 1 July 2014, MyTeksi users in Malaysia are entitled to win a two-month Deezer Premium+ subscription through a month-long contest. 

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Lower cost uberX now in KL, cars include Nissan Almera & Perodua Myvi

Uber, the US based technology company that provides consumers with an on-demand, private and luxury car service via smartphone apps has now launched its lower cost uberX service in KL, Malaysia. The new uberX cost almost the same as metered budget Taxi in Malaysia and sometimes even cheaper between midnight till 6am.

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TM R&D signs MoU with ZTE Malaysia for next-gen passive optical network (NGPON) research

Telekom Research & Development Sdn Bhd (TM R&D), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ZTE (Malaysia) Corporation Sdn Bhd (ZTE) to collaborate on next generation passive optical network (NGPON) research. The MoU encompasses joint NGPON research in contributing towards achieving the international standards through the strengthening of NGPON2 framework. Both ...

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Celcom ESCAPE Merdeka Video Contest, 1st prize RM57k

In conjunction with the 57th Merdeka celebrations, Celcom Axiata Berhad has launched the “Celcom ESCAPE Merdeka Video Contest” with the theme “Di Sini Lahirnya Sebuah Cinta”,  to inspire Malaysians from all walks of life to share their love for the country on video. The verse, “Di Sini Lahirnya Sebuah Cinta” is part of the hit single “Warisan”, originally sung by ...

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Celcom to restructure its management team [Insider]

Since early this month, MalaysianWireless heard rumours that some changes were taking place in the Celcom management. During Celcom’s Quarter 1 Financial Results media briefing on the 11 of June, Dato’ Sri Shazalli Ramly, Chief Executive Officer of Celcom Axiata told MalaysianWireless that an announcement will be made on 17 June. The Celcom CEO did not deny that a change ...

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