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Time in final stage of tying up with a foreign company

Referring to my previous article “What is happening to Time dotCom?“, they are currently in final stages of tying up with a foreign company to offer its broadband services abroad. The article from Theedgedaily quoted Time dotCom managing director Datuk Baharum Salleh as saying: “Rather than set up presence and then promote and sell later, we are doing this all ...

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What is happening to Time dotCom?

Time dotCom has been in the RED for the past few years. In the year 2002, there were rumors that Maxis is planning to take over Time dotCom. Around March last year, Time dotCom was in “merger talk” with Jaring(Time had just won a 3G license). On December last year, TM was said to be the one to acquire Time. ...

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Fixed Line needs an upgrade or the Telecommunication company itself?

Fortunately, it was a trial run. A video conference between the health minister and the Terengganu state health director descended into a farce as the two were unable to communicate. At one point, minister Datuk Seri Dr Chua Soi Lek told Dr Nordianah Hassan to “stand still and speak into the microphone … I can’t hear what you’re saying“. Dr ...

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12,000 Telekom Employees To Get 5.5 Pct Pay Rise

Its true. If you are working with TM as a non- executive employee, you will receive a 5.5 percent salary increase following the signing of a collective agreement (CA) between the National Union of Telecommunication Employees (NUTE). Bernama’s report

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DiGi on possible tie-up with a Broadband provider

It is speculated that DiGi might partner or take over its rival to expand its broadband services. “We are not against acquisitions but are not on the hunt either” chief executive officer Morten Lundal said after the company’s AGM on May 8, 2007 at Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur.Time dotCom Bhd and Green Packet Bhd was said to be the “possible” ...

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Telekom Malaysia Posts Higher Q1 Profit

Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) recorded a higher pre-tax profit of RM846.7 million for the first quarter (Q1) ended March 31, 2007 compared with RM842.09 million in the same quarter last year. Revenue for the quarter rose to RM4.181 billion from RM3.787 billion due to higher revenue contribution from mobile, data and internet and multimedia segments, the company said in a ...

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Will Maxis go Private?

Billionaire T. Ananda Krishnan plans to buy full control of Maxis Communications Bhd, Malaysia’s biggest mobile-phone operator, which is valued at $9.6 billion. Krishnan’s Usaha Tegas Sdn and affiliates plan to make an offer to buy all shares they don’t already own by May 3, Maxis said today in a statement to the stock exchange in Kuala Lumpur. The statement ...

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TM Brodband now targeting schools

Following the successful “broadband implementation” by TM’ Streamyx, now it is targeting school childrens to use its so called“broadband”service. 50 schools has been targeted by TM under the new “TM eSchool”project which involves free installation of broadband facilities and other applications. FULL NEWS here. AS at March 21 2007, TM has 3 million internet users including some happy 915,000 broadband customers.

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Poll Results:Green Packet, the preferred WiMAX provider among Telco Talk readers

Green Packet tops all the other WiMAX operator as the chosen WiMAX provider to offer an alternative to the Malaysian for a better broadband service. Don’t forget to vote for the new poll on the right sidebar..

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Green Packet all set for broadband wireless service

IF preparedness is a reliable predictor of success, then Green Packet Bhd looks set to be a leading broadband player in Malaysia. Among the four WiMAX licensees, the Mesdaq company has arguably the most solid base for the rollout of wireless broadband services. The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission last month named the successful applicants for the 2.3GHz broadband wireless ...

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Malaysia part of the new fiber optic cable between Southeast Asia and U.S

Seventeen major tlecommunications companies signed a pact Friday to build a US$500 million (euro360 million) undersea fiber optic cable between Southeast Asia and the United States they claim will be relatively safe from earthquakes and tsunamis. The link will offer “a timely increase in both the capacity and diversity of Internet links between Asia and the U.S., bearing in mind ...

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Disposal of Time dotCom the preferred option, says UEM

THE disposal of Time dotCom Bhd is the preferred solution to solve UEM Group’s woes in Time Engineering Bhd, says a top official. “To us, the preferred solution is for Time Engineering to divest its investment in Time dotCom. This is the preferred option, but how to do it is another issue,” UEM Group managing director and chief executive officer ...

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Maxis IP VPN for enterprise business

Maxis IP VPN (Internet Protocol, Virtual Private Network) provides a fully managed end-to-end quality private networking service across multiple sites. Integrating data, voice, video and other enterprise applications on a single, intelligent, and secure Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) IP-based network. Click here to see the benefits.

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REDtone now the WIDEST and of of the LARGEST WiMAX operator

REDtone has formed a partnership with eB Technologies that enables REDtone to use the 2.5Ghz and 3.5Ghz in Peninsular Malaysia. On March 17 last month, REDtone was awarded a 2.5Ghz spectrum to operate WiMAX in Sabah and Sarawak. With this partnership, it makes REDtone the ONLY WiMAX operator with access to all 3 WiMAX spectrum that enables it to cover ...

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Intel favors WiMax over 3G for Centrino

At a media briefing prior to the opening of this week’s Intel Developer Forum in Beijing, Mooly Eden, general manager of Intel’s Mobile Platforms Group, decreed that the chipmaker is leaving third-generation (3G) wireless technology in the hand of vendors and will devote its future energies to developing and promoting the emerging WiMax technology. “You’re not going to get a ...

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