Free McAfee Mobile Security for Android offers privacy, security & theft protection

McAfee, part of Intel Security, announced the latest version of McAfee Mobile Security for free, that now offers privacy & theft protection, security scans. These scans allow users to identify apps that are oversharing personal information. It also scans for and removes malware and looks for other security threats. McAfee said it makes it simple for users to perform these ...

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New Maxis logo revealed, Telco wants to deliver “unmatched customer experience”

Maxis launched a new philosophy today, “It’s Not OK to be OK”, to drive delivery of “unmatched customer experience”. The mobile operator said this mantra will be the new attitude driving standards of delivery and way of working, both internally and externally. In addition to the launch of the new philosophy, Maxis also introduced refreshed visual identities for its Maxis ...

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U Mobile partners with edotco to accelerate network rollout

U Mobile has partnered with edotco, a communications infrastructure services company, to accelerate network rollout and improve customer experience. The mobile operator said that the collaboration seeks to provide timely and cost-effective solutions that will result in wider and stronger network coverage, enabling U Mobile customers to enjoy seamless and greater mobile experience on-the-go.

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Xiaomi Mi3 launched in Malaysia, out of stock in 17min

Xiaomi Malaysia launched the Mi 3 in Malaysia. The Android device, price at RM889 went on sale at 12pm earlier today and sold out approximately 17 minutes later. Xiaomi Malaysia said some 4000 units of the Mi 3 and 5000 units of the Mi Power Bank (RM36) were sold. The Mi 3 is the “fastest smartphone in the market, even ...

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U Mobile offers Free Mobile Internet Roaming in 7 countries for Postpaid customers

Malaysia 3G & 4G LTE mobile operator, U Mobile is now offering free mobile Internet roaming in 7 countries across Asia. The company claims that it is the first telco in the market to do so. Be it for business trips or adventurous escapades, U Mobile postpaid subscribers travelling to Cambodia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Taiwan ...

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MyTeksi offers premium limousine service via GrabCar

MyTeksi, the company known for its Taxi booking services via mobile apps, today launched a new service called GrabCar. Available via the existing MyTeksi app, GrabCar is a premium service that enables users to book a limousine through their smartphones.

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DiGi appoints Lars-Ake Norling as new CEO

DiGi.Com Bhd today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Lars-Ake Norling as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective August 1, 2014. Norling, age 45,  joins DiGi from the role of CEO in Telenor Sweden, and will replace current CEO Henrik Clausen who will take a new senior role in Telenor Group.

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Maxis claim that its mobile network meets “International Standards”

In response to the compound issued by the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC), Maxis is saying that its mobile network “is at level with good international standards”. On Monday, the MCMC sent out a statement to the media (including MalaysianWireless) revealing that 28 compounds totaling RM1.2 million were served to Maxis, Celcom, DiGi and U Mobile. Among the Telcos, ...

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Maxis leads in dropped calls, DiGi fined the highest amount

Maxis, Malaysia’s leading communications service provider with an “unmatched customer experience” (as the company claims), recorded the highest dropped call rate of 8.16% in Pendang, Kedah according to the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC). MCMC which conducted the Extensive End-Point Service Availability Testing (EESAT) in Q3 (Jul-Sep 2013) nationwide revealed that DiGi came second and third with 8% and ...

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BlackBerry recognised as the lowest TCO Multi-Platform Enterprise Mobility Management Solution

BlackBerry Limited announced that its BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 (BES10) is the most cost effective multi-platform enterprise mobility management solution, according to a report by the global market research firm Strategy Analytics. “Our detailed report found that the pricing offered by BES10 creates a lowest-cost migration path from a TCO perspective”, said Andrew Brown, Executive Director, Enterprise Research at Strategy ...

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Get rewarded & manage Mobile Internet services with Hotlink RED App

Maxis has launched a new mobile application called Hotlink RED last Wednesday. Via the app, Hotlink customers could receives rewards and at the same time manage their mobile Internet services. In a statement, Maxis said that by downloading the Hotlink RED App, customers will automatically gain access to year-round rewards called “LiveLifeLoud”, which include VIP access to their favorite celebrities, ...

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Ten Telcos win 13 prizes at the 17th Telecom Asia Awards in Jakarta

A total of 13 awards were presented to 10 winners at the 17th Telecom Asia Awards gala dinner in Jakarta last Wednesday night. Globe Telecom came out on top in the best-of-the-best Best Asian Telecom Carrier category after being named a finalist in an unprecedented seven categories. The Philippines company’s Free Zone, which is powered by Google and gives prepaid users access ...

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Get RM120 discount to purchase Sony Smartband from Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia

Sony Mobile has launched the Sony SmartBand(SWR10) in Malaysia in partnership with Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia and WeChat. The Sony Smartband is price at RM399. In conjunction with the Standard Chartered KL Marathon (SCKLM) 2014, the Bank has launched its JustOne Marathon Bonus Promotion. The first 5,000 new account holders to sign up for the JustOne account will receive a ...

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Alcatel OneTouch opens Concept Store in Low Yat Plaza

Alcatel OneTouch today announced the opening of its first Alcatel OneTouch concept store in Malaysia. The concept store, which is located on the ground floor of Low Yat Plaza, Bukit Bintang marks another milestone for the Alcatel OneTouch brand since its return to Malaysia in early 2013. “We are proud to finally have our very own concept store in Malaysia. With the ...

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Huawei opens first Flagship Store in Malaysia

Huawei Device Malaysia officially opened its first flagship store in Malaysia last week. Located at Lot 108.8.8, Ground Floor, Plaza Lowyat, the store offers consumers the opportunity to get up-close with Huawei’s full range of devices. Gary Xu, Country Director for Huawei Consumer Business Group in Malaysia said, “We have seen significant growth in demand of Huawei devices since we ...

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