11Street full statement on Budget 2016


Hoseok Kim (picture), CEO of 11street (Malaysia) comments on Malaysia Budget 2016. 11street, one of the largest online marketplaces in Malaysia welcomes the tabling of Budget 2016. We believe that 5 priorities presented by the government will help Malaysia move closer towards a high-income nation.

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MyIX full statement on Budget 2016


Malaysia Internet Exchange (MyIX) or also known as Persatuan Pengendali Internet Malaysia, Deputy Chairman, Lim Chee Meng (picture) comments on Budget 2016. MCMC to provide RM1.2 billion to increase rural broadband speed from 5 Mbps to 20 Mbps   MyIX welcomes the RM1.2 billion budget allocation from MCMC to boost up the Internet infrastructure in rural areas. This is in ...

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Samsung Android Hub in Digi Stores


Samsung Malaysia Electronics announced its collaboration with Digi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd (Digi), in an effort to enhance customer service across Malaysia. Via the collaboration, the both companies have set up “Samsung Android Hub’ in ten selected Digi Stores nationwide, aim to elevate shoppers’ experience through “first-class” customer engagement.

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Digi starts Voice over LTE (VoLTE) testing with ZTE


Digi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd announced today that it has started field tests on Voice-over-LTE (VoLTE) technology on its 4G LTE network. VoLTE, sometimes also known as HD Voice, is a technology that brings voice calls over a 4G LTE network. The higher bandwidth of 4G LTE networks make it ideal to transmit higher fidelity voice calls than over the 2G ...

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Local Celebrities delivers Celcom iPhone 6s to exclusive customers


Celcom Axiata Berhad together with local celebrities delivered the new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus smartphones right at the doorstep of Celcom customers during the midnight iPhone launch last Thursday. A selection of Celcom FIRST customers living around Klang Valley and who had pre-ordered the new iPhones via Celcom from 9 October to 14 October, were chosen to experience ...

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LINE’s selfie photo app B612 tops 100 million downloads


LINE Corporation announced that its selfie camera app B612 topped 100 million downloads worldwide on October 9. The free app is available for iPhone, Android, and Windows Phone platforms. B612 is a dedicated selfie camera app made by LINE allowing users to customize their photos with a wide variety of filters and effects. The selfie-optimized app boasts a host of ...

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TMgo to offer ZTE Blade Qlux 4G LTE smartphone at RM299 [Insider]


Telekom Malaysia (TM) is now quietly offering the ZTE Blade Qlux 4G LTE smartphone at RM299 together with the TMgo sim pack. The prepaid sim pack comes preloaded with 2GB data and free 500MB data every month for 6 months. Based on official specifications, the ZTE Blade Qlux 4G LTE smartphone supports two 4G LTE bands, including FDD-LTE band 3 ...

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Budget 2016: PIKOM wish list for ICT Sector


In view of the upcoming Budget 2016, which is to be tabled on the 23rd October 2015 – the National ICT Association of Malaysia (PIKOM) proposes the following recommendations to the Malaysian government for inclusion in the budgetary plans for the coming year. Budget 2015: PIKOM Wish List for ICT Sector:

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Photo Story: Celcom iPhone 6s midnight launch

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Celcom Axiata Berhad started offering the new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus smartphones from Apple on 16 October 2016, 12.01am. Celcom iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus were already pre-booked by customers at 14 stores nationwide since 9 October, and the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus were made available to the public who queued up since 6pm on the ...

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Photo Story: U Mobile iPhone 6s midnight launch

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U Mobile kicked off sales of iPhone 6s at 12.01am on 16th October 2015, Friday. Customers started queuing hours earlier for their chance to be the first to sign up for U Mobile iPhone 6s plan. The wait was not in vain as not only did they get the latest iPhone 6s / iPhone 6s Plus, the 1st 50 customers ...

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