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Maxis in the News

TheStar wrote four articles about Maxis yesterday. Check out: The big picture (Talking about how Maxis is doing in the market) Maxis redialled: The celco pitches its appeal to the public – again (Business) Why so small, Maxis? (Business) Big question – how much a piece? (Business)

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Service Disruption on Celcom Network

If you were in one of the “Ini adalah Wilayah Celcom“, you might had trouble in making and receiving calls using Celcom. Muktamad! Celcom’s network went down last Thursday(24 September, 09) started about 9.30am leaving more than a million Celcom users in the dark for more than 10 hours. Please read official news here. Although Celcom claims the problem has ...

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Adv: Sudah Potong Your Broaband Service?

P1 is waiving registration and activation fees plus one month FREE P1 W1MAX from now till 1 November 2009 if you unsubscribe your current broadband and save up to RM499 with P1 WiMAX! Click this image for larger view Here’s what you get: Rebates on registration (RM100) and activation fee (RM60) FREE first month P1 W1MAX subscription 30-day return policy ...

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Foreign Investors choose to exit U Mobile

U Mobile is reshaping again, probably the fourth time. In April 2009, I made a blog post titled “Complications in U Mobile?” which reveals part of the issues that U Mobile is facing, even now, however the post was removed at the request of U Mobile with promise that they will respond to me. If you had been following my ...

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Maxis Confirms Listing: 2.25b IPO shares

Follow me on Twitter!- @scamboy Maxis Communications Bhd has confirmed into listing! It is said that this will be the biggest listing in Malaysia at over US$2 billion (RM7 billion) since Petronas listed in 1995. Maxis will offer 2.25 billion shares, representing 30 per cent of its existing share capital. Maxis was valued at some RM40 billion before it was ...

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Hotlink to offer Blackberry Plans as well

This is a follow up on my earlier post “Celcom- 1st to offer Prepaid Blackberry“Hotlink on last week has also announced that it would offer a prepaid Blackberry plan for the Blackberry Curve 8520, that will be launched within this month. I don’t have much details on the Hotlink Blackberry Prepaid plans, but similar to Celcom you can pre-order the ...

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Free Phone when you sign up for DiGi Postpaid

From 1 Sept. to 22 October 2009, anyone who sign up for DiGi Postpaid DG30, DG50, DG150, DG250 and DG Family Postpaid could walk home with a free mobile phone. You will be able to choose between Samsung E1070, Nokia 1202, LG KP105, while stock last. An advance payment of RM100 is needed and DiGi will rebate RM10 per month ...

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DiGi & Palm Pre?

There were talks about DiGi that it is trying to bring Palm Pre to Malaysia. I have no idea if they are currently any negotiation between Palm and DiGi right now but a source close to the company said that they(DiGi) had plans to bring Palm Pre to Malaysia. For the consumer market in Malaysia, Maxis has its iPhone while ...

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A new change in Hotlink Data Plans

Remember my older post “Expensive Hotlink Data Plans“? Some smart people in Maxis has made changes to the new Hotlink Data plans, effective late August 2009. As you can see from the screenshot above, Maxis has brought down 5 hotlink data plans to only 2. According to a source, Maxis has already started their marketing activities for the 5 new ...

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Celcom- 1st to offer Prepaid Blackberry

UPDATE 1- Here’s the link- http://www.xpax.com.my/blackberry/Celcom might be the 1st in Malaysia to offer a Blackbbery with a prepaid plan. The new low end BlackBerry Curve 8520 will come with Xpax however no details about pricing for the Blackberry service yet. The phone is expected to cost around RM1,200 probably cheaper if Celcom subsidised the phone, but official pricing and ...

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Happy’s response to Tune Talk

It has been months since Happy launch something new. This time in response to Tune Talk giving away free Air Asia ticket worth RM200 to their top ten users of the day, Happy is giving free 1,000 voice minutes to its top twenty voice users of the day. Sounds interesting? As a Happy user, you must at least make a ...

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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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RM5 for DiGi Prepaid Sim Replacement

That’s right folks! You can no longer get free sim replacement for your DiGi Prepaid. Too bad that DiGi started charging RM5 for it, effective 1 August 2009. I wonder why the sudden change since it has been free sim replacement for years?

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Talk on Tune Talk then Fly on AirAsia

Full Press Release: PETALING JAYA, 26 August 2009 – Talking away on their new ‘010’ numbers have proven worthwhile for Tune Talk subscribers when they received RM200 AirAsia E-Gift Vouchers that can be redeemed for AirAsia domestic and international flights. “The AirAsia E-Gift Voucher is given automatically if you are a among Tune Talk’s Top 10 users for the day. ...

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P1 CEO Michael Lai talks on CNA Asia Business Tonight segment

Michael Lai talks on Channel News Asia:

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