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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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Celcom to launch something next week

Celcom will launch something next week… Stay Tuned…

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New MVNO

Another MVNO is about to launch its service this year. Check out XOX.COm Sdn Bhd at http://www.xox.com.my/ This will be the fourth MVNO in Malaysia after Redtone, Merchantrade and Tune Talk. Any ideas which operator that it has signed agreement with? More updates on this very soon on Telco Talk Malaysia. Note: The website is under construction

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One TM 1 Number

TM has launched 1 Number, where you could use only 1 Number to stay in touch with any of your mobile or fixed line number, anywhere, anytime. With 1 number, users will be given a 1700-80-xxxx and will be connected to their TM Homeline/Businessline, or their Celcom number. (Click image for larger view) It works the other way round. You ...

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New Maxis Caller Ringtone "Renewal Fee"

For those who are not aware, Maxis has started charging RM2 every month per Caller Ringtone since Dec 17, 2007. In other words, if you have purchased a Caller Ringtone after Dec 17, then you will be paying RM2 a month for each Caller Ringtone stored for your Maxis number. For example, if you have 5 Caller Ringtones for your ...

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DiGi views the year 2008 as a successful year

Taken from an interview in Theedgedaily here. Morten LundalDiGi.com Bhd Chief Executive Officer Q: What is your take on the outlook for 2008?A: As we say every time we look forward, it’s going to be more challenging and even more competitive, that’s the mindset we need to have. We expect to continue to innovate and also to focus even more ...

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Mobile Number Portability coming soon

With mobile number portability in Malaysia just months away, Telcordia and Unified Communications have joined forces to bring their world-class number portability solution to the country. In March, the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission announced that the consortium of Talian Gerak Alih, Unified Communications and Telcordia was selected to build, operate and manage the mobile number portability clearinghouse in Malaysia. ...

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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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018 numbers for Telco Talk readers

Looking for a nice 018 number? Well ,I can’t promise anything, but could try help get you the number you want Of course, you can’t get 018-8888888 or any straight digit numbers like 018-2022222. You must buy the number together with their current “RM1,999” package. If you are looking for a “normal” number which you can’t find via the dealer, ...

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Tune Talk & Celcom signed MoU

Tune Talk Sdn Bhd and Celcom (Malaysia) Berhad signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to set up Malaysia’s next Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO). Representing Tune Talk at the signing ceremony was Tune Talk Group Founder & Director, Dato’ Tony Fernandes, whilst Chief Executive Officer, Dato’ Sri Shazalli Ramly signed on behalf of Celcom. The signing was witnessed by Y.B. ...

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Media Prima lauched Mobile TV, but no Live TV

Mobile TV with no live TV……..That is what Media Prima has launched today. As said earlier, the service is available to Maxis 3G subscribers only, users must make a video call by dialing *32012 and follow the on screen instruction to view the selected video. Users will be charged RM0.30 per minute. According to Paul Moss, GM of Media Prima ...

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Happy launched to make all of us HAPPY(updated-video)

DiGi has launched Happy, a new prepaid service targeted to people who makes a lot of calls and sms. With just 1sen/second and up to 99sen per call to any number in Malaysia, I believe Happy offers the cheapest call rate in Malaysia. That even beats TM’s fixed line offerings. SMS cost only 10sen to local numbers. Users could reload ...

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Media Prima to launch Mobile TV with Maxis

That’s the latest rumor, I have heard. Media Prima is currently working with Maxis to launch Mobile TV services to Maxis subscribers. Currently only Celcom offers certain channels of Media Prima via its 3G streaming services while Maxis offers channels from ASTRO under its Maxis TV services. With this new deal, TV3, ntv7, 8TV and TV9 will offered to Maxis ...

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NTT DoCoMo Inc and KTF to buy 33% of U Mobile

South Korea’s KT Freetel (KTF) and Japan’s NTT DoCoMo Inc will jointly invest USD200 million to acquire a 33% stake in U Mobile, Malaysia’s newest 3G mobile operator. The deal, subjected to Government approval, will result KTF and NTT to involve in the management of U Mobile. P.s: scamboy is currently testing the Nokia N77 with U Mobile’s DVB-H, thanks ...

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