BBM for Windows Phone 8 now available for download

BlackBerry Limited, the maker of BlackBerry operating system and devices, today announced a collaboration with Microsoft to bring BBM to Windows Phone 8. BlackBerry said the BBM app for Windows Phone builds on the collaboration, privacy and security features that are at the core of the BBM experience loved by more than 85 million monthly active users around the world. ...

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51 LTE networks launched this year, total 318 LTE operators in 111 countries

318 mobile operators have commercially launched 4G LTE networks and service in 111 countries, according to data released by GSA (Global mobile Suppliers Association) in its latest Evolution to LTE report. 51 LTE networks have launched so far in 2014. The total number of commercial LTE networks is expected to be more than 350 by the end of this year. ...

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Fortinet urges mobile users to watch out for Ransomware

Fortinet, a high-performance network security company is advising Malaysian mobile device users to be on the alert for mobile ransomware, which has seen a steady increase worldwide in recent months. Ransomware is a type of malware that restricts usage of the device it infects, demanding payment from the end-user in order to regain control over the device. Until recently, ransomware ...

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Celcom announce new key appointments to strengthen its management team

As per reported on MalaysianWireless late June, Celcom Axiata on Wednesday officially announced new key appointments and movements to “further strengthen its corporate and overall operational management team”. The new appointments and realigning of some key new officers includes:

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Mobile Data services in Malaysia to take over Mobile Voice in 2017, says IDC

Mobile data services will become the key driver for mobile operators (Telcos) in Malaysia and is expected to surpass mobile voice revenue in 2017, according to International Data Corporation (IDC) Mobile Service Tracker 2H 2013. Despite the penetration rate of Malaysian mobile users exceeding 140% and high prepaid-postpaid ratio, mobile operators have still been able to maintain their revenue growth, ...

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Huawei opens 3rd Flagship Store in Malaysia at Suria KLCC

Huawei Device Malaysia has officially opened its 3rd flagship store in Malaysia at Suria KLCC. Huawei said that it continues to uphold the promise of consumer-centricity in its consumer portfolio by opening its third store in Kuala Lumpur in one of Malaysia’s most iconic landmarks. Located at Lot 316A (Third Floor), the store aims to provide consumers a first-hand brand ...

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Malaysia has the highest number of mobile shoppers according to BuzzCity

A new report from BuzzCity, a mobile advertising network, reveals the changing trends in online shopping. Mobile as a shopping channel is now on a par with PCs and a key to driving the change in consumer shopping behaviour, it revealed. The report is commissioned by the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA). Nearly half of mobile users (48%) made purchases online ...

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Purchase BlackBerry & stand a chance to spend a day with a celebrity

The BlackBerry “ Stop Missing Out ” campaign is back again, offering Malaysian customers the opportunity to spend a day with their favourite celebrity. Starting 14 July until 21 August 2014, fans and customers of BlackBerry will have the opportunity to enter a contest, for the chance to win fun-filled outings and activities with some of Malaysia’s top entertainers and ...

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Ovum Comment: Line IPO signals next level of chat wars

Japanese messaging app Line provider, Line Corp has filed for an initial public offering (IPO) at the Tokyo Stock Exchange. Line has applied for the IPO to be valued at 10 trillion Yen (approximately US$9.8 billion). Line, a mobile messaging platform, offers free text and voice messaging, voice calling and group chat. It comes integrated with various interactive elements such ...

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Free Trend Micro Dr. Safety mobile security app for mobile gamers

To help combat the rapid rise of malicious and high-risk mobile apps in a game-loving nation like Malaysia, Trend Micro has come together with mobile game developers from around Asia to set up the Safe Gaming Alliance. As part of this commitment, Trend Micro is introducing the first-of-its kind Dr. Safety mobile security app for free, together with game developers ...

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Raya and Ramadan offerings from DiGi

In conjunction with the upcoming Aidil Fitri festivities and the holy month of Ramadan, mobile operator DiGi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd (DiGi) is offering a wide variety of treats from new service offerings to rewarding contest for its loyal customers. Brighten your Aidil Fitri with RM1,000 in cash DiGi has launched the DiGi Duit Raya RM1,000 Contest which starts now until 24 ...

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Maxis Postpaid pay-per-use (PPU) data usage is now capped at RM50

Last week, Maxis revamped its pay-per-use (PPU) data rates for postpaid users who are not on any mobile internet data plan. With this new announcement, Maxis claims that it has the lowest PPU data rates in the industry, as users will never need to pay more than RM50 per month. Also, there is a safety net of 250kB for accidental ...

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Alcatel-Lucent sets new world record broadband speed of 10 Gbps over traditional copper telephone lines

Bell Labs, the research arm of Alcatel-Lucent, has set a new broadband speed record of 10 gigabits-per-second (Gbps) using traditional copper telephone lines and a prototype technology that demonstrates how existing copper access networks can be used to deliver 1Gbps symmetrical ultra-broadband access services. Achieving 1 Gbps ‘symmetrical’ services – where bandwidth can be split to provide simultaneous upload and ...

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Motorola Moto G with 4G LTE price at RM799 in Malaysia

Motorola has announced the 4G LTE version of Moto G in Malaysia, now priced at RM799 in Malaysia. In a statement, Motorola said “Earlier this year, we launched the Moto G in Malaysia, and now it has become the best selling smartphone in Motorola’s history. Today we’re working with Brightstar again and introducing the Moto G with 4G LTE in ...

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AIMS to offer IBM Managed Security Services in Malaysia

The AIMS Group (AIMS) today announces the first strategic alliance with IBM, to roll out and offer IBM’s Managed Security Services (MSS) in Malaysia. AIMS – the Southeast Asia leading carrier-neutral data services provider said it will offer its existing and new customers an enhanced range of high quality, managed security services from IBM, which is the world’s leading computing ...

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