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Maxis has 130k 4G LTE users, coverage expanded to Penang, Johor Bahru & East Malaysia

Maxis has revealed that it currently has more than 130,000 4G LTE users since the service was launch early this year. The 4G LTE coverage has been expanded to Penang, Johor Bahru and East Malaysia(Sabah & Sarawak). Commenting on Maxis’ 4G LTE network, Nasution Mohamed, Maxis’ Joint Chief Operating Officer said, “We currently have over 130,000 customers enjoying our 4G ...

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TM’s HyppTV to be available on Streamyx, Android & iOS

Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) in a media event today announced that its IPTV service – HyppTV – will soon be available on Streamyx and mobile devices. HyppTV is currently only available via UniFi. At the moment, HyppTV Over Broadband is currently in commercial trial involving 1,000 Streamyx 8Mbps package subscribers. The service is in its final testing stage and will also ...

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TIME Reports Q1 2013 Financial Results [Business]

Telecommunications provider, TIME dotCom Berhad (TIME) reported its first quarter 2013 operating profits of RM31.4 million, an increase from RM10.2 million a year ago, on the back of consolidated results from its new subsidiaries that were acquired in May 2012. During the quarter, TIME also benefited from a one-off wholesale deal, as well as growth in its existing fixed-line business. ...

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VADS Cloud Services now ISO 27001 Certified

VADS Berhad (VADS), a managed ICT company announced that it has became the first Malaysian cloud service provider to receive the ISO 27001 certification from SIRIM QAS International for its Public Cloud Services platform through VADS’ existing cloud facilities. [Khalidah Mustafa, Managing Director, SIRIM QAS International (left) presenting the ISO 27001 certificate to Ahmad Azhar Yahya, Chief Executive Officer, VADS] ...

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Maxis 4G LTE SpeedTest [Part 1]

MalaysianWireless have been able to test out Maxis 4G LTE at a limited number of areas for the 3-4 days and the results have been pretty amazing. Despite we were not able to carry out a drive test around Klang Valley yet, below are some of the speedtest results we have on Maxis LTE which were posted earlier on our ...

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TM part of Bay of Bengal Gateway (BBG) submarine cable system

Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) on Tuesday morning signed an agreement with five (5) other regional telco players – Vodafone Group, UAE’s Etisalat, Sri Lanka’s Dialog Axiata, India’s Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited, and Omantel of Oman, forming a consortium for the establishment of the Bay of Bengal Gateway (BBG) submarine cable system. The submarine cable system which was initiated and spearheaded ...

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HyppTV gets a new Graphic User Interface (GUI)

Telekom Malaysia, the Internet Service Provider that operates UniFi, Malaysia’s high speed speed broadband service, has release a new Graphic User Interface (GUI) for its IPTV service, HyppTV giving its viewers an enhanced viewing experience with the new look and feel. With the new GUI, the programme timeline displays the programme duration, indicating whether a particular show has just started or ...

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IDC: 4G Smartphones to grow by more than 400% this year in Malaysia

According to IDC’s Asia/Pacific Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, shipments of 4G-capable smartphones are expected to grow by more than 400% this year in Malaysia. Earlier this year, Maxis became the first operator in Malaysia to launch LTE (4G) services, which it claims is capable of providing up to 5 to 10 times faster download speeds than its 3G data services, ...

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Malaysia 4G LTE 1800Mhz coming soon, works on iPhone 5 [Insider]

Maxis is currently the only commercial LTE operator in the country to offer LTE with Celcom Axiata expected to follow soon. Malaysia currently offers LTE (Long Term Evolution) on the 2600Mhz frequency band that is compatible with a small number of smartphones. These smartphones include the Nokia Lumia 920, Nokia Lumia 820, Samsung Galaxy Note 2 LTE, Samsung Galaxy S3 ...

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TM has more than 514k UniFi Customers [Business]

Telekom Malaysia(TM) in its 4Q2012 financial results revealed that the Internet Service provider currently has more than 514,000 UniFi customers to date while total broadband customers currently stands at 2.07 million. [L-R: Datuk Bazlan Osman, Group Chief Financial Officer, TM, Dato’ Sri Dr Halim Shafie, Chairman, TM and Dato’ Sri Zamzamzairani Mohd Isa, Group Chief Executive Officer] In a statement, ...

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TIME Posts a Record 34% Revenue Growth [Business]

TIME dotCom Bhd posted a record RM419.1 million in revenue for its financial year ending 31 December 2012, a 34% increase from RM313.9 million recorded in the same period a year ago, driven by new revenue streams contributed by regional bandwidth sales, data centre, and continuous growth of its domestic fixed-line business. On a comparable basis, operating profits year on ...

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TM’s Cahaya Malaysia Links to Hong Kong

Telekom Malaysia Berhad’s (TM) private international submarine cable system, Cahaya Malaysia, has linked to Tseung Kwan O, its landing station in Hong Kong, completing the cable’s intended connectivity route. Cahaya Malaysia, which began its construction back in January 2011 is TM’s wholly owned 2-fiber-pair system within the 6-fiber-pair Asia Submarine cable Express (ASE) system linking Malaysia to Japan, Hong Kong, ...

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Maxis offers LTE Smartphones- Nokia Lumia 920 & HTC One XL

Maxis made available two 4G LTE smartphones today – the Nokia Lumia 920 and HTC One XL. These will be the first two smartphones to be activated on Maxis’ 4G LTE network. Suren J Amarasekera, Maxis’ Joint Chief Operating Officer, enthused. “We are delighted to offer customers the opportunity to enjoy the first in a series of advanced 4G smartphones ...

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MyIX peers with Amazon, Facebook & Microsoft

The operator of Malaysia’s sole neutral Internet Exchange, MyIX – also known as ‘Persatuan Pengendali Internet Malaysia’, today announces that top international brands including Amazon, Facebook and Microsoft have recently joined the country’s national Internet exchange as part of its existing peering network. The peering with Facebook was done back in May 2012 while it is believed that the peering ...

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500,000 UniFi Subscribers to date

Malaysia Broadband service provider Telekom Malaysia Berhad, announced today that its High Speed Broadband (HSBB) service, UniFi, has surpassed the 500,000 subscribers mark recently, ahead of UniFi’s 3rd anniversary in March. [TM’s senior management (from left) Jeremy Kung, Executive Vice President, New Media; Imri Mokhtar, Executive Vice President, Consumer; and Azizi A Hadi, Executive Vice President, SME] UniFi is now ...

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