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VADS gets TM’s RM47.3m job

Telekom Malaysia Berhad has awarded VADS Bhd a contract worth RM47.3m to provide maintenance services for IBM hardware and software. VADS, a 66.86% subsidiary of TM, provides managed network services, managed contact centre services, managed e-services, managed application services and systems integration services.

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Bluetooth 2.1 announced

YaHOO!!!, now bluetooth is better!!!! The Bluetooth Version 2.1 + EDR (Enhanced Data Rate) will soon be ready. WHY ITS BETTER? Improved Pairing – Makes the initial connection of Bluetooth devices easier for all users by reducing the number of steps in the pairing process. This enhancement will appeal to Bluetooth technology’s broad range of users, from the technically savvy ...

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One Man on Perak’s Free wifi, 24 hours a day!!

Free wireless Internet access at the Ipoh Padang has been launched, but one user is already hogging the service 24 hours a day for the past two months. Although the act is not an offence, the state government and the service provider are taking steps to identify the user. Perak Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamad Tajol Rosli Ghazali said the ...

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“Telekom Malaysia Tak Boleh Pakai”

To know whether Telekom Malaysia boleh pakai or Tak Boleh Pakai, continue reading here.

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Competition healthy for broadband industry

TWO spectra were issued in less than a year. DiGi.Com Bhd was not a recipient although it has helped revolutionise the cellular industry in Malaysia. Rates for voice calls have dropped drastically over the years and now we pay a pittance for SMS. There are plenty of choices in terms of packages for the consumer, and that would not have ...

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TM on WiMAX(updated)

TM is planning to launch their WiMAX services on the 2.5GHz spectrum if they are given a green light by the Multimedia Communication and Multimedia Commission(MCMC). TM says they are ready to spend the same amount (RM250million-RM300million) as the current 2.3GHz spectrum owners which is expected by MCMC. Quoted from The Edge Daily: “Since we were not able to get ...

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TM Net has 915,000 happy customers

TM Net Sdn Bhd is planning a one million customers this years as they currently has some 915,000 customers as at end of February. TM Net also announced its partnership with QSR Brands Bhd on the installation of tmnet hotspot services at 128 Pizza Hut restaurants in the country. TM Malaysia business integrated marketing general manager Zainab Hashim is quoted ...

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TM plans RM18.1b revenue this year

Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) is targeting to achieve a revenue of RM18.1 billion this year. TM said revenue growth was expected to be largely driven by its international operations in Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and its domestic mobile operations. Quoted from The Edge Daily: “The plan for TM in the next three years is to become a strong regional player ...

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Why Malaysians need WiMAX

Wow, everyone is taking about WiMAX…The blogs, the prints, the magazine(coming issue)….Everywhere…..so what the fuss is it all about? WHAT IS WiMAX? WiMAX stands for Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access. WiMAX can deliver last mile wireless broadband services in our country. In other words, it can replace streamyx and even the fixed line service itself!!! WiMAX can deliver high speed ...

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REDtone: WiMAX a "meaningful role"

REDtone International Bhd via its subsidiary, Redtone-CNX Broadband Sdn Bhd which is one of the four winners of the 2.3Ghz spectrum expects this license to drive and enhance it broadband plans. REDtone is designated to deploy its WiMAX service in Sabah and Sarawak. All WiMAX winners must cover 25 percent of the population by end of the year and at ...

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Asiaspace: WiMAX license a dream come true

Asiaspace as one of the winner for the WiMAX spectrum says that they will invest 300-400 million to roll out the service. In a statement quoted from Bernama: “Asiaspace has no problems working with any party or parties to realise our dreams,” it said. It said with the spectrum, it would be able to play a much bigger role than ...

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TM exploring Indochina opportunities

Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) is exploring opportunities to acquire wireless operators in Vietnam and Laos as part of its expansion plans, said its chief executive officer Datuk Abdul Wahid Omar. “We have always said we are looking at this region and Indochina (for expansion). It is not going to be easy as it is very competitive as others (telcos) are ...

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TM Partners Verizon To Develop Local IP Capabilities

Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) will team up with Verizon Business to explore the development of Malaysian-based Internet Protocol (IP) hub. The Benefits? establishment of such a hub will enable companies within the country to benefit from locally-based IP services Malaysian and foreign-owned companies located in Malaysia would have the opportunity to use cutting-edge IP network technology and prepare for future ...

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WiMAX winner will be announce tomorrow

The Energy, Water and Communication Minister Datuk Seri Lim Keng Yaik said that the announcement of WiMAX winners will be made tomorrow by the Malaysian Communication and Multimedia Commission(MCMC). For more info, click here.

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Ericsson EDGE Evolution (or 2.9G?)

Ericsson is set to achieve data speeds of up to 1Mbps in current GSM networks, enabling mobile broadband services for the world’s 2 billion existing GSM subscribers. Following the recent 3GPP industry standardization of EDGE Evolution, Ericsson has restated its commitment to launch EDGE Evolution, as software upgrade of existing infrastructure, by 2009. EDGE Evolution will boost data speeds by ...

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