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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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DiGi Limited Edition Prepaid Internet

Just as I reported, DiGi has launched the Limited Edition Prepaid Internet starter pack. Similar to the Celcom Broadband Prepaid, no registration is required. More info here.

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A morning without DiGi Data Service

Today, it was a morning without DiGi mobile Internet(EDGE & 3G) for me. The time was about 8am and I wasn’t able to receive any email on my Blackberry, surf using mobile Internet or use Twitter as I normally do. On top of that I needed to use Google Maps but the maps wasn’t loading although my GPS worked. DiGi ...

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Time dotCom has launched FTTH up to 50Mbps (Updated)

Remember this post? Its confirmed that Time dotCom(Tdc) has launched Fibre-to-the-home at selected location in Mont Kiara. Details: 2Mbps-RM149/month 5Mbps-RM199/month 10Mbps-RM329/month There is also something called the “Boost” packages that will boost the speed to 50Mbps. It appears that the speed(50Mbps) does not work well with XP/Vista but works fine on Macs. Update:Here’s the detailed packages: TIME Fibre Broadband BOOST ...

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Announcement: Streamyx disruption

Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) wishes to announce that there has been a disruption of its Internet services due to circuit faults on the Asian American Gateway (AAG) submarine cable network at Lantau in China and at the domestic international link at Genting Sempah, Pahang, linking Malaysia to the United States (US) and Hong Kong. Due to this, customers using Internet ...

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Streamyx Cool UNI Pack

Finally it is now a reality. 1st or 2nd year tertiary(University & college) can now get a netbook and free broadband for 2 years at RM50 a month. To be eligible to subscribe for the Streamyx Cool UNI Pack, students must meet the following criteria: The students must be from households with a monthly income of RM3000 or less. Students ...

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DiGi Prepaid Internet Data Only Sim

As I mentioned before, DiGi is launching the Prepaid Broadband pack soon. Some details: the Prepaid Broadband pack will cost RM25 with 5days validity Download speed- 384Kbps Upload speed- 128Kbps I cannot confirm on the data limit but it should be either 1GB or 3GB. Charges are RM10(5days), RM30(15days), RM50(25 days), RM100(50days).

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Netbook package for university students, soon

The Malaysian Government and TM is working to made netbook and broadband service affordable to university students. For a start, TM will offer the netbook package, including free broadband service, to 100,000 university students with a monthly installment of RM50 for two years. Source

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TM HSBB commercial launch in late Q1 this year

Latest Progress: TM has completed 100 percent of the work in the four exchanges of Taman Tun Dr Ismail, Subang Jaya, Shah Alam and Bangsar, the target areas for its initial service roll-out and is now rolling out the HSBB network in Nusajaya and Putrajaya. As of 31 December 2009, TM has established 152, 000 premises passed Beta testers’ are ...

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Maxis Broadband on Twitter

For those of you using Maxis Broadband, you may contact them via Twitter if you face problem with your Internet service or when you are not satisfied with their offerings. Note that response time may take one day and you may be asked to file up a form here. The Maxis Broadband team will not put any effort in calling ...

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Govt to study rate of Broadband service

“The government will study the existing rate for broadband services so that its usage can be widened and would not pose a burden to users, said Information Communication and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Dr Rais Yatim.” “The ministry will find a way so that the charges for internet and broadband services in Malaysia are affordable and do not pose a ...

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Maxis will suspend your Broadband service for hitting the limit

Update 1: Get LESS with Maxis Broadband. If you visit the Maxis Broadband landing page here, you will see the notice regarding this matter. At least now we know that Maxis Broadband does the action first and then notice later. Good job Maxis, I am sure your customers are HAPPY! You can also read a related story carried by Mobile ...

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Maxis Broadband to offer Data volume add on

Starting 4 January 2010, Maxis will offer its broadband users an option to purchase additional data volume. Two packages: XtraMb500- 500MB for 30 days at RM18 XtraGig1- 1GB for 30days at RM28 (the 1st purchase before 31st January 2010 is free) The additional data volume can be purchased via the My Account portal at https://myaccount.maxis.net.my/wbb/. I am not sure if ...

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Broadband Penetration Rate now at 31.4 per cent

Malaysia is getting closer to reaching its 50 per cent target of broadband penetration rate by 2010 in the domestic sector, having reached 31.4 per cent, surpassing the 30 per cent target set for this year. Now, more people are using mobile phones which may come with broadband facility, he said. “We should base our conclusions and data now on ...

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