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Live from P1 WiMAX Event- Tues Feb 09 2010

P1 will be announcing something at a media event today. I have a strong feeling that they will revealing this- P1 WiMAX Netbook. VIEW THE LIVE VIDEO FROM THE P1 Media event HERE- http://www.blogtv.com/People/scamboy 2.30PM-Michael Lai is here, it is confirmed that this event is about the P1 WiMAX Netbook. The WiMAX netbook should be available for preview shortly. 2.45PM- ...

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DiGi 3G now in Ipoh and Kuching

DiGi’s 3G service is now available in Ipoh, Perak and Kuching, Sarawak. The 3G coverage will be expanded to other towns such as Taiping, Kamunting, Kampar and Miri by the second half of 2010. It will invest RM100 million to support its expansion in both states over the next three years. DiGi currently has more than 500,000 cumulative 3G mobile ...

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Reader’s Letter: SMS Scam

Email me your opinion and it might be published here! Letter from Wong: I just found out that I’ve been charged RM3 daily for the past three months for a mobile “quiz” service by 36181. I checked with my telco (DiGi) and I was told that I sent ‘on iq’ to 36181 which I didn’t. That means I’ve lost around ...

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The first Kuala Lumpur Symbian Stammtisch

The word “Stammtisch” is German, it means regular get-together. The first Kuala Lumpur Symbian Stammtisch is being organised by www.i-symbian.com and it is supported by the Symbian Foundation.Details:Date: February 10th 2010 (Wednesday)Time: 5.00 to 7.00 PMVenue: Kelantan Delights1-5, Level 1, Sooka SentralJalan Stesen Sentral50470 Kuala Lumpur Who should come?-Those interested on the Symbian/mobile platform– Symbian users– Symbian and other developers– ...

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500 million 3G customers worldwide

There are over 500 million 3G customers worldwide with over 300 commercially deployed UMTS networks. About 35 of these UMTS network are HSPA+ enabled according to the UMTS forum. The world’s first LTE network was launched last month by TeliaSonera in Oslo and Stockholm. It offers speed between 20 Mbps to 80 Mbps.

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Maybank2U on you mobile phone

Now you can do mobile banking on your internet-enabled phone using your Maybank2U account. Some of the stuff you could do is check balance, bill payments, fund transfer and more. Point your mobile browser to http://mobile.maybank2u.com.my. It should work on any Internet-enabled phone with a mobile browser. Note that this service is still Beta. More info here P.s: What are ...

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Over 6k loan shark mobile phone numbers terminated

The government has traced and barred 6,163 mobile phone numbers of loan sharks or Ah Long found on numerous stickers, posters, advertisements and business cards during operations nationwide last year. Deputy Home Minister Datuk Abu Seman Yusop said the authorities have managed to detect the persons behind the numbers and cancelled the numbers with the cooperation of the Malaysian Communications ...

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P1 WiMAX Netbook

This is very interesting because P1 and Green Packet is working on a WiMAX netbook that should be available within next 1-2months. I did not investigate on this further but I am making a wild guess that it might be the Acer Aspire One WiMAX Netbook or one of the Asus netbook. Personally I am waiting for a WiMAX mobile ...

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Calling all Content Creators!

If you develop mobile applications or has a mobile service, then you must attend the first gathering of Content Malaysia, a community for Malaysian Content Creators. This is a Mobile World event and it is made possible by a collaboration with Maxis. Details as below: Date: Wednesday, January 13, 2010Time: 3:00pm – 5:30pmLocation: Centro @ KL Sentral Make sure that ...

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My Spicy Corner on Mobile

Its is not common for a restaurant to have a mobile site but a local Indian restaurant called My Spicy Corner is one of the first to do just that. What is surprising here is that they have managed to get their delivery menu on the mobile site together with details such as price and map. Check it out on ...

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GSM encryption has been hacked

A researcher called Karsten Nohl and his team claims that they have been able to break the 20 years old encryption code used in GSM(Global System for Mobile communications) networks. The crack allows anymore with an investment as little as USD30k and some open source tools to listen to people’s conversation on the GSM network. Read the story here. The ...

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Reader’s Letter: Confusing DiGi Postpaid Plans

Email me your opinion and it might be published here! Letter from Allan Wong: Note: Letter has been edited July 2008, DiGi make a big surprise to Malaysia mobile subscriber by launching 4 new DiGi postpaid packages. DG20, DG50, DG150 and DG250. Later on May 2009, they discontinued the DG20 but replaced it with the DG30 plan. But recently, DiGi ...

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Mobile Network Status during Christmas Eve

It was the night before Christmas and you probably had problems to make a call, send an SMS or connect via mobile broadband. There was problem with the Maxis and Celcom network, although I don’t expect the Celcom network to go down till the 5th day of Christmas(Celcom has the best prepaid charging system). Surprisingly there were no reports on ...

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Maxis HSPA+ is too early

Just last Friday I blog that 2 of the 3G operators are HSPA+ ready, Maxis yesterday announced that small part of their network is now HSPA+ enabled. Read the official story here. In my blog post, I said that the best time to launch HSPA+ is probably about the end next year, so is Maxis making a mistake here? But ...

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We are HSPA+ ready!

At least 2 of the 3G networks in this country are HSPA+ ready. According to Wikipedia, “HSPA+ provides HSPA data rates up to 56 Mbit/s on the downlink and 22 Mbit/s on the uplink with MIMO technologies and higher order modulation (64QAM)“ Telcos just need to perform a simple software upgrade to enable HSPA+. Of course before doing that, they ...

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