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iPhone helps develop Malaysian talent

What’s really interesting to see is that since the iPhone made its debut, there have been more applications being developed by home-grown talent. You could not have picked up a newspaper, or walked past a news-stand, yesterday and not notice the massive marketing blitz for the new iPhone 3GS. One daily had its entire front page done up to resemble ...

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Roll out your WiMAX network or let other ISP do it!

Please read “WiMAX licence holders warned to use or lose it” before reading my opinion below. How many times will the Government give warning to the WiMAX players in this country? Packet One has been executing well for what it has promised so far(P1 WiMAX coverage stands at 25.4%) while one player called YTL e-Solutions gave Malaysians a wonderful dream ...

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Prime Minister Najib Razak is asking Maxis to re-list on Bursa

Update 1: Malaysia’s Maxis may relist by year endMalaysia’s Maxis may relist by year end What form Maxis relisting? The PM himself has asked Maxis to re-list on Bursa Malaysia, the Malaysian stock exchange. I wonder how would Maxis response to it. If it takes place, it will benefit the telecom industry and the public as they would have access ...

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Maxis Broadband PC Fair Promotion

From 20 July- 31 August 2009, you can now subscribe to Maxis Broadband for as low as RM58 if you are a Maxis postpaid subscriber & pay via Direct Debit. Thanks to a reader for the update. However I am unable to confirm this promotion as no info are available on the Maxis website at the time of writing this ...

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New DiGi Prepaid Plan with Cheaper Call Rate & Daily Unlimited Data

Have you heard of the new DiGi Prepaid plan? If not read this Mobile World article. Basically, the new plan allow calls for as low as 12sen/min to all domestic numbers and 1sen/sms if you use RM1 worth of SMS, all these within the day. Is DiGi trying to encourage its prepaid users to send more SMS? Why not RM1 ...

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Maxis iPhone 3GS Plans are out!

If you were following Mobile World on Twitter, they were one the earliest to spread the new iPhone 3GS plans. Read official story here How many of you like the new “complicated” plans & how many of you will be getting an iPhone 3GS from Maxis? Please do comment.

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Tune Talk might not be launching in July

Tune Talk may not launch this month as I have reported previously. It is believed that a “technical glitch” within the network caused the delay. Hopefully they will be able to resolve the issue and get back on schedule. Older post- Tune Talk is Launching Next Month

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Celcom wants to "learn and improve"

With the challenging market outlook, Celcom (Malaysia) Berhad (Celcom) stays positive by treating it as a chance to learn and improve itself. “I would say this challenge has affected us positively as a company, where we can turn around a challenge into an opportunity to learn how to quickly adapt to changing market conditions with greater flexibility and speed,” said ...

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Additional New Package for WiGGY (UPDATED)

UPDATE 1: New package rumoured to be called WiGGY Lite, priced at RM69 per month with download speed up to 800Kbps. Fair Usage Threshold for this package is 5GB. UPDATE 2: Sorry, the package is called WiGGY 69. Here’s a picture: Update 3: P1 Main Page-http://www.p1.com.my/ is updated with the new WiGGY 69, the new WiGGY plan is officially available ...

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Free Modem for Student with DiGi Campus Plan

Students can now sign up for DiGi Broadband Discover Campus Plan at RM58 per month and pay absolutely nothing for the USB modem. Likely average download speed on this plan is 700Kbps while the upload speed is around 200Kbps and these is also a 3GB monthly limit. The Discover Campus Plan is available to students age between 18- 25 years ...

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Maxis confirms iPhone 3GS

Maxis confirms that it is bring the iPhone 3GS to Malaysia. Official news- http://www.mobileworld.com.my Maxis iPhone 3GS- http://www.maxis.com.my/iphone3gs/index.asp

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More on Celcom Broadband

Update 1: At Pavillion just now and Celcom 3G was terribly slow with too many packet loss. Had to reload a page a could number of times. My experience on Celcom Broadband has been pretty bad over the past one week. I am wordless so I leave it to Malaysians to express it. F*ck Celcom Broadband! Internet Kelas 3 di ...

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DiGi to offer ZTE USB Modems

DiGi will soon offer ZTE USB modems for use on its HSPA network, thanks to the deal between ZTE and Telenor. Telecoms equipment supplier ZTE Corporation (HK:073) announced Thursday that it has signed an agreement with Norway’s Telenor Group for the supply of UMTS/HSPA and EDGE USB modems. The company said that the one-year agreement is expected to involve delivery ...

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More News on Tune Talk

Let’s see whether it will be weeks or few months in rolling out its services. Tune Talk to roll out mobile services ‘in a few months’ TUNE Talk Sdn Bhd, Tune Group’s mobile telecommunications unit, will roll out its mobile services “in a few months“, after stamping its presence almost two years ago. The company had initially planned to commercially ...

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DiGi Network Goes Offline

At the time of writing, DiGi, the third largest operator in this country had network problems and a large number of areas had no coverage or service failure started around 12am, 4th July 2009. The affected areas are Gombak, Setapak, Segambut, Kepong, Sentul, Selayang, Sungai Buloh, and Subang Areas. What happens when a network goes down? Most operators say that ...

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