TM Partners Verizon To Develop Local IP Capabilities

Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) will team up with Verizon Business to explore the development of Malaysian-based Internet Protocol (IP) hub. The Benefits? establishment of such a hub will enable companies within the country to benefit from locally-based IP services Malaysian and foreign-owned companies located in Malaysia would have the opportunity to use cutting-edge IP network technology and prepare for future ...

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WiMAX winner will be announce tomorrow

The Energy, Water and Communication Minister Datuk Seri Lim Keng Yaik said that the announcement of WiMAX winners will be made tomorrow by the Malaysian Communication and Multimedia Commission(MCMC). For more info, click here.

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Ericsson EDGE Evolution (or 2.9G?)

Ericsson is set to achieve data speeds of up to 1Mbps in current GSM networks, enabling mobile broadband services for the world’s 2 billion existing GSM subscribers. Following the recent 3GPP industry standardization of EDGE Evolution, Ericsson has restated its commitment to launch EDGE Evolution, as software upgrade of existing infrastructure, by 2009. EDGE Evolution will boost data speeds by ...

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Nasion Com Given Extension

NasionCom Holdings Bhd has until 15 of April to to re-issue its 2005 accounts. The Securities Commission (SC) has publicly reprimanded Nasioncom Holdings Berhad (NHB) and directed the company to rectify and re-issue its financial statements for the financial year ended 31 December 2005 last month. The SC had considered it a serious breach of law and said further investigations ...

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Nextnation calls for remedial period

Nextnation Communication Bhd has called for a remedial period before suspension of mobile phone content services for the non-processing of termination requests by customers. In calling for a review of the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) guidelines, Nextnation said the current practice was to immediately suspend short codes for such a violation. It said immediate suspension without any remedial ...

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MCMC acts on 11 mobile content services providers

Malaysian Communication and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has taken action against a total of 11 mobile content services providers for spamming and other regulatory violations. From the middle of last year to early this year, these companies have been slapped with a suspension of their short codes services and at least one has been fined for the violations. Consumers and industry ...

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LG targets to double mobile phone market share

LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company (LG) is targeting to double its share of the Malaysian mobile phone market to 10% this year from 5% in 2006 on the back of new models of its Black Label series. Its vice president and Asia, Middle East and Africa business team leader, Bo H Choi, said the targeted market share would represent sales ...

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Govt must implement WiMax spectrum now, says Intel

Malaysia needs to scale up the infrastructure to increase personal computer (PC) penetration and Internet usage by launching the WiMax spectrum now, and needs to reinvent itself as a true digital nation to increase its competitiveness at the global level. Intel Electronics (M) Sdn Bhd country manager Debjani Ghosh said the government must also provide better quality broadband connection at ...

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DiGi studying options in case WiMAX bid fails

DIGI.Com Bhd is believed to be studying two options in the event it does not win a WiMAX licence to offer high-speed Internet services, sources close to the company said yesterday. The company is looking at a short-term plan of partnerships, followed by an acquisition.

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Prepaid Registration: Dealers, Its your turn…

The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) will study registering mobile communications service dealers to ensure the registration of prepaid mobile users are carried out effectively. The recent success of registering 85% of prepaid mobile numbers, as directed by the Government last year, was commendable.

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