Uber Water-On-Demand campaign, free water delivery in the Klang Valley

In view of the current major water crisis particularly within the Klang Valley vicinity, Uber Kuala Lumpur plans to initiate its Water-On-Demand campaign on Friday 21 March 2014. Uber is a US based technology company that provides consumers with an on-demand, private and luxury car service via smartphone application.

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U Mobile opens service centres in Kuching & Kota Kinabalu

U Mobile Sdn Bhd expands its reach to East Malaysia, which saw the opening of its 15th and 16th service centres in Kuching(Sarawak) and Kota Kinabalu(Sabah) respectively. [(From left, U Mobile representative unless stated) Jasmine Lee, Director of Marketing, Wong Heang Tuck, COO & Acting CEO, K. Jussly Elis, Sabah & Labuan F.T. Region Director of Malaysian Communications and Multimedia ...

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TM partners with 15 Global Telcos for a new SEA-ME-WE 5 submarine cable system

Early this month, Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) formed an alliance together with fifteen (15) leading global telcos to set up a consortium for the establishment of a new state-of-the-art submarine cable system –the South East Asia – Middle East – Western Europe 5 or better known as SEA-ME-WE 5 submarine cable system. NEC and Alcatel-Lucent was recently awarded hundreds of millions ...

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Samsung Galaxy S5 price & availability date in Malaysia [Exclusive Insider]

Its been a while since we release insider details and phone pricing before its launch in Malaysia. So here we go again. The Samsung Galaxy S5 is to be announced in Malaysia on March 27 and we expect it to be available via Telcos and possibly retail channels starting April 11. The latest smartphone from Samsung is set to be ...

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Lenovo Vibe Z LTE exclusive to Celcom, retail price at RM1799

Lenovo today introduced its first LTE smartphone in Malaysia, the Lenovo Vibe Z. Partnering with Celcom Axiata Berhad, the Vibe Z will be available exclusively first with the provider over a period of one month before it officially hits Lenovo Smartphone Retail Partners the following month.

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Maxis offers FINDIT, the largest digital directory service in the country

Malaysia’s second largest mobile operator by subscribers, Maxis, launched FINDIT yesterday, the largest digital directory service in the country, as it claims. [T. Kugan, Maxis’ Head of Digital Services (4th from left), Abraham Foss, Maxis’ Head of Enterprise (5th from right), together with merchants and partners of FINDIT, at the media experiential event.] FINDIT is a partnership between FINDIT Malaysia ...

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New DG SmartPlan launched, improved “brand new” DiGi 3G network

DiGi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd (DiGi) launched two new mobile plans yeaterday: a weekly prepaid mobile Internet package and new DG SmartPlan. [(L-R) Albern Murty, Chief Operation Officer of DiGi and Christian Thrane, Chief Marketing Officer of DiGi.] With a choice of RM50, RM78, RM108 or RM148 per month, new DG SmartPlan customers can now enjoy more value on data and ...

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TM partners Etisalat for Point of Presence (POP) in the Middle East

Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) recently sealed an agreement with Etisalat, a fixed line and wireless services provider in the Middle East. This collaboration will enable TM to leverage on Etisalat’s SmartHub facility at Fujairah Cable Landing Station (CLS) to deliver its content, Internetwork Packet Exchange (IPX), Internet Exchange (IX) and high speed data services for its customers in the region.

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Celcom is now the No.1 Telco with 13.1 million subscribers, made RM2.4 billion in 2013

At the Quarter 4 2013 financial results media briefing on Tuesday, Celcom Axiata announced that it now has a subscriber base of 13.1 million, making it the No.1 Telco in the industry. [Dato’ Sri Shazalli Ramly, Chief Executive Officer of Celcom Axiata Berhad (second from left), Christopher Tiffin, Chief Financial Officer of Celcom Axiata Berhad (right) and Jennifer Chui Fen ...

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Kaspersky Safe Browser for Windows Phone, available for Free

Online security company, Kaspersky Lab has released its Kaspersky Safe Browser for Windows Phone mobile operating system to safeguard web surfing on smartphones. The application is now available as a free download from Windows Phone Store. The new solution boasts protection against phishing, a widespread threat that affects PCs and mobile devices alike. Phishing scams see cybercriminals create fake sites ...

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Nokia X launched in Malaysia, price at RM399

Nokia has announced its 1st Android-app running smartphone in Malaysia today. The Nokia X will go a sale in the Klang Valley next week and a week later for the rest of Malaysia at the retail price of RM399. [Nokia Malaysia head of marketing Eda Lim with the Nokia X] At 10.4mm thin, the durable monobody design features a 4” scratch-proof ...

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Kaspersky: Analysis of the Mobile Threat Landscape in 2013

The experts at online security firm, Kaspersky Lab have published the results of their analysis of the mobile threat landscape in 2013. 2013 in figures:

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HTC One is the Best Smartphone in 2013, iPad Air is the Best Mobile Tablet at the 2014 Global Mobile Awards

The GSMA have announced the winners of the 19th Annual Global Mobile awards, held at the GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona(Spain) on Tuesday. In total more than 175 independent analysts, journalists, academics and subject matter experts throughout the world participated in the judging process, including the chief technology officers of 14 mobile operators who took part in judging the ...

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Malicious Ads on Facebook targeted at Android users

Panda Security, an online security company, has uncovered a new attack on Android users. This is a highly elaborate ploy that originates on Facebook, where cyber-criminals advertise a series of apps. When users access Facebook from their Android mobile device, they will see different messages under the title ‘Suggested Post’ advertising WhatsApp tips like: “Want to know how to see ...

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Brightstar extends Multi-year agreement including Device Portfolio Management with Maxis

Brightstar Corp. announced that it has signed a multi-year agreement to provide Malaysia-based mobile network operator, Maxis, with next-generation mobile device services. The new agreement builds on the logistics services Brightstar has provided Maxis since 2007. Brightstar will deliver a range of supply chain services, including logistics, strategic sourcing and device portfolio management, along with specialized value-added services, like buy-back and ...

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