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TMNet’s GREAT Super Duper Deal

TMNet will be introducing a new Streamyx Super Duper Deal to increase broadband usage in the country. The package which is priced at RM77 /1MBps for 24 months. To subscribe, visit any Clickers Authorised Service Outlet (CASO), TMpoint or TM Authorised Resellers. Register online at www.bluehyppo.com or www.tm.net.my (both websites are not updated at this point of writing, click here ...

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TMNet: Cekap, Cepat dan Pantas

This email was taken from the FOSS'(Free and Open source software Malaysia) mailing list. Written by Kevin Francis We all know that TM is basically screwing us over. This is a fact. Some people have defended TM saying they lack the connections to western countries. Look at this list of peers: http://www.robtex.com/asmacro/as-4788.html Streamyx peers with the London Internet Exchange, Level ...

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The future of Malaysian Telecoms?

Study Finds Radio Spectrum Auctions Prone to Anti-Competitive Behavior A new study filed with the USA’s telecoms regulator, the FCC reports that the regulator’s use of auctions for assigning spectrum licenses could be subject to anti-competitive behavior by incumbent carriers. The announcement about the new study came from M2Z, a company which is seeking to build its own wireless network. ...

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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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