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Spectrum allocation, more often than not, draws heated debate

FEW areas of licensing in Malaysia, if any, have been more controversial in recent years than spectrum allocation. After all, the spectrum is a national asset whose use touches so many aspects of everyday life. As such, allocating frequency bands involves the interests of many parties and the stakes are high. Access to the spectrum gives businesses a decent shot ...

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REDtone back in the spotlight

THESE days, REDtone International Bhd’s office in the IOI Business Centre in Puchong is bustling with activity. The pace has visibly picked up and there is a palpable feel-good element in the air. But that’s putting it mildly. After two far-from-stellar years, REDTone regained its spot in the limelight recently, when it was revealed that it is one of the ...

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PC Fair 2007,Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre

PC Fair is really big this year…. Check out the pictures taken on the first day. By the way, PC Fair ends tomorrow. Click on the link for more pictures….ALL PICTURES HAS COPYRIGHT, IT MAY NOT BE COPIED FOR ANY USE… CLICK HERE FOR MORE PICTURES!!!! UPDATES:The Association of the Computer and Multimedia Industry of Malaysia (Pikom) expects significantly higher ...

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Definition of Mobility

Yesterday, I was having dinner with an old friend of mine. She asked “What is Mobility?” and I decided to reply her here. Check out the Zass Hair Cut Video. Click here to read the story about the video above. By the way, Mobility means-The quality or state of being mobile Mobility in Wikipedia, click here

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Four New WiMAX operators told to co-operate

The four new WiMAX operators, Redtone-CNX Broadband Sdn Bhd, Packet One Networks (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, Asiaspace and BizSurf (M) Sdn Bhd will be asked to share their infrastructure says Energy, Water and Communications Minister Datuk Seri Dr Lim Keng Yaik. Quoted from Business Times:“I have already sounded out to the WiMAX operators and all said it is a good idea” ...

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Celcom-MiTV 3G Domestic Roaming

Its true!!! Celcom (M) Bhd and MiTV Corp. Sdn Bhd has signed a MoU that will allow a nationwide domestic roaming. The yet to be branded MiTV 018 as reported by various sources(What happened to Mi3G?) is the first of its kind of domestic roaming that allows customers to enjoy domestic roaming on 3G network at no additional cost. “The ...

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Digital gap between rural and urban

Five years have passed and only 40,000 individual phone lines and 2,500 payphones have been installed in under-served areas in Malaysia funded by the Universal Service Provision (USP) Fund. The latest fund size is not known but as at end-September 2006, it was a whopping RM2bil. So much money and yet so few lines. Many people in the under-served areas ...

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Not Satisfied with your Internet Service?

Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) is running a Public Inquiry on the Review of Mandatory Standards for the Quality of Service of Broadband Access Service . The purpose of this Public Inquiry is to obtain inputs from the industry and the public on the proposed revision of mandatory standards on quality of service of broadband in Malaysia. Your feedback ...

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TM exit from Malawi

Telekom Malaysia(TM) has sold all its 60% stake in Telekom Networks Malawi Ltd to MTL Mobile Ltd for US$16 million (RM55.2 million) cash. Established in 1995, Telekom Networks Malawi (TNM) has 300,000 mobile subscribers.

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TM targets 1.1million broadband users

Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) is targeting to achieve 1.1 million broadband users this year. Currently TMNet has 3 million internet users where 915,000 are happy broadband users.

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Broadband TV is coming!!!

MOL AccessPortal Bhd plans to roll out its new broadband television services, which would have access to 50 channels, in June. There will be 10 local channels where the other channels are Hollywood blockbusters, Korean serials, documentaries, fashion programmes, classic movies, edutainment, lifestyle programmes and sitcoms. “We are in the midst of finalising with our network provider and looking forward ...

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Survey confirms HSDPA to a bright future

The latest “HSDPA Devices” survey undertaken by GSA – the Global mobile Suppliers Association, underlines the huge rise in the number of HSDPA devices now available. The survey, published on April 3rd, 2007 and following announcements at the CeBit and CTIA trade shows, confirms that 254 HSDPA-capable devices have been launched, which is double the number reported in a similar ...

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LG Prada powered by AMD?

Yup its true. The Prada is powered by the AMD Imageon™ 2282 media processor. The Prada is expected to be in Malaysia soon. The price(in Malaysia) is yet to be announced.

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Telco towers for Asiaspace WiMax

Asiaspace Sdn Bhd, one of the four WiMax licence winners, will use all the 82 telecommunications towers that it has installed in the country to offer wireless broadband access in Peninsular Malaysia by year-end. Chairman Datuk Abdul Ghani Abdullah(pict.) told StarBiz: “We intend to roll out the services both in the rural areas and urban centres, and having the towers ...

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3G Application & Wimax Summit

Date: April 13 – 14, 2007Venue: Shanghai, China Description: Application is the soul for 3G industry getting mature. 3G application finds expression mainly in searching, information, gaming, multi-media, cell payment and position service and so on. With the innovation of telecom technology, lots of advance technology in mobile communication turn up. As the low-cost broadband wirless technology , WiMAX gradually ...

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