XOX the official mobile technology partner of Penang

Malaysia based mobile virtual network operator, XOX Berhad (XOX), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the state of Penang, Information Division, as its official mobile technology partner. [L-R: Yap Lee Ying, Director, Information Division, The State of Penang, YAB Tuan Lim Guan Eng ???, Chief Minister of the State of Penang, Datuk Eddie Chai, Group Managing Director, XOX Berhad, ...

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Maxis made RM2.1 billion profit in 2013, Subscriber Base Drop to 12.9 million

Malaysia mobile operator, Maxis reported its fourth quarter results for 2013 yesterday. In Q4 2013, Maxis has about 12.9 million subscribers, down from 13.2 million customers in Q3 mainly caused by prepaid. Despite launching #Hotlink in September 2013, Maxis prepaid subscriber dropped to 9.5 million in Q4 2013 compared to 9.8 million in Q3. Maxis says that the drop in ...

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Android still the Number One target, Malicious Android apps hits 10 million

Kaspersky Lab reveals that cyber-scammers are continuing to focus their attention on Android mobiles, based on their recent report that the number of malicious Android apps out there topped the 10 million mark. “In terms of the mobile operating systems that are being targeted by malware, nothing has significantly changed in 2013. Android is still target number one, attracting a ...

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Malaysians can now pay for Google Apps in Ringgit Malaysia (MYR)

Price of premium android applications on Google Play Store will now be displayed in Ringgit Malaysia (MYR) currency for users in Malaysia. During the checkout, the price in Ringgit Malaysia will be converted to the respective currency(such as USD or GBP), subject to currency fluctuation. Unfortunately, for payment options, users are still limited to credit/debit card payment. Google Malaysia told ...

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Double Unifi Speed for Free with HyppTV Subscription

Telekom Malaysia today announced its promotion called “The Best Ever Hypp-Normous Deal”. The promotion has been available since November 2013. Via this offer, new and all existing UniFi customers can upgrade automatically to UniFi VIP 10 (10Mbps) or VIP 20 (20 Mbps) when they subscribe to a HyppTV pack at RM50 before 31 March 2014. Details below:

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6″ screen Alcatel One Touch Hero now in Malaysia at RM1399

Featuring a 6” Full HD IPS display, 1.5 GHz Quad Core processor and 13 megapixel camera, the Alcatel One Touch Hero is now available in Malaysia at the price of RM1399. [(2nd from left) Steven Tan, CEO of Ten Ten Telecommunications Sdn Bhd and (2nd from right) KL Kong, Country Manager of TCT Mobile Malaysia Sdn Bhd with the ALCATEL ...

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Beware of WhatsApp for PC, its a Malware

Over the past two weeks, an email has been spreading online claiming that WhatsApp for PC is now available. The email contains a link which leads to a malware download that could damage desktop computers and laptops. Russian based-online security vendor, Kaspersky Lab said that if the victim clicks on the link, it will lead him/her to a hacked server ...

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DiGi Prepaid Internet now with speeds up to 3Mbps, no more 384Kbps [Comment]

Mobile operator DiGi has lifted the 3G speed cap on their prepaid service, allowing Internet speeds up to 3Mbps from a slow 384Kbps previously. DiGi 1st launched their 3G service for broadband customers in March 2009 followed by postpaid in December 2009 and later prepaid. At launch time, DiGi said its “Turbo 3G” network offered download speed up to 14.4Mbps ...

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Opera Mobile Store passes 100 million users

The Opera Mobile Store, the fifth-largest mobile app store in the world, announced that it has reached a new milestone of 105 million monthly visitors at the end of Q4 2013. As the world’s largest cross-platform app store, the Opera claims that its Mobile Store saw exponential growth in its user base over the 12 last months, increasing by 172% ...

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BlackBerry OS Update Version 10.2.1 now available in Malaysia

The new BlackBerry OS update, version 10.2.1 is now being rolled out in Malaysia. Around the world, the update is rolling out in stages, in the U.S., Europe, Canada, the Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific and Latin America, and will be available for the entire line of smartphones running BlackBerry 10 (including the Porsche Design P’9982). This is a much ...

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Maxis part of the largest M2M alliance in Asia Pacific

Maxis announced that it is now one of the 11 Asia Pacific mobile operators to form the region’s largest Machine-to-Machine (M2M) alliance to offer a ‘one-stop-shop’ experience for M2M deployment across the Asia Pacific region. The operators claim that Bridge M2M Alliance is a “centre of excellence” for M2M services and solutions to attract partnerships and provide customers with an ...

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Maria Sharapova is the brand ambassador of Celcom First Elite

Malaysia mobile operator, Celcom Axiata Berhad has revealed Russian tennis star and four-time grand slam winner, Maria Sharapova (picture) as the brand ambassador of Celcom First Elite in conjunction with the launch of the priority services plan. Celcom First Elite postpaid plan was launched yesterday. It comes with priority services including exclusive privileges, lifestyle experiences and top class customer service ...

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New Celcom First Elite postpaid plan offers Priority & Exclusive Privileges

Celcom Axiata Berhad has just unveiled Celcom First Elite, a postpaid plan with priority services that is set to offer exclusive privileges, lifestyle experiences and top class customer service to high value customers. [Zalman Aefendy Zainal Abidin, Chief Marketing Officer of Celcom Axiata Berhad (fourth from left) and Syed Md Najib Syed Md Noor, Chief Customer Experience, Services & Retail Officer of ...

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XOX-Voopee out of Beta, an App based mobile service that offers free calls & IM

XOX Berhad, a Malaysia-based Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) announced that its XOX-Voopee smartphone application is no longer in Beta. [Goh V Shem, Malaysian double team badminton player, Datuk Eddie Chai, Group Managing Director, XOX Berhad, Datuk Lee Chong Wei, world no 1 badminton player, Lim Khim Wah, Malaysian double team badminton player, Ng Kok Heng, Group CEO, XOX Berhad] ...

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MACROKIOSK to support TNB’s Mobile Services for Customers & its employees

Macro Kiosk Berhad (MACROKIOSK) and Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) have signed a partnership agreement that will see them continue to work together to “revolutionise” TNB’s nationwide mobile customer engagement and enhance overall efficiency. Through the partnership, MACROKIOSK will customise mobile technology that will support TNB across a range of mobile services that will impact both customers and its employees. [EC ...

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