TM on WiMAX(updated)

TM is planning to launch their WiMAX services on the 2.5GHz spectrum if they are given a green light by the Multimedia Communication and Multimedia Commission(MCMC). TM says they are ready to spend the same amount (RM250million-RM300million) as the current 2.3GHz spectrum owners which is expected by MCMC. Quoted from The Edge Daily: “Since we were not able to get ...

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TM Net has 915,000 happy customers

TM Net Sdn Bhd is planning a one million customers this years as they currently has some 915,000 customers as at end of February. TM Net also announced its partnership with QSR Brands Bhd on the installation of tmnet hotspot services at 128 Pizza Hut restaurants in the country. TM Malaysia business integrated marketing general manager Zainab Hashim is quoted ...

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Celcom launch Podcast services

Celcom (Malaysia) Bhd will be launching its new mobile podcast services. “We will source for the news through stringers and freelancers, as well as from international wire services. Initially we are looking at a 30-second audio service that covers local news,” said its chief executive officer Datuk Seri Shazalli Ramly A new service called AJoke was also launched where customers ...

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TM plans RM18.1b revenue this year

Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) is targeting to achieve a revenue of RM18.1 billion this year. TM said revenue growth was expected to be largely driven by its international operations in Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and its domestic mobile operations. Quoted from The Edge Daily: “The plan for TM in the next three years is to become a strong regional player ...

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Why Malaysians need WiMAX

Wow, everyone is taking about WiMAX…The blogs, the prints, the magazine(coming issue)….Everywhere…..so what the fuss is it all about? WHAT IS WiMAX? WiMAX stands for Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access. WiMAX can deliver last mile wireless broadband services in our country. In other words, it can replace streamyx and even the fixed line service itself!!! WiMAX can deliver high speed ...

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DiGi: We will take the challenge

DiGi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd which is suppose to get a 3G license almost one year ago is now denied the WiMAX license too. DiGi which has been “very successful” in offering Mobile Telecommunication services in the Malaysian market, lost to four small companies. DiGi is proven to be better on every aspect point of view if they are to be ...

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REDtone: WiMAX a "meaningful role"

REDtone International Bhd via its subsidiary, Redtone-CNX Broadband Sdn Bhd which is one of the four winners of the 2.3Ghz spectrum expects this license to drive and enhance it broadband plans. REDtone is designated to deploy its WiMAX service in Sabah and Sarawak. All WiMAX winners must cover 25 percent of the population by end of the year and at ...

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Green Packet: Klang Valley is ours

Packet One Networks (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd is a subsidiary of Green Packet Bhd says that the WiMAX license presents the company with a rare and valuable opportunity to roll out its wireless communication infrastructure. They were quoted saying: “The WiMaX licence with a 2.3Ghz spectrum will complement and enhance the quality of service and throughput of the current SONmetro wireless ...

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Asiaspace: WiMAX license a dream come true

Asiaspace as one of the winner for the WiMAX spectrum says that they will invest 300-400 million to roll out the service. In a statement quoted from Bernama: “Asiaspace has no problems working with any party or parties to realise our dreams,” it said. It said with the spectrum, it would be able to play a much bigger role than ...

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TM exploring Indochina opportunities

Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) is exploring opportunities to acquire wireless operators in Vietnam and Laos as part of its expansion plans, said its chief executive officer Datuk Abdul Wahid Omar. “We have always said we are looking at this region and Indochina (for expansion). It is not going to be easy as it is very competitive as others (telcos) are ...

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