Viber now available on BlackBerry 10 platform, redesigned for iPhone

Viber, the VoIP company that was recently acquired by Rakuten, announce the release of its mobile app for BlackBerry 10. The company also announced the release of its redesigned iPhone app for iOS 7, bringing multiple enhancements to iPhone users. Both the iPhone and BlackBerry apps have been enhanced with new features that expand the functionality of the platform. Importantly, ...

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Symantec 2014 Internet Security Threat Report: More Android malware, iOS has the highest number of vulnerabilities

Attackers are researching what they can do on Android, and their attacks are becoming more sophisticated according to Symantec in its latest 2014 Internet Security Threat Report, Volume 19. Symantec is saying that Android is the most targeted mobile operating system platform with 97% of the total threat while they were 0% threat against iOS. Symantec tracks the number of ...

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Motorola X now available in Malaysia at RM1499

Motorola Mobility has made available the Moto X in Malaysia via its distributor Brightstar Malaysia. The Moto X is price at RM1499 for the 16GB version. There are nearly 50 software enhancements since the Moto X was first released, including useful new features for Touchless Control, Moto Assist, Active Display and more. The smartphone was first launched in August last ...

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Time dotCom part of Asia-Africa-Europe-1 (AAE-1) submarine cable system

TIME dotCom Berhad announced its participation in a consortium to build a new submarine cable system that will link Asia and Europe via the Middle East, further enhancing its global footprint. [AAE-1 Submarine Cable Map] Together with 16 international service providers, TIME will construct and maintain the Asia-Africa-Europe-1 (AAE-1) submarine cable system, a high-capacity cable system linking Asia and Europe ...

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Celcom launches new Customer Loyalty Program for Postpaid & Prepaid customers

Celcom Axiata Berhad has launched three loyalty programs today, namely Club Celcom First, XClub and FRENZ Club. The mobile operator said that the new loyalty program is set to enhance the overall customer experience by providing instant rewards and more value to Celcom customers who subscribe to Celcom First, Xpax and Celcom FRENZ plans (targeted at foreigners) respectively. [Zalman Aefendy Zainal ...

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XOX Season Pass now available for XOX Prepaid Plus users

Mobile virtual network operator, XOX has launched the XOX Season Pass –a new mobile services plans that allows XOX Prepaid Plus users to share their voice, sms and data with friends and family members. [L-R: Group Managing Director of XOX Berhad Ng Kok Heng, Communication and Multimedia Minister Dato’ Sri Ahmad Shabery Cheek, XOX Bhd Chairman Dato’ Seri Abdul Azim ...

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Malaysia Internet traffic consumption last year was 349,277 Mbps

Malaysian Internet Exchange (MyIX) or also known as Persatuan Pengendali Internet Malaysia’, released its latest statistics on the country’s Internet traffic consumption last year -  that showed the biggest percentage jump in over a decade. MyIX Chairman, Chiew Kok Hin says, “In Year 2013, our statistics showed that Internet traffic in Malaysia increased by a whopping 51 per cent to ...

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U Mobile gets a CEO & CMO, among the new Senior Management Roles

U Mobile Sdn. Bhd announced today the appointment of Wong Heang Tuck as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective 1st April 2014 , Jasmine Lee as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), and Alex Tan as Chief Sales Officer (CSO) effective 1 January, 2014. Wong Heang Tuck (picture) joined U Mobile as Chief Operating Officer (COO) on 12 July, 2013 and was subsequently ...

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Celcom customer experience now enhanced with new Oracle platform

Celcom Axiata Berhad has embarked on an IT transformation project to enhance customer experience through an integrated customer relationship management (CRM) platform, enabled by Oracle Communications Cross Channel Customer Experience Solutions, Oracle Communications Rapid Offer Design and Order Delivery Solution, and Oracle Communications Consulting. The transformation project spans call center, customer database, online portals and dealer management solutions – consolidating ...

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RTL CBS Extreme HD now on HyppTV

Telekom Malaysia Berhad’s (TM) and RTL CBS Asia Entertainment Network have entered into a partnership that enables RTL CBS Extreme HD to be aired in Malaysia beginning 1 April 2014. This new channel is made available via TM’s IPTV service, HyypTV, offering UniFi customers with action adventure, reality series and extreme sports content.

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BBM update brings stickers, support for sending larger files

BlackBerry Limited today announced an update of BBM (version 2.1), a mobile messaging platform for private and secure communications, that allows customers to further personalize and enhance their chat experiences. Available for download today from the respective app stores for the Android, BlackBerry and iOS platforms, BBM will now offer stickers – larger, bolder and more expressive images than emoticons ...

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Telekom Malaysia buys 57% of Packet One (P1), 4G LTE launch this year

Telekom Malaysia entered into an investment agreement with Green Packet Berhad and SK Telecom Co. Ltd to acquire a 57% stake in Packet One Networks (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd. [From left: Jung Ho Park, Executive Vice President and Chief Growth Officer, SK Telecom Co., Ltd; Datuk Che Azemi Haron, Deputy Secretary General II, Ministry of Communications and Multimedia; Dato’ Sri Abdul ...

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U Mobile offers U CARE Plus 8, an Insurance plan for mobile device

U Mobile Sdn Bhd in partnership with Tecprotec, is offering U CARE Plus 8, a comprehensive mobile device insurance and protection plan. [L-R: George Hashim, International Business Development Director of Tecprotec and Jasmine Lee Marketing Director of U Mobile] The plan protects any mobile devices including handphones, smartphones, to tablets against accidental or liquid damage for RM8 a month or ...

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XOX partners with e-horizon to take Voopee to a Global Level

Malaysia based virtual mobile network operator (MVNO), XOX Berhad (XOX) signed an agreement with e-horizon, a Swedish developer of mobile soft devices, to take Voopee to a global level. [(From left) Datuk Eddie Chai, Group Managing Director of XOX Berhad, Ng Kok Heng, Group CEO of XOX Berhad, and Pekka Peltola, Chairman of e-horizon] The agreement between XOX Berhad and ...

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Alcatel OneTouch Idol X+ & OneTouch Idol Alpha launched in Malaysia

Alcatel launched the OneTouch Idol X+ & OneTouch Idol Alpha in Malaysia last week. The Alcatel OneTouch Idol X+ is price at RM1299 while the OneTouch Idol Alpha has a retail price of RM1099. The OneTouch Idol X+has a 5” Full HD 441ppi display and 13.1 Mpxl 1080p camera with an Octa Core 2 GHz processor and 2GB RAM. Alcatel ...

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