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Drop calls, are you angry?

“At 3am someone was chatting away until her call was rudely disconnected. She re-dialled, talked for a while and again, the scissors was at work. It happened three times within the hour.” “Perhaps their engineers are too stressed at work, they need to go for a holiday before they drop permanently on the ground, quipped someone.” “But she is not ...

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Comment: Japanese earthquake – the impact on the telecoms network

Comment below by David Kennedy, Research Director at Ovum Steady service restoration, but the full extent of the damage is uncertain Japan’s major telcos have been able to restore some fixed and mobile services in the worst affected areas, but the remaining problems will be harder to fix. We expect that some new problems will emerge in the coming weeks ...

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Pocket Modem from Green Packet

After more than a year of testing(since 2009), Green Packet today launched the WiMAX Pocket Modem(Portable WiFi-WiMAX Hotspot). The new portable WiFi-WiMAX modem(better known as a MiFi device) that Green Packet launched comes in 3 version: MF230- 2.3Ghz (The modem that P1 will offer) MF250 2.5Ghz MF350- 3.5Ghz Sources close to the company said that the Pocket Modem was supposed ...

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Mobile World Mag moves to WordPress, new web design

Mobile World Magazine has just switched its website to wordpress(from Joomla). It also has new new layout. Check out http://www.mobileworld.com.my/

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Tune Talk Presents Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber is coming to Malaysia, thanks to Tune Talk & other sponsors! The concert(Justin Bieber My World Tour) is on 21 April, 2011(8.30pm) at Stadium Merdeka. Tickets are priced at RM498, RM358, RM288, RM188 and RM98 each. Tickets are available online from AirAsiaRedTix at www.airasiaredtix.com and TicketPro at www.ticketpro.com.my, as well as over the counter at TicketPro and AirAsiaRedTix outlets. A ...

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P1 4G now has 280,000 subscribers

Green Packet’s P1 4G announced today that it now has 280,000 broadband subscribers, a target set for the year 2010. The announcement coincides with the visit of South Korea’s Ministerial Korea Communications Commission Chairman Seejoong Choi to HQ of P1 tomorrow.

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GSM got hacked again

Did you know that calls made on a GSM network are protected by a 20-year old security algorithm known as A5/1? It means 80 per cent of the world’s phone calls is vulnerable to hacking using much modern/advanced technology available today. The algorithm, which was first cracked sometime in 1999, is designed to prevent mobile phone calls from being intercepted ...

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[Video] Mobile Year in Review 2010

In a video created by Mobile Future, it said that 2010 was the year mobile connected the world. Some highlights in the video “Mobile Year in Review 2010” include a massive 5 billion apps were downloaded in 2010, up from 300 million in 2009. 5 million Foursquare users in 2010, up from 200,000 in 2009. Also a 347% increase in ...

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Tune Talk- Official Mobile Prepaid for Rock The World 10

Tune Talk will be the Official Mobile Prepaid for Rock The World 10. Rock The World 10 is an “annual outdoor music festival” and will take place at the National Stadium compound  Bukit Jalil on 26 December 2010 from 10 am to 12 midnight. Tickets cost RM30 per person. Press Release after the jump.

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HSPA will retain dominance for next five years despite LTE hype

Melbourne, 1st December 2010. Despite the hype around LTE high-speed mobile broadband technology, HSPA will retain its dominance for at least the next five years, according to Ovum.

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PM to launch WiMAX Forum SEA Conference

The Prime Minister will launch the WiMAX Forum Southeast Asia Regional Focus 2010 next week. Some of the speakers are from P1, YTL, SKMM, MIMOS, Samsung, Intel, Huawei, ZTE and more.

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What’s happening at GoMobile Expo 2010 today?

GoMobile Expo 2010 is taking place at KL Convention Centre from 12 November- 14 November 2010. GoMobile Expo 2010 Highlights!

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GoMobile: Malaysia’s Largest Mobile Lifestyle Expo is here

Full Press Release from GoMobile below: Malaysians will once again be able to experience the latest innovations in mobile when the GoMobile Expo takes place this November 12-14 at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. Malaysia’s largest mobile lifestyle expo will be the place to see mobile devices and technology in action. From seeing the latest mobile devices in one venue to ...

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Celcom- main sponsor for GoMobile 2010

This year(2010), GoMobile will be presented by Celcom! GoMobile Expo is scheduled to take place this November 12-14 at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. “Celcom is proud to lend our support to GoMobile 2010 as it shares our vision of promoting and enabling the mobile lifestyle among Malaysians. We will be showcasing our latest products and offerings during the event that ...

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SKMM: New 11-digit mobile phone numbers

The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (SKMM) will introduce a new set of mobile number format with 11 digits effective Dec 15 this year. The 8+3 format (11 digits) will use the “011” prefix- Example 011 2222 4444. The public/service providers, content providers, private automatic branch exchange, private branch exchange systems administrators, banking systems administrators and are advised to prepare ...

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