TM to provide wholesale bandwidth connectivity to Celcom & DiGi

Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) have inked a wholesale bandwidth collaborative deal with Celcom Axiata Berhad (Celcom), through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Celcom Networks Sdn Bhd (Celcom Networks) and DiGi Telecommunications Sdn. Bhd. (DiGi) for TM Next-Gen Backhaul Services. [Datuk Che Azemi Haron, Deputy Secretary General, Ministry of Communications and Multimedia, Dato' Sri Shazalli Ramly, Chief Executive Officer, Celcom Axiata Berhad (Celcom), Tan ...

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Biggest Mobile Advertising Trends from 2013

In a special year-in-review report, Opera Mediaworks has selected the top trends in mobile advertising witnessed on its mobile ad platform, the world’s largest, reaching 400 million consumers a month via 60 billion ad impressions. Among the trends according to Opera Mediaworks:

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Spotify now offers free access to Music on Mobile & Tablet

Digital music service, Spotify is now extending its free, ad supported music service to mobile users. iOS & Android users can now access to millions of songs across their mobile devices for free. Previously only available on desktop for free, users can now listen to all their playlists, discover new music, or simply sit back and dig into their favourite ...

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More than 3,000 online merchants now accepts Celcom AirCash

More than 3,000 online merchants including Zalora, Groupon, Fashion Valet, Karangkraf, Lazada , TGV Cinemas, The Crescent, Bachabooku , ThePopLook and Al-Humaira Contemporary now accepts Celcom AirCash. Via the service, Celcom Axiata customers could purchase and make secure payments online. Celcom AirCash is a mobile financial service that allows subscribers to access their money securely via their mobile phones and is ...

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Lower call rates with Viber Out, available in Malaysia

Popular mobile messaging app, Viber has announced the release of Viber 4.1 for Android and iPhone which includes the full global launch of Viber Out, a new feature that allows users to make low-cost calls to any mobile or landline phone number. Also available in Malaysia, Viber Out cost about 7sen/min for calls to landline and 22sen/min to mobile numbers.

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Lowest Unlimited Internet Roaming Service in More Countries with U Mobile

U Mobile has extended its lowest unlimited Internet Roaming Service to more countries. U Mobile postpaid customers in Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines can now enjoy the lowest unlimited internet roaming service while travelling. The U Mobile’s new unlimited internet roaming service enables postpaid customers to enjoy internet roaming service at a maximum rate of RM30 per day while travelling ...

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Frost & Sullivan: Over 50 Million Mobile Subscribers in Malaysia by 2015

Mobile penetration in Malaysia has long surpassed the 100.0% mark and currently hovering around 150.0%. The Malaysian market is expected to reach a mobile subscriber base of over 50 million by 2015. Growth is expected to slow down as the market approaches saturation but is still expected to register a CAGR of 6.0% from 2011-2015. According to Ajay Sunder, Senior ...

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Global Xpress, World’s 1st 50Mbps satellites lifts-off from Kazakhstan

The first of three Inmarsat-5 satellites forming the Global Xpress network blasted off on a Proton rocket from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on 8 December. [Photograph shows the launch of Inmarsat-5 F1 from Kazakhstan at 12.12 GMT] Global Xpress, the fleet of spacecraft is the result of a US$1.6 billion investment by Inmarsat, which will create the world’s first ...

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Youths have stayed away from Maxis over the past two years

Maxis has been struggling to defend its turf and fend off competition while rivals DiGi.Com Bhd and Celcom Axiata Bhd are gaining ground at its expense. In an interview, Maxis CEO Morten Lundal acknowledges that the company has somehow lost some of its lustre and market share but it’s not sitting idle. Instead, Maxis will go all-out to capture market ...

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Intel ChromeBooks & Android Tablets for YTL’s 1BestariNet School Program

YTL Communications and Intel Malaysia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to accelerate progress in the 1BestariNet Program. The MoU involves introducing Intel-based integrated 4G laptop and tablet solutions supporting Chrome and Android for the education sector in Malaysia. [Exchanging of MoU documents between Intel Malaysia & YTL Communications (L-R) Tan Sri Dato’ Dr. Francis Yeoh, Managing Director YTL ...

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Celcom is investing RM100 million to improve coverage, speed, customer experience

Malaysian mobile operator, Celcom Axiata Berhad said that it is currently investing RM100 million to improve network coverage, speed, customer experience and fibre infrastructure in the Klang Valley, Eastern regions in Peninsular Malaysia, Sabah, Sarawak, major highways, and tourist areas. These projects are currently underway and Celcom is expecting completion by April next year. [(L-R) Chari TVT, Chief Financial Officer; ...

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Malaysia 3G Speeds not up to expectation, SKMM to take action

The Malaysian Communication and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has issued a stern warning to cellular companies that are providing 3G services on lower-than-agreed bandwidth, causing a deterioration in the quality of 3G services. Most of the 3G players are using the 900 megahertz (MHz) and 1,800MHz frequency bands to roll out 3G services instead of the primary 2,100MHz band meant for ...

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BBM Channels now available in BlackBerry World

BBM Channels is now available for BlackBerry users on BlackBerry OS 5 and above and BlackBerry 10 through BlackBerry World. According to BlackBerry, BBM Channels is a forum for active, real conversations between people, brands and communities, will be made. Users can now simply download the update of the newest BBM version to have access to the BBM Channels. The ...

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Nokia Lumia 1520 price in Malaysia at RM2159

Nokia has announced the availability of the Nokia Lumia 1520 in Malaysia. It will be available in the first week of December in the Klang Valley and in mid-December for the rest of Malaysia at a suggested retail price of RM2159. [L-R: Gary Chan, Head of Marketing Nokia Pan Asia and Eda Head of Marketing Nokia Malaysia] The Lumia 1520 ...

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5th Edition of DiGi Challenge for Change (DiGiCFC) Programme

DiGi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd (DiGi) has announced the 5th edition of its annual DiGi Challenge for Change (DiGiCFC) programme, inviting Malaysians and local app developers to ideate and build innovative community-centric mobile apps. DiGiCFC challenges Malaysians to submit ideas and apps for four categories: Learning & Edutainment, Health & Wellness, Discovering Culture, and a new category called Connected Citizens for ...

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