BlackBerry Z3 now in Malaysia, price at RM699

Blackberry has launched the Z3 smartphone device in Malaysia, currently the most affordable BlackBerry OS10 device. The BlackBerry Z3 is price at RM699 in Malaysia. First launched in Indonesia as a special Jakarta Edition in May, the BlackBerry Z3 has a 5″ qHD display, 8 GB of expandable on-board storage, 1.5 GB of RAM and a dual-core 1.2 GHz Snapdragon ...

Read More »

Ninetology U9Z1T, the company’s 1st 4G LTE smartphone, price at RM899

Ninetology ASEAN, the Malaysia-based smartphone maker has launched its 1st LTE smartphone, the U9Z1T. The new Ninetology U9Z1T smartphone is price at RM899 in Malaysia. Depending on the mobile operator, consumers in Malaysia could receive up to RM200 rebate for the Ninetology U9Z1T and purchase it from as low as RM699.

Read More »

Youth & apps to drive smartphone & data usage in South East Asia says Ericsson

Ericsson releases its first appendix to the Ericsson Mobility Report that specifically covers the South East Asia and Oceania region. The appendix illustrates the differences across the region, including smartphone uptake, access to LTE, and network performance. Three key trends driving ICT growth in the region are youth culture, urbanization and the rise of smartphones. The region’s youth population of ...

Read More »

DiGi YouTube Internet Top Up Package, a data plan for streaming Youtube videos

DiGi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd (DiGi), today launches its new data plan called YouTube Internet Top Up Package for prepaid and postpaid subscribers. The new YouTube Internet Top Up Package is an add-on package that allows DiGi customers to access and stream YouTube videos from their smartphone. DiGi YouTube Internet Top Up Package:

Read More »

BBM Protected is the highly secured Enterprise Messaging service from BlackBerry

BlackBerry Limited today announced the availability of BBM Protected, its highly secured enterprise messaging service, as part of the eBBM Suite. The eBBM Suite is a new family of BBM products and services built for business that bring together the convenience and usability of BBM with the additional security and compliance required by enterprise customers. BlackBerry said that the eBBM ...

Read More »

300 mobile operators have commercially launched LTE networks in 107 countries

To date, 300 mobile operators have commercially launched LTE networks in 107 countries, according to a data released by GSA (Global mobile Suppliers Association) in its latest LTE report. 35 LTE networks have launched so far in 2014. The total number of commercial 4G LTE networks is expected to exceed 350 before the end of this year.

Read More »

McAfee warns mobile users to think twice before downloading apps

With the rise in both mobile malware and apps designed to collect personally identifiable information, McAfee, part of Intel Security, warns mobile users to think twice before downloading apps. Recent McAfee research shows that an alarming amount of mobile users are allowing apps to mine their personal data in exchange for use of the app. Over half (51 per cent) ...

Read More »

Nokia reinvents its business- Networks, HERE & Technologies

After completing the sale of its Devices and Services business to Microsoft on 25th April 2014, Nokia is reinventing its business with a three-pronged approach: Networks, HERE, and Technologies. While it’s no longer a manufacturer of mobile devices, its expertise in mobile broadband technology remains its core business proposition; a 2.7 billion Euro business as seen in its Q1 2014 ...

Read More »

MyTeksi raised more than US$15 million in a Series B funding

MyTeksi (known as GrabTaxi regionally), the taxi-booking mobile phone app, has raised more than US$15 million in a Series B funding. The round was led by Silicon Valley-based GGV Capital with participation from new investor Qunar and Vertex Venture Holdings who previously led the company’s Series A round. GGV Capital is a US$2.2 billion multi-stage venture capital firm, based in ...

Read More »

Celcom has 13.3 million subscribers, 70% of its smartphones users on Android

At its 1st quarter 2014 financial briefing on Wednesday, Celcom Axiata Berhad said that its “continuous segmental acquisition drive to strengthen its connection with its customers” has resulted in the 2% increase of its subscriber base to 13.3 million. As of Q1 2014, the Telco has 10,363 (million) prepaid subscribers and 2,926 (million) postpaid subscribers. Average revenue per user (ARPU) for postpaid ...

Read More »

Celcom hosted TADHack Kuala Lumpur 2014

Celcom Axiata Berhad, through its League of Extraordinary Developers Challenge (LEDC) programme hosted TADHack Kuala Lumpur 2014, an event that saw the participation of local mobile application developers from Malaysia to produce their own hack for a chance to take home prizes worth USD30,000 (RM97,000) as well as the USD1,000 prize (RM3,200) allocated to each participating country or city. Held ...

Read More »

Viber has 100 million concurrent online users

Viber, the multi-platform Voice and messaging app, announced a key milestone revealing that it now has more than 100 million concurrent online users. With over 300 million users in 193 countries, the company have registered more than 360 million unique downloads to date.

Read More »

Frost & Sullivan predicts 3.7 billion smartphones, 700 million tablets & 520 million wearable health-related devices by 2025

Massive technology-led disruption across all industries is moving everyone and everything globally towards a state of ‘connected everything’ where into the 2020’s, tens of millions of people will be connected by trillions of things and applications as a result of connected industries, said Frost & Sullivan. Connected Living is defined as a world in which consumers use many different devices ...

Read More »

INTI & AIMS partners for Academic Programmes, Internship & Job Opportunities

The AIMS Group (AIMS) and INTI International University & Colleges (INTI) today announced a joint partnership under the ‘INTI Corporate Partner’ (ICP) initiative to provide INTI students with more industry-specific programmes that are crucial to prepare them for their future career and boost their employability. AIMS – one of the leading carrier-neutral data centres in Malaysia and South East Asia ...

Read More »

Celcom Football Mad Territory campaign with Joe Flizzow

Celcom Axiata Berhad has launched its “Football Mad Territory” campaign which encourages fans from all over Malaysia to embrace football whenever and wherever they are in Celcom’s Fastest Territory. During the launch, Celcom unveiled the Football Mad Territory campaign’s theme song called “#gilabola” and its music video which aims to bring the “spirit of samba” to Celcom customers. “#gilabola” was ...

Read More »