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Nasion Com’s founder claims trial to 3 charges

Datuk Chee Kok Wing, 44, who is also the founder of NasionCom Holdings Bhd and former NasionCom Holdings group managing director has been charged in the Sessions Court two days ago for submitting misleading and false information to the Securities Commission (SC). Around 3 months ago, the Securities Commission has reprimanded NasionCom Holdings Bhd and gave it a month to ...

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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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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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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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To :33030 "Mr.Taxi,pls pick me up in Cyberjaya n send me 2 Putrajaya"

Its right. If you live or if you need a cab in Putrajaya or Cyberjaya, just SMS!! The SMS service is monitored by Commercial Vehicle Licensing Board (CVLB) and operates in Cyberjaya and Putrajaya. There are also plans to implement it in the Klang Valley. To use the service, a user first sends his/her address either in Putrajaya or Cyberjaya(Note: ...

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Concern raised over plan to cancel broadband licences

NasionCom Sdn Bhd is concerned over a Government announcement that it may revoke licences given out to broadband service providers to operate on the 3.5-Gigahertz (GHz) frequency. Peter Tham, its group managing director, said that if the licence were to be withdrawn it would affect the hundreds of customers who rely on NasionCom’s wireless broadband service. “How will we address ...

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An Interview with REDtone by Bizweek

REDtone’s managing director Wei Chuan Beng sheds some light on what to expect from the group with TheStar’s Bizweek. BIZWEEK: How different are things for REDtone now as opposed to a year ago? Wei: It’s been pretty good for us of late. What we have been planning over the past year is beginning to bear fruit. We laid the groundwork ...

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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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Take serious action on identity theft

SMS content providers are abusing this wonderful mode of communication. SMS spams are deluging mobile phone subscribers. There are too many offers of ringtones, music and other services which are often not required and which consumers have to tolerate. To stop receiving these unwanted SMSes one has to call and inform the service provider, whereby the subscriber would be charged. ...

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Content developers face hurdles

Malaysia has the potential to prosper in the global digital content market, said Venture capitalist Malaysia Debt Ventures (MDV) Bhd. It said the market is estimated to grow to US$644bil (RM2.25 trillion) within the next three years, which makes getting a slice of it a worthwhile goal. The country has 125 digital-content companies, including animation studios, design houses and games ...

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Police bust Akademi Fantasia SMS scam syndicate

Police have busted a syndicate involved in an Akademi Fantasia SMS scam in Sabah. The three key members of the syndicate were arrested in a series of operations by state police here that led to the detention of at least 11 other suspects in connection with the scam that used random SMS to dupe people into parting with their money. ...

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Free SMS

A friend of mine called me 4 days ago, he is currently working for a company in Australia. The company he works for provides free SMS service around the world to countries like US, Singapore, Australia, Germany, India, Indonesia, Malaysia and the list goes on(very long list)…..WAIT!!! Did I say Malaysia? Yup Its true!!!Its free….so what’s the catch? This service ...

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Nasion Com Given Extension

NasionCom Holdings Bhd has until 15 of April to to re-issue its 2005 accounts. The Securities Commission (SC) has publicly reprimanded Nasioncom Holdings Berhad (NHB) and directed the company to rectify and re-issue its financial statements for the financial year ended 31 December 2005 last month. The SC had considered it a serious breach of law and said further investigations ...

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