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TM HSBB TVC

TM will be launching HSBB tomorrow. Here’s the initial HSBB TV Commercial Ad. Click Play to watch the video after the jump.

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TM signs up 20 content providers for IPTV

Telekom Malaysia has signed up with 20 content providers to offer IPTV service on HSBB. As I blog about the HSBB IPTV service before, TM will offer about 32 channels for IPTV which is currently available for free till June 2010 for current trial subscribers. More details should be revealed tomorrow.

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TM to launch Social Networking site Yemmz

Tonight, TM will launch their 1st social networking site called Yemmz. TM calls it a social trading network- “Social Networking and E-commerce site for local communities”. In my opinion TM is not re-inventing something new here. There are already other sites like lelong.com.MY and eBay Malaysia plus a bunch of other similar sites that allows E-commerce.

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You are invited to the launch of TM HSBB

As I have mentioned earlier, TM’s is launching the HSBB service on the 24 March 2010 at Dataran Merdeka. The HSBB public viewing/showcase will be open for public on 24 March 2010, 7pm-10pm and 25 March, 8pm-10pm.

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Mobile data bandwidth: Demand for capacity

Mobile data bandwidth consumption grew 72% in second half of last year, driven by rapid uptake of streaming video. According to a report from Allot Communications, the global surge in bandwidth usage is attributed the growing popularity of high-bandwidth content and the increased availability of mobile internet devices. Mobile bandwidth consumption in APAC expanded 86% compared to the Americas, where ...

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Experience on TM’s HSBB

First of all, I would like to thank TM for inviting me to the HSBB briefing late last month. Tested over a 20Mbps connection that was deployed at Menara Mutiara Bangsar, I was able to get a maximum speed of 15Mbps via WiFi. Basically when you are subscribed to HSBB, you will be given: Left- BTU, Right- RG

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TM to launch HSBB on 24 March 2010

The date is finally set, the second round of a broadband monopoly with support from the Government of Malaysia. Telekom Malaysia will launch the High Speed Broadband (HSBB) retail service at Dataran Merdeka, Kuala Lumpur this 24 March 2010. TM will announce a new branding for its HSBB service as well as its packages and pricing. The initial four areas ...

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Bluetooth 4.0 is coming

The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) has confirmed that Bluetooth 4.0 will be in available in the fourth quarter. The new version consumes less power and can transfer data at up to 25Mbits per second. Read- Bluetooth 4.0 to Reach Devices in Fourth Quarter

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New TM Blockbuster Deal

TM has launched 4 new broadband packages for the year 2010 called Blockbuster Deal (open the image in new tab for larger view): With the new deal: No charge on TM Homeline rental Free calls between TM Fixed Line customers Lower call rates to mobile and other fixed line networks Free Wireless Modem with a 12-month warranty period Free DECT ...

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YEMMZ!- New social networking site from TM

Due to be launched in March 2010, Telekom Malaysia has been quietly working on a social networking site called YEMMZ!(Pronounced: Yeem-zy). The site is not completed yet and it is believed that is will focus more on something called “social trading” which allow users to trade products(buy/sell kind of stuff). A check on the YEMMZ domain revealed that it was ...

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TM to unveil new Streamyx & Homeline packages

TM will unveil its new Streamyx & Homeline packages for 2010 later today. I will post up more details on Monday. Live updates via Twitter- follow me

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TMpoint on Wheels (TMOW)

Telekom Malaysia will be launching a “mobile version” of its customer service centre(TMpoint) called TMpoint on Wheels (TMOW) tomorrow. Its basically a small mobile truck that can offer all the service that you enjoy at TMpoint. Too bad that I lost the picture of this vehicle but I will post up a better picture and updated details on this post ...

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Video: Latest HSBB Interview

[email protected] 2.0 Editor Karamjit Singh talks to Ahmad Azhar, the Programme Director for Telekom Malaysia’s HSBB.

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SIMFi, WiFi hotspot on your SIM card

Some mobile phones can do Wi-Fi tethering but most just can’t do it. Sim card maker Sagem Orga and Telefonica a Spanish mobile operator will be offering “SIMFi”, the first SIM card with integrated Wi-Fi targeted for mobile broadband services. The embedded WLAN modem built into the SIM card can be controlled by the SIM toolkit applets running in the ...

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Time dotCom’s FTTH not fast afterall

“Well, using one of the Apple Mac Books provided with a 50Mb/s connection for the demonstration, this writer downloaded several You Tube videos via the download site http://keepvid.com and each download stream averaged about 1 Mb/s, while an about a 500MB sized video file downloaded at around 500 Kb/s or about one-hundredth of the connection’s maximum speed, which is not ...

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