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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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Interview with Datuk Jamaludin Ibrahim

Here is an interview between Starbiz and Datuk Jamaludin Ibrahim. StarBiz: Why quit when Maxis is headed for some very exciting times ahead? Jamaludin: Business-wise, Maxis has achieved a lot and made inroads into Indonesia and India and is positioned for its next growth phase. Due to that there is a need to change the management team as this calls ...

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Maxis CEO is retiring

Datuk Jamaludin Ibrahim, the name that is always related to MAXIS, will be retiring as Group CEO this July,31. Jamaludin, seated on the right He was recently named Asian Mobile Operator CEO of the year. Datuk Jamaludin will be replaced by Sandip Das who was the former CEO of Hutchison Essar(India) as Maxis CEO for Malaysian operations. It is understood ...

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MiTV:The Insider

MiTV is aggressively looking for new staff for its soon to-be-launch 3G services. At this point, there are focusing in expanding their contact centre. If my sources are right, MiTV3G should be available by next month. Note: scamboy is currently looking for a job, is MiTV reading this?

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The Truth of DiGi prepaid is proven

Remember The Truth about prepaid war last year???? The people behind www.thetruthaboutprepaid.com , McCann Erickson Malaysia won the Grand Prix 2007 Dragon(The Dragon of ASIA) award beating 16 entries from 7 countries at the Promotion Marketing Awards of Asia (PMAA). www.thetruthaboutprepaid.com was designed for Digi. Last year, Celcom came out with www.thetruthaboutprepaid.com.MY few weeks after DiGi lauched www.thetruthaboutprepaid.com McCann Erickson ...

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Celcom 3G RM68 package

Sounds interesting? Thats what I heard from a friend(not a close one) of mine. Sources say that Celcom MIGHT come up with something like Maxis Wireless Broadband package. Celcom, if you are reading this, I want you to know that I will be excited to sign up for the package. I am not sure whether the rumors are true or ...

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Maxis’ privatisation opens a new entry

NO matter what you say about T. Ananda Krishnan, you could never accuse him of being not shrewd enough. Last Friday, Maxis Communications Bhd marked its last trading day after five years on Bursa Malaysia. As of that date, reports placed Binariang GSM Sdn Bhd’s shareholding at 99.44%, allowing Ananda Krishnan’s (AK) vehicle to invoke Section 34 of the Securities ...

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Maxis Unlimited Data at RM99

(Click for larger view) Promotion valid till 14 September 2007, users will be charged RM120 per month starting 15 September 2007. Promotions applies to current RM120 unlimited data plan users. According to its “Fair Usage Policy” Each customer’s total usage per month shall NOT exceed 3GB of data volume transmitted (total upload and download usage). This is to ensure that ...

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Saudi Telekom Company 25% stake in Maxis

Saudi Telecom Company (STC) Tuesday announced that it will acquire a strategic 25 percent stake for US$3.05 billion in Maxis Communications Bhd in a deal that will enable it to penetrate the lucrative telecommunications markets in Malaysia, Indonesia and India. STC, which entered into an agreement to form a strategic partnership with Binariang GSM Sdn Bhd, called it a major ...

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Announcement: DiGi

1.Service Upgrade for Prepaid & Postpaid system Good isn’t good enough for us. To enhance our services further, we’re upgrading our prepaid and postpaid system today so you can enjoy the best of DiGi tomorrow. The upgrading work is set to take place from 26th – 27th June 2007, between the hours of 11 pm and 9 am.During this period, ...

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Celcom goes for Mobile Television Service

Celcom‘ subsidiary Celcom Mobile Sdn Bhd formalised a joint collaboration with ROK TV, a United Kingdom-based mobile entertainment specialist, to offer mobile television service. This new service with about 138 channels is expected to be available to all its GPRS and 3G customers around August this year. Currently only Celcom 3G customers has the option to watch TV3,NTV7 and TV8 ...

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Maxis gets awarded at Asian Mobile News Awards 2007

(Source: The Star) Maxis receives 3 awards from the Asian Mobile News Awards 2007. Two of the awards are Mobile Operator of the Year (Malaysia) and Asian Mobile Operator of the Year. The third award, Mobile Operator CEO of the Year, was given to its Group Chief Executive Officer Datuk Jamaludin Ibrahim. Read more at The Star.

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DiGi is awarded at the 2007 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Awards

After receiving two awards from the 2007 Frost & Sullivan Malaysia Telecoms Awards last month, DiGi receive another award being named as 2007 Wireless Service provider of the Year in Asia-Pacific from the 2007 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Awards. In a press release: “DiGi has gone from being known as the smallest of three mobile telcos in Malaysia ...

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Binariang owns more than 90% of Maxis

2 days ago it was reported that Binariang owns more than 75% of Maxis, now the share has been increased to more than 90%. Binariang does not intend to maintain the listing status of Maxis, by gaining these new shares Binariang has breached the listed entity’s 25 per cent public spread criterion. Maxis would be suspended from the Bursa Malaysia ...

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DiGi-988 A Party 2007

(Original News for Media) DiGi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd (“DiGi”) is rewarding its customers with a night of star-studded concert and party to entertain Malaysian youth with the nation’s most anticipated event — the “DiGi-988 A Party 2007”. More than 10 much-loved local and international singers, including Daniel Lee, Gary Chaw, Ee Je Chi, Joey Yung, Nicholas Teo, Victor Wong, Yumiko ...

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