President & Group CEO of Axiata named the recipient of the 2015 GSMA Chairman’s Award

The GSMA has named Dato’ Sri Jamaludin Ibrahim, President and Group CEO of Axiata, the recipient of the 2015 GSMA Chairman’s Award. The GSMA Chairman’s Award, established in 1996, and part of the annual Global Mobile Awards, is the GSMA’s most prestigious award and recognises outstanding personal contribution to the growth and development of mobile communications around the world.

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TIME dotCom reports 22% increase in operating profit for 2014 [Business]

TIME dotCom Berhad reported a 22% increase in operating profit for the year ended 31 December 2014 (financial results) compared to the year earlier, as local and regional data consumption grew at greater rates and business improved in all its key operating subsidiaries. “I am pleased to report another solid year,” said Chief Executive Officer, Afzal Abdul Rahim. “The consistency ...

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Huawei Watch unveiled at Mobile World Congress 2015, runs Android Wear

The Huawei Watch was unveiled at Mobile World Congress 2015 yesterday, the first smartwatch in the Huawei wearable family. Huawei Watch runs Android Wear, a version of Google’s Android operating system designed for smartwatch and other wearables.

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Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge unveiled

Samsung announced the Samsung Galaxy S6 and the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge at Mobile Word Congress 2015 (MWC) which is taking place right now at Barcelona, Spain. Apart from the edge screen on both side of the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge and different battery capacity, both smartphones have similar feature and specifications.

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Huawei Demonstrate 400Mbps LTE category 9 in UK

Huawei announced they have teamed with British mobile operator EE and chipset maker Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., to demonstrate 4G LTE category 9 wireless, achieving download speeds of more than 400Mbps in a live test in Wembley Stadium, UK. To showcase the future capabilities of the EE mobile network, Huawei, EE and Qualcomm Technologies have created a bespoke audio-visual installation at ...

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Internet-ready Nokia 215 now in Malaysia, price at RM139

Microsoft Devices Group has launched the Nokia 215 in Malaysia, its most affordable Internet-ready phone. Available in Dual SIM, the Nokia 215 is price at RM139 in Malaysia. The maker of Lumia smartphones and tablets, Nokia mobile phones, Xbox hardware and Surface said that the Nokia 215 is designed to connect and introduce first-time mobile phone buyers to the Internet and ...

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McAfee Labs Threats Report: February 2015 reveal that Mobile Apps left vulnerable for months

Intel Security released its McAfee Labs Threats Report: February 2015, including assessments of the mobile threat landscape and the failure of mobile app developers to patch critical secure sockets layer (SSL) vulnerabilities, potentially impacting millions of mobile phone users. McAfee Labs researchers found that mobile app providers have been slow to address the most basic SSL vulnerabilities: improper digital certificate ...

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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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