Nearly 7 out of 10 Malaysians will buy their holidays gifts via a mobile device

A year end holiday shopping survey conducted by Groupon across 12 markets in the Asia Pacific region has revealed that Malaysian consumers currently score the highest in the region when it comes to making holiday gift purchases from their mobile devices. Two-thirds (66%) of Malaysians plan to use their smartphones or tablet devices to purchase holiday gifts this year, the ...

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Ninetology partners with Malaysia Nature Society (MNS) in phone recycle program

Ninetology and Malaysia Nature Society (MNS) have formed an exclusive mobile phone recycle program called the Smart Ecology 2. The program aims to reduce the number of wastage and pollution due to the high number of disposable hand phones in the country. [L-R: Malaysian Nature Society, Executive Director, Mr. Shah Redza Hussein & Sean Ng, CEO of Ninetology ASEAN] Via ...

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iPad Air & iPad mini with Retina Display Pricing in Malaysia [Insider- Update 1]

The new iPad Air & iPad mini (2), both comes with retina display will soon be available in Malaysia early next month. The new iPads feature the new and powerful Apple-designed A7 chip with 64-bit desktop-class architecture, ultrafast wireless with faster built-in Wi-Fi and expanded LTE cellular connectivity, and the newly-designed iOS 7 featuring hundreds of new features. Below are ...

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Formis partners with TM for HSBB

Formis Development Sdn Bhd (Formis) has signed a 3-year service agreement agreement with Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) for HSBB service. Under this agreement, TM will be providing HSBB (Access) and HSBB (Transmission) services as well as Wholesale Internet Access to Formis. The agreement will allow Formis to extend its fibre-based service offering – Ohana – in Malaysia to over 1.456 ...

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TIME’s Q3 Operating Profits up by 20% [Business]

TIME dotCom Berhad posted a 20% jump in operating profits to RM24.7 million for the third quarter of 2013 compared to the corresponding quarter a year ago, due to improved revenue performance. The revenue for the third quarter of 2013 rose 20% from the same period last year to RM131.9 million, driven by double-digit growth across all business segments. Revenue ...

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Celcom iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c with savings of up to RM1,931 [ADV]

The forward thinking iPhone 5s and the colourful iPhone 5c is now on the fastest network! Get yours today with Celcom First plans, you can enjoy an amazing range of benefits. Some of the main ones are: Up to RM1,931 in total savings, making it the smartest option long-term. Up to 6.2GB data/month for you to surf, stream, download and ...

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Free RM3 airtime for all DiGi Filipino prepaid subscribers

DiGi Telecommunications announced that starting this week, all of its Filipino prepaid subscribers will be given free RM3 airtime that can be used for voice call & SMS including a 1 hour free internet access via Opera Mini worth over RM500,000 in total. DiGi said that the “promotion” is to assist them to stay in touch with their loved ones ...

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HTC One Max short impression, price in Malaysia [Insider]

HTC Malaysia has recently sent us a media invite to the launch of the HTC One Max next week, their latest “big screen, state-of-the-art premium device” smartphone. The pricing of the HTC One Max will only be officially revealed next Thursday. As of now, according to our source, the HTC One Max will be sold in Malaysia at the retail ...

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Huawei E5776 LTE MiFi now available in Malaysia at RM599

Huawei (Malaysia) today announced the availability of its LTE MiFi product for consumers in Malaysia. The Huawei E5776 is now available at the retail price of RM599. The Huawei E5776 is a LTE Category 4 multi-mode Mobile WiFi product. This Mobile WiFi device supports Wi-Fi 2×2, providing a LTE network download speed of up to 150Mbps. With a battery life ...

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Global smartphone subscriptions to reach 5.6 billion by 2019

The latest Ericsson Mobility Report reveals that mobile subscriptions are expected to reach 9.3 billion by 2019, and more than 60 percent of these – 5.6 billion – will be for smartphones. To support the smartphone user experience, WCDMA/HSPA networks are predicted to cover 90 percent of the world’s population by 2019. Moreover, almost two-thirds (65 percent) of the world’s ...

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Celcom System possibly breached, Customer Data Leaked [Update 1]

A group of local hackers calling them self GaySec claimed that they have breached the Celcom system. The group released a list of names and other related information early Sunday morning, which they claim belongs to Celcom customers. Hit the image below for a better view: The customer data that were leaked, believed to be taken from Celcom’s database in ...

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DiGi ranked Number One for Carbon Reporting Transparency

DiGi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd has once again ranked No. 1 in Malaysia by Climate Disclosure Project (CDP) Asia (excluding Japan) Climate Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI). This annual index is the world’s only global environmental disclosure system that highlights companies in Asia excluding Japan, which have displayed a strong approach to the disclosure of information regarding climate effects. [DiGi Technology Operations ...

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Small changes in the Maxis Management structure [Insider]

An internal memo was sent out today by Maxis Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Morten Lundal informing some small changes in the Maxis management structure. We have yet to receive any confirmation or official email from Maxis, but below are the expected changes:

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TM launches My1Hub, its one-stop communication hub

Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) has launched My1Hub, its one-stop hub enabling connectivity from Malaysia to the rest of the world via its submarine cable investments. [From left: Tan Sri Zamzamzairani Mohd Isa, Group CEO of TM; YB Dato’ Sri Ahmad Shabery Cheek, Minister of Communications & Multimedia; and Dato’ Sri Dr. Halim Shafie, Chairman of TM] At the same event, ...

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DiGi gets a new COO, CMO & CSO

DiGi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd today announced a refreshed organisation structure and senior management lineup that will lead the company in the next phase of its transformation.The new structure takes effect on 1 January, 2014. [From L to R: Albern Murty, Chief Operating Officer; Haroon Bhatti, Chief Human Resource Officer; Henrik Clausen, Chief Executive Officer; Karl Erik Broten, Chief Finance Officer; ...

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