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VADS to offer managed telepresence services, powered by Cisco

Telekom Malaysia’s wholly owned subsidiary, VADS has sign an agreement with Cisco to offer to offer managed telepresence services to private and public sectors. Telepresence is a videoconferencing technology that allows virtual meetings to be conducted using life-size, high-definition video and spatial discrete audio. It enables real-time, face-to-face interactions that create an immersive collaboration experience, giving users the feeling of ...

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7 new premium channels on HyppTV

TM has added 7 new premium channels & 5 new Video On Demand (VOD) categories to HyppTV; set to be available in June 2011. HyppTV now has a total of 44 channels – 15 free channels, 29 premium channels, 14 VOD categories and 11 interactive applications. The new HyppTV premium channels are: Al Jazeera, tvN HD, Nat Geo Adventure HD, ...

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Telco Players Urged To Collaborate In Spreading Broadband Benefits To People

Big players in the telecommunications industry have been urged to intensify collaboration with the smaller content and applications companies in Malaysia in order to make broadband services for the people more meaningful. Content and applications are the keys in broadband services as these are what customers will eventually use and see and not the technology, said Information, Communication and Culture ...

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[Press Release] Malaysia’s WiMAX operators make their mark in broadband market

Melbourne, 9th May 2011. Malaysia’s aggressive WiMAX operators – P1 4G and Yes – are shaking up Malaysia’s broadband market. These operators offer valuable insights for the rest of Asia about how WiMAX operators can be strong broadband competitors, according to a new report* from research firm Ovum. “Incumbent TM’s slow ADSL service is under pressure from P1 4G’s cheap, ...

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[Press Release] Malaysia Needs to Continue Broadband Achievements

PETALING JAYA, 4 May 2011- Michael Lai, CEO of Packet One Networks (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd (‘P1’) says Malaysia has progressed in broadband developments but there is still work to be done in making broadband access available to all Malaysians. Among the pertinent areas for improvement are cost of telecommunications infrastructure, spectrum utilization and affordability for consumers. “Malaysia stands out as ...

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Sony Devices to come bundle with TM Broadband

Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) and Sony (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a strategic collaboration. Imri Mokhtar, EVP for Consumer, TM (2nd from right) with Hiroyasu Sugiyama, Managing Director of Sony Malaysia (2nd from left), witnessed by Rozalila Abdul Rahman, Chief Marketing Officer, TM (right) & Masaki Matsumae, Deputy General Manager, Sony Malaysia (left) Among ...

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DiGi WWWOW Awards

DiGi has launched something called WWWOW Awards where Internet users in Malaysia get to nominate and vote for their websites/blog online. Runs from 21 April – 20 June 2011, the project is in collaboration with ASTRO, Era.fm, Hitz.fm, Google, Yahoo! MSN, Mudah.my, Nuffnang bloggers, Lowyat.net, Malaysia Airlines, Flickr, Karangkraf and the Malaysian Digital Association (MDA). Details in the press release ...

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[Insider] TM to deal with heavy Down-loaders on UniFi

In a series of internal meetings that was held during the past few months, Telekom Malaysia has decided to deal with heavy users on its high speed broadband network-UniFi. Below are some of the highest download used by certain customers in the TM network: VIP 10 – 3TB a month VIP 20 – 6TB a month Streamyx 4Mbps – 1.2TB ...

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Small-screens drive mobile broadband market to revenues of $108 billion

Melbourne, 20th April 2011.- The Asia-Pacific (AP) mobile broadband market will hit revenues of $108 billion in 2015, driven by continued strong demand for Internet access on small-screen devices such as smartphones, predicts Ovum. The independent telecoms analyst finds that revenue growth is not keeping pace with connections, highlighting the need for service providers to develop improved monetisation strategies. In ...

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Mobile World Mag: Maxis is the Fastest in Kuantan

In the April 2011 issue of Mobile World Magazine, the team tested out 3 mobile broadband services each from DiGi, Maxis & Celcom. The speedtest was to find out which Telco has the fastest broadband speeds in Kuantan, Pahang. Similar to the previous speedtest reports that Mobile World have conducted recently, Maxis appears to be the fastest among all. But ...

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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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