Maxis will soon implement SMS antispam system

Maxis will soon implement antispamming and antispoofing solutions which it claims will lower the amount of SMS scams received by its 8.5 million customers by up to 80%. To be up and running in July, the telco has invested close to RM3.5mil in the technology that would verify the authenticity of the sender before the message reaches the receiver. The ...

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MCMC to conduct Handphone survey

NOTIFICATION HANDPHONE USERS SURVEY ,2007 (Click image for larger view) The MCMC will be conducting a nationwide survey among mobile phone users in this country. The survey which will run until next month is aimed in collecting data such as average SMSes per day, unsolicited SMSes per week, International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) awareness, mobile number portability awareness and mobile ...

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Time signed MoU with Kedah ICT Holdings

TIME dotCom Bhd entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Kedah ICT Holdings Sdn Bhd to join the Kedah Telecommunications Open Provider Infrastructure Access (KTOPIA) project to deliver broadband services. KTOPIA is a multi-service providers’ open access network that delivers broadband services to certified properties, premises, buildings and residences within identified zones in Kedah, TIME dotCom said in a ...

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Time to survive?

Time is currently in talks with certain parties to roll out its 3G services. Quoted from Business Times: “We are in discussions with several companies on the content, network and connectivity.” According to its Managing Director Datuk Baharum Salleh the company will roll out its 3G services in the “most economical way” and in tandem with market demand. I wonder ...

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Notice: Maxis and Hotlink customers

Please be cautious that an unsolicited SMS is being sent or circulated informing recipients that they have won a sum of cash from Maxis/Hotlink. Please DO NOT respond to it. Example of messages:Congratulations! Anda memenangi CEK TUNAI RM11,000 dari MAXIS.Info sila hubungi perkhidmatan MAXIS 006281xxxxxxxxx. http://www.maxis.com.my. From +6281xxxxxxxxxThis message is neither sent nor authorised by Maxis / Hotlink.

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Maxis to maintain mobile data revenue growth

THE country’s largest mobile operator, Maxis Communications Bhd, aims to maintain its mobile data revenue growth this year with more content downloads and higher third-generation (3G) customer base. The company is on track to double its 3G customer base this year to more than 446,000 users. It had 380,000 active 3G users as at April this year. Maxis’ mobile data ...

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Government employees not keen on Internet

Government employees are not as keen about the Internet as their counterparts in the private sector, according to a recent survey by Kelly Services Inc, an international recruitment agency. The survey found that only 53% of Government workers regularly use the Internet compared to 80% of workers in the private sector. The survey also found that 61% of Government workers ...

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Ignore SMS related to Tax status

If you happen to receive any sms that claims to be from Customs Department enquiring about your tax status, IGNORE IT!!! Quotes from TheStar: “Although we had announced that the system would be launched on April 1, its implementation was deferred on technical grounds,” said Customs Sirim Integrated Electronic Common System (SPEKS)Senior Assistant Director II, Iskandar Jaafar. “The consumers were ...

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iPhone only 4 million units

The iPhone will only have a limited 4 million units this year… Also there is no pre-orders….. If you did plan to buy it from United States(my friends plans to do so), I guess now you are out of luck…

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Streamyx now larger and stronger with 1 million customers

Dear Malaysians, THANK YOU for supporting streamyx. They are now the one and only ISP which is the biggest, largest company with the largest, biggest customer base in Malaysia. Going back to history, Streamyx was introduced in April 2001, reached its 100,000th customer in December 2003, hit the half million mark at the end of 2005 and had happy 915,000 ...

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