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[Business] AIMS is now part of the TIME Group

The enlarged TIME Group now includes the AIMS Group, one of South East Asia’s carrier neutral data centres; Global Transit Communications Sdn Bhd (GTC), a regional Internet and bandwidth provider to other telecommunication companies; and Global Transit Ltd (GTL), which holds a 10% interest in the Unity Cable System. Speaking at the press conference after TIME’s 15th Annual General Meeting ...

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[Business] TIME dotCom Records 29% YoY Growth in PBT

TIME dotCom Berhad’s (TIME) profit before tax (PBT) grew to RM29.6 million in Q1 2012 (Q1,12) from RM22.9 million against the same quarter in 2011 (Q1,11). The 29% PBT growth was driven on the back of a 16% revenue growth for the quarter, reaching RM81.3 million in Q1 12 from RM70.1 million in Q1 11.The revenue growth was driven by ...

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Time dotCom & Astro signs IPTV deal

TIME dotCom has partnered with Astro to provide IPTV service across the Klang Valley and Penang. The service will be available to 11,400 homes today and an estimated 167,000 homes in over 1,500 buildings by end-December 2011. Press release will be updated below once I receive it.

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DiGi to use TIME’s fibre as backhaul

DiGi has signed up with TIME dotCom to power up part of its mobile backhaul in peninsular Malaysia using TIME’s fibre network. The collaboration is the first peninsular-wide deployment of a full optical switched fibre network to support mobile backhaul traffic. Under the ten year agreement, worth RM139 million, TIME will fiberise, maintain and support parts of DiGi’s backhaul links ...

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[Audio] Interview with Time dotCom CEO Afzal Abdul Rahim

Time dotCom CEO Afzal Abdul Rahim talks about the company’s sixth straight quarter of profits against the backdrop of his 2-year-old turnaround plan, its growing global bandwidth business and the interplay between being a yield versus a growth stock and dividends. He also discusses its recent 339 million ringgit acquisitions of Global Transit and AIMS in the context of valuations, ...

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Time dotCom to acquire AIMS Group plus 2 other firms

Time dotCom (TdC) has proposed to buy three companies for RM339 million. Those 3 companies are AIMS Group for RM128 million, Global Transit Communications Sdn Bhd (GTC) for RM106 million and Global Transit Ltd (GTL) for RM105 million. The acquisition will be financed by RM90.9 million in cash and RM248.1 million in shares, and is expected to be completed within ...

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Time dotCom to wire up KLCC

After wiring up several blocks of buildings in Kuala Lumpur’s Mont Kiara, Time dotCom Bhd (TDC) now wants to connect 300 buildings in the KL City Centre area before the year is out. “We are looking to add 1,000 buildings by the end of next year,” said TDC chief executive officer Afzal Abdul Rahim. With an additional 300 buildings to ...

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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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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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Time dotCom sells more shares of DiGi

At the point of writing, Time dotCom (Tdc) only has about 3.5% equity interest in DiGi or about 27.5 million shares. It earlier had 7.1% shares in DiGi before it sold 3.6% of those shares(via Hakikat Pasti Sdn Bhd) through a private placement for $171.7 million or 604.95 million ringgit last week. Since TdC held those shares in 2007, it ...

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VoIP services in Malaysia

Here’s my reply to a reader asking about VoIP services in Malaysia. There are lots of VoIP services out there, but here’s 3 VoIP services that I think is interesting. Time- Broadband Voice (Fixed Line Type) Time dotCom recently launched their VoIP service that both SME and consumers can afford. The cheapest package cost RM58 and local calls are charged ...

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What to expect from the year 2008

Here are the list of what to expect in 2008: Nine Mobile operators The number of Mobile operators in Malaysia will probably reach nine. Here is the list: Celcom Maxis DiGi Merchantrade-(MVNO on Celcom network) REDtone-(MVNO on Celcom network) Tune Talk-(MVNO on Celcom network) U Mobile Time/DiGi XOX.Com-MVNO Mobile Number Portability The Mobile Number Portability(MNP) is expected to launch by ...

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DiGi and TIME signs definitive agreement

DiGi and TIME has signed a definitive agreement that would allow it to make formal applications to transfer the 3G license owned by TIME to DiGi. Read more here. During the press conference, Morten Lundal, CEO of DiGi is so convenient that the Government would approve the transfer of the 3G license. I wish DiGi all the best in making ...

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DiGi has access to 3G but it can’t use it, for now

Gone are the days where DiGi did not had a 3G license when its competitors where doing nothing much with it. Now, DiGi has a 3G license, yet it can’t use it until it receive an approval from MCMC and KTAK. According to the authorities, Time dotCom will have to write in seeking permission to transfer the use of its ...

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DiGi wants Time dotCom’s 3G license

DiGi’s shares has been suspended since yesterday. Now all the rumors are true about DiGi and Time. DiGi is now focusing on Time’s 3G license. There will be some announcement from DiGi tomorrow. STAY TUNE TO TELCO TALK MALAYSIA!!! Read: DiGi offers 27.5m new shares to Time dotCom for 3G licence DiGi finally strikes deal with TdC DiGi-TDC merger set ...

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