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MSN & Yahoo Messenger on your mobile phone

Ok, this is so common right now, but hey, what if a telco is offering unlimited MSN/Yahoo Messenger service on your phone? Not only that, you can go offline, but your friends see you as online on MSN/Yahoo Messenger. You get notified via SMS when someone sends you an instant message, when you are offline. Introducing NeuStar Instant Messaging services. ...

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Unos Pro Interview by Mobile World TV

Here’s an interview with Michael Ta, CEO of UNOS about the Unos Pro mobile software.

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NasionCom directors fined

If you are following the news here and here, recently six NasionCom directors has been fined. NasionCom offers discounted calls and broadband services. It was set to launch 3.5 Ghz WiMAX service which was all ready to take off until it had problems with its directors. Last checked, http://www.nasioncom.com.my was down. I wonder what will happen to NasionCom now?

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HAPPY gets "happy" by making money from "HAPPY" users

HAPPY, the no-frill prepaid service, launched by DiGi, but not by DiGi(according to the Happy team) is a move by DiGi, I mean HAPPY to dominate the Voice and SMS market in Malaysia. With 60 days validity on any reload, 1sen/sec and up to 99sen for a 45 minute call and 10sen per SMS. WHAT IS THE CATCH? Ok, lets ...

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Mobile IM by DiGi & Maxis

DiGi and Maxis has collaborated to launch Mobile IM, a Mobile Instant Messaging service(IM). Customers from both telcos could chat with each other on their phone using Mobile IM that is based on Java 2.0 . However, not all Java 2.0 supported phones could be used with Mobile IM. See here. DiGi and Maxis customers could also download a Mobile ...

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Mobile Content Challenge 2007

The Mobile Content Challenge 2007 was co-organized by Maxis, KTAK and MCMC to encourage young Malaysians to develop mobile content and promote the growth of the local mobile content industry. The challenge started on May this year with 96 teams from 35 institution nationwide submitted their mobile application to win cash prizes totaling RM100,000. Yesterday, five teams were short listed ...

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Will Malaysians be free from SMS spamming?

Since last year, there are hundreds of complaints out there from users who received SMSes or charged for SMS that they never requested, probably there are some thousand of users out there that choose to ignore these SMSes and was not aware that they were charged for it. How long will these carry on? Is MCMC just watching or benefiting ...

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FunVoiceMail Launched

Stellarnet has launched the world first “intelligent’ mobile phone manager called FunVoiceMail. FunVoiceMail is an Intelligent Mobile Phone Manager that allows users to have full control of all incoming calls when they are not available to answer their mobile phones. It provides a wide range of greetings for users to greet their callers and a complete management of voice mails ...

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KTAK: Block spamming NOW!!!!

Energy, Water and Communication Minister has ruled that all Celcos in the country must implement anti-spamming and anti-spoofing solution by the end of this month. Earlier MCMC has ruled that all prepaid user should have access to their bills by this month. DiGi has done it, but the remaining two telcos seems to be quite. Read the article reported by ...

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Malaysian lose RM35million to sms scams

Here are some points: 163 cases were reported since January syndicate members raked in about RM5mil a month just by sending out SMSes to the Malaysian public VICTIM receives a call that he or she has won a lucky draw by an electrical company based in Hong Kong and that he/she needs to pay a 5% tax to retrieve the ...

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Fomca calls for drastic action against SMS spoofing on POSTPAID CUSTOMER

Did you read the title of this article? Read carefully.. The Federation of Malaysian Consumers Associations (Fomca) wants the Government to take stronger steps in dealing with SMS-spoofing, reported by Steven Patrick,The Star. SMS Spoofing means generating fake requests for Short Message Services. In simple worlds, a mobile phone user is charged for a service he/she did not request such ...

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SMS Scam

Please beware of this particular SMS: “TAHNIAH. Simcard Anda Meme-nangi hadiah Cek Tunai RM.20.000 dari peraduan CELCOM Sila hubungi Call Centre : 00628194177799 Terimakasih“ Thanks to Reader, Shafie for the pointer.

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WiMAX roll-out is a joke

The Energy, Water and Communications Minister Datuk Seri Dr Lim Keng Yaik has announced that the WiMAX roll-out has been delayed till next year. The earlier plan was to have at least 25% coverage at the given area with at least a minimum 1Mbps speed at affordable rate. The reason of the delay was due to the fact that the ...

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Green Packet sets to roll out Wireless Broadband

Green Packet Bhd, which migrated to the Main Board of Bursa Malaysia yesterday, is set to roll out its wireless broadband services within the Klang Valley soon, with capital, technology and human resources in place. In a statement yesterday, Green Packet group managing director and chief executive officer Puan Chan Cheong said: “The wireless broadband services will add to the ...

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3G license in wrong hands?

Now it has been more than 2 years since 3G service has been launched. Maxis had some 380,000 3G customer as at April this year while Celcom has 270,000 3G customers. There are close to 23 million mobile users in the country. Did 3G failed to take off? MiTV and Time was awarded 3G license on March 2006 last year. ...

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