300 mobile operators have commercially launched LTE networks in 107 countries

To date, 300 mobile operators have commercially launched LTE networks in 107 countries, according to a data released by GSA (Global mobile Suppliers Association) in its latest LTE report. 35 LTE networks have launched so far in 2014. The total number of commercial 4G LTE networks is expected to exceed 350 before the end of this year.

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McAfee warns mobile users to think twice before downloading apps

With the rise in both mobile malware and apps designed to collect personally identifiable information, McAfee, part of Intel Security, warns mobile users to think twice before downloading apps. Recent McAfee research shows that an alarming amount of mobile users are allowing apps to mine their personal data in exchange for use of the app. Over half (51 per cent) ...

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Nokia reinvents its business- Networks, HERE & Technologies

After completing the sale of its Devices and Services business to Microsoft on 25th April 2014, Nokia is reinventing its business with a three-pronged approach: Networks, HERE, and Technologies. While it’s no longer a manufacturer of mobile devices, its expertise in mobile broadband technology remains its core business proposition; a 2.7 billion Euro business as seen in its Q1 2014 ...

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MyTeksi raised more than US$15 million in a Series B funding

MyTeksi (known as GrabTaxi regionally), the taxi-booking mobile phone app, has raised more than US$15 million in a Series B funding. The round was led by Silicon Valley-based GGV Capital with participation from new investor Qunar and Vertex Venture Holdings who previously led the company’s Series A round. GGV Capital is a US$2.2 billion multi-stage venture capital firm, based in ...

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Celcom has 13.3 million subscribers, 70% of its smartphones users on Android

At its 1st quarter 2014 financial briefing on Wednesday, Celcom Axiata Berhad said that its “continuous segmental acquisition drive to strengthen its connection with its customers” has resulted in the 2% increase of its subscriber base to 13.3 million. As of Q1 2014, the Telco has 10,363 (million) prepaid subscribers and 2,926 (million) postpaid subscribers. Average revenue per user (ARPU) for postpaid ...

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Celcom hosted TADHack Kuala Lumpur 2014

Celcom Axiata Berhad, through its League of Extraordinary Developers Challenge (LEDC) programme hosted TADHack Kuala Lumpur 2014, an event that saw the participation of local mobile application developers from Malaysia to produce their own hack for a chance to take home prizes worth USD30,000 (RM97,000) as well as the USD1,000 prize (RM3,200) allocated to each participating country or city. Held ...

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Viber has 100 million concurrent online users

Viber, the multi-platform Voice and messaging app, announced a key milestone revealing that it now has more than 100 million concurrent online users. With over 300 million users in 193 countries, the company have registered more than 360 million unique downloads to date.

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Frost & Sullivan predicts 3.7 billion smartphones, 700 million tablets & 520 million wearable health-related devices by 2025

Massive technology-led disruption across all industries is moving everyone and everything globally towards a state of ‘connected everything’ where into the 2020’s, tens of millions of people will be connected by trillions of things and applications as a result of connected industries, said Frost & Sullivan. Connected Living is defined as a world in which consumers use many different devices ...

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INTI & AIMS partners for Academic Programmes, Internship & Job Opportunities

The AIMS Group (AIMS) and INTI International University & Colleges (INTI) today announced a joint partnership under the ‘INTI Corporate Partner’ (ICP) initiative to provide INTI students with more industry-specific programmes that are crucial to prepare them for their future career and boost their employability. AIMS – one of the leading carrier-neutral data centres in Malaysia and South East Asia ...

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Celcom Football Mad Territory campaign with Joe Flizzow

Celcom Axiata Berhad has launched its “Football Mad Territory” campaign which encourages fans from all over Malaysia to embrace football whenever and wherever they are in Celcom’s Fastest Territory. During the launch, Celcom unveiled the Football Mad Territory campaign’s theme song called “#gilabola” and its music video which aims to bring the “spirit of samba” to Celcom customers. “#gilabola” was ...

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ZTE Malaysia tries to bribe a Telco Employee with a box of chocolates filled with cash?

The next time if you get a box of chocolate from ZTE Malaysia, you might want to check the contents, it might not be chocolate after all. It was reported that ZTE Malaysia tried to bribe a Telco employee with a box of chocolates filled with cash. The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) confirmed this and said that it is now ...

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Celcom to enhance network with Nokia’s optimization services

Celcom Axiata Berhad announced that it has selected Nokia’s optimization services to enhance its network, voice and data quality in Klang Valley and Kuala Lumpur. The Telco said that it will be investing close to RM1 billion this year to improve network quality and expand its LTE network to a total of 2,014 base station sites.

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MaxisOne Plan Postpaid Plan: Frequently Asked Questions

MaxisOne Plan Frequently Asked Questions below: 1. What is the MaxisONE plan and what are its benefits?  The MaxisONE plan offers the following key propositions:

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iPhones, iPads, & Macs Locked, held for Ransom in Australia & New Zealand

Symantec has recently detected reports on Apple’s support community and social networks that users in Australia and New Zealand have had their Apple IDs compromised. Apple devices are being remotely locked and held for ransom by someone claiming to be Oleg Pliss, a software engineer at Oracle, who has been randomly chosen to take the fault for the attacks. Based ...

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Celcom to host TADHack Kuala Lumpur 2014

Celcom Axiata Berhad, through its League of Extraordinary Developers Challenge (LEDC) programme will be hosting TADHack Kuala Lumpur 2014, an event that brings local mobile application developers together to create their own hack for a chance at winning global prizes worth USD30,000 (RM97,000) as well as the USD1,000 prize (RM3,200) allocated to each participating country or city. TADHack is a ...

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