DiGi airlifts relief supplies to flood victims

DiGi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd (”DiGi”) chartered helicopters to airlift emergency supplies to flood victims in Segamat today. The company budgeted RM500,000 for relief efforts, including purchases of daily necessities, transport costs, and free airtime for affected customers.

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Telekom mum on news of cable link project with AT&T

TELEKOM Malaysia Bhd (TM), the country’s biggest phone company, is keeping mum on talk that it is in discussion with AT&T, the largest US telephone company, to build a cable link between the US and South-East Asia.

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Race for Hutchison Essar heats up

The race for India’s Hutchison Essar has heated up with Reliance Communications Ltd reported to have proposed a joint-bid with Maxis Communications Bhd for the country’s fourth largest mobile provider, and the possible entry of Britain’s Vodafone Group plc as another suitor. According to the Indian Press, Reliance had proposed a merger with Maxis’ Indian subsidiary, Aircel Ltd, to get ...

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MBOX offers users celebrity voices for voice mailbox

IdotTV Sdn Bhd, an associate company of mTouche Technology Bhd, has teamed up with Maestro Talent and Management Sdn Bhd to launch MBOX platform, offering mobile phone users celebrity voices to answer their voice mailbox. Sedania Media Group, the parent company of IdotTV, in a statement yesterday said IdotTV is forming similar strategic alliances to represent each genre and niche ...

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Huawei-3Com to deploy network for Universiti Malaya

Huawei-3Com (H3C) is deploying a campus-wide converged network for Universiti Malaya (UM) under a RM4.5 million project, which will be implemented over two years. “Through this deployment, the university will be able to implement high performance and cost effective voice, video and data communications applications,” according to a joint statement issued on Dec 20.

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Maxis bids for India’s Hutchison Essar

Maxis Communications Bhd has made a bid for a controlling stake in India’s Hutchison Essar, the fourth largest mobile operator there, in an effort to further stamp its presence in the Indian market, according to press reports from India. Hutchison Essar, with over 22 million subscribers, is 52%-owned by Hong Kong-based Hutchison Telecommunications International (HTIL) and is valued at around ...

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REDtone to offer broadband, IT services

REDtone International Bhd is offering broadband and information technology (IT) services via a collaboration with eB Capital Bhd. It said on Dec 19 both companies would share infrastructure, marketing, technical support and customer care support services to create synergies between their respective businesses.

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Qtelmedia sure of maintaining 25pc revenue growth

QTELMEDIA (M) Sdn Bhd, a content network company, is confident of maintaining 25 per cent monthly revenue growth in 2007. The company, which commenced operations in March this year, plans to double its investment in Malaysia next year.

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No Extension For Registration Exercise: Dr Lim

There will be no extension for the prepaid registration exercise which ends Friday, said Minister of Energy, Water and Communication, Datuk Seri Dr Lim Keng Yaik. Dr Lim said by the deadline, 90 percent of total prepaid users had registered.

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Prepaid Registration Gets Easier

Several major mobile phone dealers in Butterworth have resorted to a faster way to register prepaid phone users to meet the registration deadline this Friday. They have collaborated with Maxis to provide online registration using computer software and MyKad readers.

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