2,646 4G LTE devices now available in the global market

The GSA (Global mobile Suppliers Association) has confirmed that 1,275 new 4G LTE-enabled user devices have been launched over the past year (2014), raising the total ecosystem to 2,646 4G LTE devices (93% annual growth). LTE, also known as Long Term-Evolution or 4G LTE, is a wireless technology that is able to offer download speeds up to 300Mbps or faster.

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Celcom Planet to invest RM35 million to promote online marketplace 11street

11street, Korea’s largest optimised online marketplace, announced that its Malaysian version of online marketplace will be launched in April 2015. The Malaysian version of 11street is hosted by Celcom Planet, a joint venture company between SK Planet and Celcom Axiata. SK Planet is a wholly-owned subsidiary of mobile operator, SK Telecom. The site also announced that it is now open ...

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Albern Murty appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO), 1st Malaysian CEO of Digi

Albern Murty has been promoted the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Digi, effective April 1, 2015. He is currently the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the Telco. The appointment makes Albern Murty the 1st Malaysian to become the CEO of Digi. He will be replacing current Digi CEO Lars-Ake Norling, who will be appointed CEO of dtac (Total Access Communication ...

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2015 Citrix Mobile Analytics Report- iOS dominates Enterprise segment

Citrix published the Citrix Mobile Analytics Report for the first half of 2015 revealing that iOS remains the dominant mobile platform in the enterprise segment. For the first time, the Mobile Analytics Report addresses both mobile subscriber and business mobility trends, drawing on data from global cross-section of mobile network operators and enterprises. The report provides valuable insight into the latest ...

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Digi aims to be leading mobile Internet provider, 11.4 million subscribers as of 2014

Digi.Com Berhad (Digi) announced its fourth quarter 2014 financial results yesterday. It said data revenue grew 17.4% from a year ago primarily driven by strong demand for Internet services, proliferation of a wider range of smartphones, and continuous expansion of good quality coverage to more areas around Malaysia. Digi has 11.4 million (11,421) mobile subscribers as of the end of ...

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Kaspersky QR Scanner app for Android & iOS devices

Kaspersky Lab has made available a new mobile application called Kaspersky QR Scanner, for free. The new mobile app is compatible with Google Android and Apple iOS and can read information from QR codes and warn users about potentially dangerous links within them. QR codes or Quick Response codes offer a convenient tool to send links/URL to a mobile device, ...

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Maxis network “indisputably the best in Malaysia”, 12.9 million subscribers as of Q4, 2014

Maxis announced its fourth quarter (Q4), 2014 financial results on Friday. The Telco said that it added 536k subscribers in Q4 2014. Maxis has 12,913 million subscribers as of the end of 2014. There were 2,849 million postpaid subscribers and 9,624 prepaid subscribers, including 8.8 million mobile Internet users. Wireless Broadband subscribers is down at 440k in Q4 from 494k ...

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U Mobile to improve network & customer experience, launches new Prepaid & Postpaid plans

First revealed on MalaysianWireless.com last week, U Mobile launched 3 new prepaid plans and 2 new postpaid plans, offering the same rates and benefits for both segments. In its own words, the Telco describe the new mobile plans as “stand out from the rest of the complicated and confusing offerings available in the market with its straightforward, uncluttered and simplified ...

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Huawei appoints Ingram Micro as authorized distributor for mobile broadband & home devices

Huawei announced recently that it has appointed Ingram Micro as the newest authorized distributor across mobile broadband and home devices categories. Devices that will be distributed through Ingram Micro include the entire spectrum of low- to high-end home mobile broadband routers, Huawei 7” tablet MediaPad X1, and its wearable device, Huawei Talkband B1.

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IDC: Top 10 Predictions for Malaysia Telecom Market in 2015

Market research firm, International Data Corporation (IDC) revealed the top 10 predictions that IDC believes will have the biggest impact on the Malaysia telecom industry in Malaysia this year. Malaysia telecom service providers are expected to redefine its strategies, transform its organizations, launch new solutions and technologies to retain its growth and stay relevant in market.

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3 new #getclever U Mobile Unlimited Mobile Internet (UMI) prepaid plans [Insider]

U Mobile will be launching 3 new #getclever U Mobile Unlimited Mobile Internet (UMI) prepaid plans tomorrow. MalaysianWireless received an anonymous tip about this and here are the details. With the new UMI prepaid plans, customers get to enjoy:

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New U Mobile #getclever Postpaid Plans [Insider]

U Mobile is launching two new postpaid plans tomorrow. MalaysianWireless has been tipped regarding the new U Mobile #getclever Postpaid Plans and here’s what customers get to enjoy:

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20 operators now offer 300 Mbps Category 6 LTE-Advanced service in 15 countries

Twenty (20) operators have commercially launched 300 Mbps Category 6 LTE-Advanced service in 15 countries: Australia, Austria, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hong Kong, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland and the UK- according to the latest data from GSA. 3GPP (3rd Generation Partnership Project) defines a Category 6 system within its Release 10 specifications as having a theoretical ...

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DiGi partners WeChat for “consistent and seamless customer experience”

DiGi Telecommunications has partnered with social messaging application WeChat as part of the telco’s new brand focus to provide a “consistent and seamless customer experience “. With the new partnership, customers can now connect to DiGi’s Official Account on WeChat (ID: DIGI_MY) to perform various transactions such as checking their DiGi account status, purchasing Internet quota, gaining access to exclusive DiGi rewards and ...

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DiGi to focus on Internet & customers, launches a new logo

DiGi launched a new logo yesterday, a refreshed brand identity with a promise to be the “enabler of digital inspiration for customers, and commitment to deliver service excellence, fueled by the company’s solid track record of performance and innovation. ” The refreshed brand also incorporates a new philosophy ‘Let’s Inspire’. DiGi’s new visual identity maintains its signature yellow and incorporates ...

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