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41% of Malaysians accessed the Internet in 2010

Internet usage in Malaysia increased to 41 per cent in 2010 from 25 per cent in the previous year, according to the latest findings of Nielsen Mobile Insight Malaysia 2010 conducted by The Nielsen. The Nielsen Mobile Insights Survey was conducted between October 2010 and December 2010. It polled almost 4,000 consumers across the nation about their usage of mobile ...

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APCN2 Cable Fault, TM service degradation

Announcement, 7 April, 2011- Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) wishes to inform our customers that TM and its consortium members have identified that the Asia Pacific Cable Network 2 (APCN2) is currently experiencing a fault on the segment linking Kuantan, Malaysia to Lantau, Hong Kong. Customers using Internet services nationwide may experience some degree of service degradation such as slow browsing ...

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Regulators should be in-charge on broadband speeds, not the Operators

[We urge operators to take the initiative and introduce plans that promote average speeds rather than peak speeds. In Malaysia, Digi has taken this step by marketing the “likely average speed” of its service alongside the peak speed. This move differentiates Digi from its rivals by positioning it as the “honest broker.”] [There is an excellent opportunity for operators to ...

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[Adv] Latest TM UniFi TV Commercial

With Unifi, you will have the whole world at your fingertips. TM Unifi is Malaysia’s premier High-Speed Broadband service that opens up a world of information, entertainment and resources. Get UniFi?  SMS “MW <Name><Address>“(Example: Ali No32, Jalan Damansara, 55221 Damansara) & send to 012-2994687 now.

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Alcatel-Lucent penalised by TM & Axiata

There has been more development since the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) officers seized several documents and files related to Alcatel Lucent (ALU) in January. If you have not been following this news, read here & here. TheStar today reported that both Axiata Group Bhd(Celcom) and Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) have barred Alcatel-Lucent from participating in tenders, contracts or joint ventures ...

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2 More HyppTV Channels- FOX CRIME HD & MNC International

TM has added two more new channels in its HyppTV(UniFi) offering- FOX CRIME HD & MNC International. Press Release from TM below:

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Opinion: YES 4G lost 50k subscribers within 2 days, targets 14m subscribers

YTL Communications’s Yes 4G service HAD around 150,000 subscribers, Tan Sri Francis Yeoh, YTL’s managing director told The Wall Street Journal in a news report dated March 3, 2011 . However it is believed that YTL Communications lost about 50,000 subscribers within two days as its Chief Executive Officer Wing K. Lee told TheStar that YES currently has 100,000 active ...

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TM has 1.68 million broadband customers as of 2010

Telekom Malaysia has 1.68 million Streamyx/broadband customers as at end of 2010. The number of its WiFi hotspots now stands at 10,982 locations as at end of 2010 and expected to reach 28,000 locations nationwide by year end 2011. As for HSBB/UniFi, it is now available at more than 780,000 premises(60 exchanges- the inner Klang Valley, Iskandar Malaysia & Northern ...

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Comment- Launch of iPad2

Comment by Ovum principal analyst Adam Leach “In such a fast moving market Apple is forced to release new versions of its hardware to stay ahead. Apple clearly had first mover advantage, however, its competitors have been hot on its heals with a slew of tablet devices from big brand vendors such as Samsung, Motorola, HP, HTC and RIM, all ...

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Opinion: U Broadband can only fly to Berjaya Times Square, Subang Jaya & Sunway

U Mobile got excited about their 42Mbps service 4-5 months ago when the Communication Minister launched it, but the public could not use it. And 5-months later, U Mobile launched two new modems- a 7.2Mbps modem & a 42Mbps modem. The 7.2Mbps modem is FREE if you PAY RM168(free but cost money?) while the 42Mbps modem cost RM518, both includes ...

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TM reinvents mobile strategy

The landscape in the country’s telecommunications sector is changing ever so rapidly which has led many telco players to re-invent themselves and reverse their strategies to stay competitive. So, when over the week, Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) announced its plans to partner Celcom Axiata Bhd, no one bat an eyelid. They are after all, sister companies. The tie-up closely followed ...

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TM & Celcom Axiata signs MoU

Telekeom Malaysia(TM) & Celcom Axiata have signed a MoU to provide complete fixed and mobile convergence solutions. (Group CEO of TM and CEO of Celcom Axiata signing the MoU, witnessed by Deputy Minister of Information, Communications and Culture, Dato’ Joseph Salang) Part of the agreement include: High speed broadband (HSBB) services comprising HSBB (access), HSBB (transmission) and internet connectivity services ...

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Batam-Dumai-Melaka Cable System to link Malaysia & Indonesia

Telekom Malaysia Berhad has sealed a Construction and Maintenance Agreement (C&MA) with PT XL Axiata Tbk and PT Mora Telematika of Indonesia to jointly build a high bandwidth optical fiber submarine cable system between Malaysia and Indonesia named the “Batam-Dumai-Melaka” Cable System (BDM). Press release below.

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TM & NTT jointly construct new cable system called Cahaya Malaysia

Telekom Malaysia(TM) and NTT Communication Corporation  (NTT Com) on Monday announced that it has partnered for the construction of Cahaya Malaysia, a new submarine cable system linking Malaysia directly to Hong Kong and Japan. TM said it has invested US$140 million(RM427mil) for the new cable system. The new cable system is approximately 7,000km long and will be utilizing the Dense ...

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TM & NTT to build new submarine cable system

Telekom Malaysia(TM) and NTT Communications will be signing a Construction & Maintenance Agreement (CMA) to jointly build a new submarine cable system. TM owns or leases capacity on more than 10 submarine cable systems, which span more than 60,000 fiber-route miles around the globe, including several submarine cable routes that the company uses to carry traffic between the Asia-Pacific region ...

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