YTL Communications fined RM2.4 million by Education Ministry over 1BestariNet

Yes4G WiMAX Internet Service Provider (ISP), YTL Communications Sdn Bhd has been fined RM2.4 million by the Malaysia Ministry of Education(MoE) for failing to provide all 10,000 schools with the 1BestariNet e-learning project, according to reports today. In response to findings from the Auditor-General’s 2013 Report (Series 3) released today, the Ministry said YTL Communications (YTLC), the company which was ...

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iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus now available from Brightstar authorised dealers

The Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are now available from Brightstar Malaysia’s authorised dealers nationwide. Brightstar Malaysia is one of the authorised distributor for Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in Malaysia. The new smartphones from Apple are available in the colours of Space Grey, Silver and Gold. Brightstar retail prices as below:

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Hotlink presents Ed Sheeran & The Script concerts in Malaysia

Hotlink, together with PR Worldwide, are bringing Ed Sheeran and The Script to Malaysia, marking their first ever performances in the country. Ed Sheeran will entertain fans on 16 March 2015 at the KL Convention Centre, while The Script will be performing at Putra Indoor Stadium, Bukit Jalil on 19 April 2015. As presenter of both concerts, Hotlink, the prepaid brand of ...

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Disappointing Maxis iPhone 6 Pre-Order system, now the Telco is out of stock [Comment]

Maxis is among the 3 Telcos that is set to make available the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in Malaysia tonight starting 12.01am (6 November, 2014). Only customers who pre-ordered will be able to walk in and collect their new iPhone 6 tonight. They can choose to self-collect at six Maxis Centres nationwide, namely KLCC, Johor Bahru, Penang, Kuantan, ...

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AirAsia on-board Wi-Fi for Instant Messaging now available at RM5 introductory price

AirAsia has launched its on-board Wi-Fi service for instant messaging service today, now available on selected AirAsia flights. The service, known as roKKi Chats, allows guests to use only instant messaging apps while on-board. Each roKKi Chats token will be priced at RM8 for a total of 3MB data usage on WeChat, WhatsApp & LINE. As part of the launch, ...

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Celcom iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus Contract Plans [Insider]

MalaysianWireless has been able to obtain the postpaid contract plans of Celcom iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Check it out below. The iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus devices from Celcom are priced as below (DiGi has a different RRP):

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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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