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NTT DoCoMo Inc and KTF to buy 33% of U Mobile

South Korea’s KT Freetel (KTF) and Japan’s NTT DoCoMo Inc will jointly invest USD200 million to acquire a 33% stake in U Mobile, Malaysia’s newest 3G mobile operator. The deal, subjected to Government approval, will result KTF and NTT to involve in the management of U Mobile. P.s: scamboy is currently testing the Nokia N77 with U Mobile’s DVB-H, thanks ...

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3.3 billion humans on Earth uses a mobile phone, that’s half of the global population

Worldwide mobile telephone subscriptions reached 3.3 billion — equivalent to half the global population — on Thursday, 26 years after the first cellular network was launched, research firm Informa said. Since the first Nordic Mobile Telephony (NMT) networks were switched on in 1981 in Saudi Arabia, Sweden and Norway, mobile phones have become the consumer electronics sector with the largest ...

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DiGi has access to 3G but it can’t use it, for now

Gone are the days where DiGi did not had a 3G license when its competitors where doing nothing much with it. Now, DiGi has a 3G license, yet it can’t use it until it receive an approval from MCMC and KTAK. According to the authorities, Time dotCom will have to write in seeking permission to transfer the use of its ...

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REDtone now an MVNO

REDtone has signed an MVNO agreement with Celcom to offer postpaid mobile services to the enterprise market using the 013 prefix.Telco Talk Malaysia welcomes REDtone’s participation in the Malaysian mobile market as a MVNO. Read more here.

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ACM 2007

Some of you guys has SMSed me about whether am I going to ACM 2007 or not. Yes, I am attending the conference at ACM 2007. The 3 day expo which started yesterday at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre will end tomorrow. Admission is free but open only to business visitors and professionals. I will be there till noon today, and ...

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Mobile IM by DiGi & Maxis

DiGi and Maxis has collaborated to launch Mobile IM, a Mobile Instant Messaging service(IM). Customers from both telcos could chat with each other on their phone using Mobile IM that is based on Java 2.0 . However, not all Java 2.0 supported phones could be used with Mobile IM. See here. DiGi and Maxis customers could also download a Mobile ...

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DiGi wants Time dotCom’s 3G license

DiGi’s shares has been suspended since yesterday. Now all the rumors are true about DiGi and Time. DiGi is now focusing on Time’s 3G license. There will be some announcement from DiGi tomorrow. STAY TUNE TO TELCO TALK MALAYSIA!!! Read: DiGi offers 27.5m new shares to Time dotCom for 3G licence DiGi finally strikes deal with TdC DiGi-TDC merger set ...

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DiGi & Maxis to collaborate again?

Thats what I have heard. Maxis and DiGi is about to launch something next week….. It has been some while since Maxis and DiGi partnered years ago on domestic roaming.. so what’s next? Data roaming? Stay tuned to Telco Talk Malaysia….

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U Mobile set to go

I was passing by a DiGi dealer shop near the Condominium I live, guess what, this is what I saw!!! They are offering U Mobile postpaid plan with no monthly fees!!! Users will need to buy the phone(N77) for RM1,999 and get to enjoy free data services, free calls, SMS and MMS between 018 numbers and Mobile TV. The shop ...

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Celcom and Palm offers Treo 500v

Celcom and Palm has launched the Treo 500v in Kuala Lumpur yesterday. The Treo 500v is a 3G phone with bluetooth 2.0, 26MB flash and 64 ram. It runs on on Windows Mobile 2006 Standard Edition with an exclusive Vodafone user interface. See the full spec here http://enterprise.vodafone.com/site/enuk/product_solutions/handsets/palmtreo500/p_palmtreo500.jsp The Treo 500v is not a 3.5G(HSDPA) phone, but due to Celcom’s ...

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Jaring Open House

I attended the Jaring Open House yesterday at INTAC, Technology Park Malaysia, Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur. Did anyone attended?

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Maxis Hari Raya Open House 2007

I attended the Maxis Raya Open House at Restoran Seri Melayu in KL yesterday. Here are some pictures: It was so packed that there were no place to seat. Anyway I am glad to meet Maxis Chief Executive Officer Mr. Sandip Das in person.

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Mobile Number Portability gives DiGi hope for further success

Here is an interview with DiGi by Starbiz STARBIZ: No new spectrum – does that hinder DiGi’s growth? Morten Lundal: We have significantly less spectrum than Celcom (M) Bhd or Maxis Communications Bhd. We are somewhat at a disadvantage because of that. If we could get more spectrum, we are clearly a player that would use this national resource efficiently. ...

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Stay Active with Celcom

Celcom has launched “Stay Active Bonus” which rewards all Celcom Prepaid Customers that reloads. If you own a Xpax, and if you reload a minimum RM10 while your account is still within the active period, Celcom will reward you an extra 5 days on top of your current(new reload) active period.

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View you prepaid bills online

Now, you can view your prepaid bills ONLINE… For Celcom Prepaid Customers, you can start here: https://wsc.celcom.com.my/webselfcare/login.aspx For Maxis Hotlink Customers, you can view your bills if you register yourself at http://www.hotlink.com.my As for DiGi prepaid users, they were enjoying online billing since the year 2004 by registering them self at http://www.digi.com.my/ Lets see whether SMS spamming and spoofing can ...

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