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New RM48 broadband package from Celcom

Update 1(Aug 11, 5pm): Clarification from Celcom- With reference to the press release entitled “Celcom Broadband Introduces New Entry Package to Encourage Higher Broadband Penetration Rate” issued on Wednesday, 4 August 2010, we would like to retract the second sentence on the last paragraph that states “To improve browsing experience, Celcom has also installed local caching in collaboration with Google ...

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Telekom Malaysia Network Map

Telekom Malaysia is the most “connected” Internet Service Provider in the country and yet I wonder why they always blame the International cable fault for their poor Internet service. There are also other ISPs like Maxis, DiGi, Celcom, P1 WiMAX and I don’t see them having the same problem with TM’s “International Cable fault” Check this out- Here’s how Telekom ...

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DiGi MiFi now available at RM360, Contract for free modem

(Update 1: Thanks to the readers who contacted me, Maxis MiFi is available at RM280(6-months contract) or RM380 without contract- more here) Today, DiGi has launched their MiFi device together with the EXPLORE 16GB broadband package. Customers need to pay an upfront RM360 for the modem that will rebate in their bill over a period of 12-months(RM30 per month x ...

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TM UniFi now available in 18 more areas

TM’s High Speed Broadband (HSBB) service or known as UniFi, has been expanded to an additional 18 areas. Some of the new areas are- Kulim Hi-Tech Park in Kedah, Bayan Baru in Penang, Senai and Permas in Johor, Wangsa Maju, Sungai Buloh, Puchong and Cyberjaya in Selangor, as well as Putrajaya and Damansara in the Federal Territory. In the mean ...

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Broadband User Group Malaysia (BugMY) is on Facebook

Dear Friends, Please support my initiative for a better broadband service in Malaysia. If you have a Facebook account, do like the Broadband User Group (BugMY) page on Facebook now. Follow BugMY on Twitter too- @bugmy Also, please do me a favour by spreading the word about BugMY. I’m doing this for you- Malaysia Broadband Users, please show me some ...

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Celcom is the “Wireless Data Service Provider of the Year”

Jefri Ahmad Tambi (third from right),  Director of Broadband & Special Projects, representing Celcom Axiata Berhad to receive the “Wireless Data Service Provider of the Year” award at the banquet. Joining this momentous event are Adlan Ahmad Tajudin, Chief Corporate Officer of Celcom Axiata Berhad (first from left) together with other members of Axiata Berhad’s mobile subsidiaries and associates operate. ...

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DiGi MiFi, portable WiFi on the go

I talked about Maxis mobile WiFi hotspot 3 days back and today DiGi has launched a similar device called MiFi. Its not available yet but DiGi has started accepting pre-orders until 20 June 2010. Yet I’m not sure why is DiGi calling it “Malaysia’s First Ever Mobile Wi-Fi (MiFi)” when you can’t get your hands on it for the moment. ...

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UniFi customers are at risk- hacking & spying

Over 1,700 TM UniFi customers can say THANK YOU to TM for enabling the remote management option on their router and a secondary administrator account, without customer’s knowledge. The remote management option and the secondary administrator account has a very easy to guest password and was probably turned on since 25 March 2010, the day the UniFi service went live, ...

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Maxis Portable 3G-WiFi Hotspot Device

Maxis is going to launch this soon, its a portable 3G/WiFi Hotspot device.

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Streamyx+Netbook packages as low as RM38

From Left: YB Dato’ Seri Utama Dr. Rais Yatim, Minister of Information, Communication and Culture and Dato’ Zamzamzairani Mohd Isa, Group Chief Executive Officer, TM unveiling the low-cost broadband package, Pakej Jalur Lebar TM dengan Komputer 1Malaysia As part of the National Broadband Initiative (NBI), Telekom Malaysia and the Malaysia Government have launched a broadband and netbook package called “Pakej ...

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Malaysia ranks 102 out of 152 in terms of Broadband Speed

According to a speedtest report compiled using over millions of results collected from Speedtest.net, Malaysia ranked a poor 102 out of 152 when it comes to download speeds. The speedtest results was released by Ookla, the company behind the popular Speedtest.net and Pingtest.net. Malaysia ranks in the 102nd place. Results were obtained by analyzing test data between Apr 24, 2010 ...

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Say something about your broadband service!

Everyone in Malaysia has something to say about the broadband service in this country. Over the past few years, many people have tried to change this- Improve our broadband experience, but most of them have failed. Because if you ask 9 out of 10 people down the road today, they will either tell you the service is bad(Warning, you may ...

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1,700 customers on UniFi, up to RM300 million allocated for TM’s IPTV

RM300 million is not much especially when compared to what ASTRO and Media Prima are spending, but it is a good start for TM. Some RM250 million to RM300 million has been allocated for TM’s IPTV service which is part of its HSBB(UniFi) offerings. “The spending will depend on opportunities. We are very careful on the acquisition of content; it ...

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50% more Maxis coverage in Kelantan, Pahang & Terengganu this year

Maxis is expanding its broadband coverage in Kelantan, Pahang & Terengganu this year with 50% more coverage. New coverage areas for Maxis Broadband: Kelantan- Bachok, Kerteh, Panji, Pasir Mas and Peringat Pahang- Bentong, Kuantan and Temerloh Terengganu- Chukai, Dungun, Kuala Berang and Kerteh. In the past few months, Maxis said that it will be increasing its HSPA and HSPA+ coverage ...

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Celcom Broadband to charge for billing

Starting 1st August 2010, Celcom Broadband will start charging customers for billing if they failed to opt out from paper bills. Probably some sort of cost cutting measure, customers that failed to opt out will then be charged according to below:

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