XOX is the official mobile technology sponsor of BAM

Malaysia-based Mobile Virtual Network Operator, XOX Berhad (XOX) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM), as its official mobile technology sponsor. [Ng Kok Heng, Group CEO of XOX Berhad, Datuk Lee Chong Wei, Datuk Eddie Chai, Group Managing Director, XOX Berhad, Yang Mulia Tengku Tan Sri Mahaleel Tengku Ariff, President Badminton Association of ...

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TM works with Level 3 to cache high demand Internet contents in Malaysia

Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) has signed an agreement with Level 3 Communications, an American based company that provides global communications services to enterprise, government and carrier customers. [Rozaimy Rahman, Executive Vice President, Global & Wholesale, TM (right) exchanging documents with Gary Breauninger, Group Vice President of Wholesale Sales, Level 3 (left), signifying the collaboration between both companies for Internet localisation ...

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Celcom partners with Astro SuperSport & FOX Sports for more Sports content on ESCAPE

ESCAPE Axiata Sdn Bhd a fully owned subsidiary of Celcom Axiata Berhad announced their entry as broadcast sponsors of the Barclays Premier League (BPL) in partnerships with Astro SuperSport and FOX Sports. [(L to R) Dato’ Sri Shazalli Ramly, Chief Executive Officer of Celcom Axiata Berhad, Henry Tan, Chief Operating Officer of Astro, Keertan Adyanthya, General Manager FOX International Channels ...

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Huawei is the Official Smartphone Partner of Arsenal Football Club

China based Huawei, an information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, and Arsenal Football Club have announced a new partnership, which will see the telecommunications specialist become the Official Smartphone Partner of the north London club on a global basis. [Aaron Ramsey, Mark Mitchinson and Lukas Podolski welcome Huawei as the Official Smartphone Partner of Arsenal Football Club] Huawei and ...

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Lazada launches mobile shopping app for iPhone & iPad

Lazada, an online shopping mall in South East Asia, announced its new mobile shopping app for iPhone and iPad across the region. The company said that this launch follows Lazada’s recent investment round of approximately US$ 250 million from investors including retail giant Tesco. Fully optimized for iOS 7, the app allows on-the-go shoppers to seamlessly navigate Southeast Asia’s broadest ...

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U Mobile Unveils New Postpaid & Prepaid Plans

U Mobile, the mobile operator that recently launched its 4G LTE service last month, has just unveiled its new postpaid and prepaid plans. [(From left) Jasmine Lee, U Mobile’s Director of Marketing; Wong Heang Tuck, Chief Operating Officer cum Acting CEO of U Mobile, and Lee Fook Heng, U Mobile’s Head of Product Marketing] With the aim to grow its ...

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Motorola Moto G Android Smartphone price from RM698 in Malaysia

Motorola, a Google company and its Malaysia partner, Brightstar Malaysia today announced the Motorola Moto G Android smartphone is Malaysia. Both companies said that the Moto G is a smartphone that delivers a premium experience for a third of the price of current high-end phones. [Andy Tan, Managing Director of Brightstar Malaysia, Marcus Frost, Senior Marketing Director of Motorola Mobility ...

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Uber is in Malaysia, get Luxury Car service via your smartphone

Uber, the software company that connects drivers and riders has made available its service in Malaysia. Known as Uber Black, Malaysian can now call for a limousine and enjoy a luxurious ride in Kuala Lumpur via the mobile app. When a rider orders a car, they will receive the driver and vehicle information immediately and watch real time on the ...

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Lumia 1020 & Lumia 925 gets Nokia Lumia Black Update

Nokia has started rolling out the Lumia Black software update in Malaysia and all around the world for Lumia Windows Phone 8 owners. The update is now available for Lumia 1020 and Lumia 925 smartphones and brings new features, improvements in imaging, new apps and app updates from Microsoft and Nokia to make the Lumia smartphone experience even better.

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Hotlink 4G LTE service activated, comes with 50% more data

Maxis has activated 4G LTE service for its Hotlink prepaid customers. Starting today, Hotlink customers who are subscribed to selected mobile Internet data plan are offered free upgrade to a LTE SIM and 50% more data for a limited time. How Hotlink users can enjoy 4G LTE service:

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Exabytes & P1 partners for Cross Promotion

Exabytes Network Sdn Bhd, a Malaysia web hosting provider, and Packet One Networks (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. (P1) have collaborated for cross promotion between both companies. Via the partnership, P1 will offer special broadband packages to Exabytes customers and in exchange, Exabytes will promote Easy.my to P1 customers. [L-R: Kelvin Lee, Chief Commercial Officer of Packet One Networks (P1), Chan Kee ...

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Maybank offers Cardless ATM Withdrawal to Everyone

Maybank has just launched a new service called Cardless Withdrawal. The service allows Maybank customers with Internet banking service to send money to any mobile phone users in Malaysia. The recipients don’t have to be a Maybank customer and they can withdraw cash without an ATM card at any 2,800 Maybank ATM machine nationwide. The service is open to Maybank2u ...

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Morten aims to improve the Maxis network from “good to great”

Since coming on board in October, he has kick-started a plan that flattens the managerial structure in Maxis, which will see some 40% of managers becoming team players instead of leaders. Morten Lundal will be continuing Maxis’ career transition plan in order to restructure middle management.

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WeChat gets TRUSTe Certification for Privacy & Security

WeChat, a mobile social communication application for smartphones, announced that its website and mobile apps have been certified by TRUSTe, a leading global Data Privacy Management (DPM) company that provides privacy assessments, certifications, monitoring tools, and compliance controls. The certification covers WeChat in five different mobile operating systems (Android, BlackBerry, iOS, Symbian and Windows Phone).

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Maxis sells 64.97% stake worth RM34.13 billion off market [Business]

A huge chunk of Maxis Bhd shares amounting to 4.875 billion shares or a 64.97% stake worth RM34.13 billion in the telecommunication firm was transacted off market yesterday. According to Bloomberg data, the price paid for the shares, done in five tranches of 975 million shares each, was at RM7 per piece, a 12 sen discount to its closing price ...

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