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DiGi first in Malaysia to operate in iPhone

The topics sound very interesting right? Anyway, according to Hong Kiat, a Malaysian, idamo4u, has unlocked his iPhone to work on DiGi network. Picture taken from hongkiat.com Although the picture above is not a perfect iPhone picture, it does sounds great when iPhone+DiGi is put together……………..;) Read more here.

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Hotlink:Supersaver to Supercheater

Readers email: Hi, I would like to highlight the gimmick behind Hotlink’s Supersaver which offers 400 SMS for 1/2 sen. It also mentions that the SMS is valid from 1am – 7pm. Amazing deal isn’t it considering it covers peak hours during the day. I’ve activated mine in the late afternoon and I was shocked that the 400 SMS credited ...

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Facts about Maxis(Edited)

Here are some facts about Maxis: Claimed to have more than 500,000 3G subscribers Claims that 150,000 users have tried out its Maxis TV Claims to do the first DVB-H trial in Malaysia with 100 users( 70% of them will buy a DVB-H phone and 80% will use their service which all of these 100 users are BELIEVED TO BE ...

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Huawei E220

I am currently testing out the Celcom Huawei E220 USB Data Modem which was provided by Celcom. It supports HSDPA up to 3.6Mbps,3G, EDGE and GPRS. Using a 2.0 USB interface, the modem is able to receive a good signal with its internal antenna. Weighting only 50g, this eye-catching white device also supports sending and receiving SMS. Sadly, it does ...

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Celcom: Best Quality Network?

I attended a Celcom event recently, and I managed to write down some information which I wanted to share with readers. This is what Celcom claims: Drop Call Rate 2G: 0.5% 3G: 0.9% SMS Delivery Time First 10 seconds: 85% 20 seconds: 90% 7 Min: 95% Customer Care Uptime: 99.8% Network Fault Response Time to Site: 2 hours Service Restoration: ...

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DiGi Data Promotion

While waiting for the intelligent folks at DiGi to decide on the New Unlimited Data chargers, DiGi has slash rate for Pay Per Use data plan which gives a discount of 50% when you surf(EDGE/GPRS) during 6am-10am and 3pm-7pm daily. I am not sure about the deadline of this promo and I am unable to provide any available links as ...

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Maxis Broadband rocks!!!

I have been testing the Maxis Broadband and the Unlimited Data for some time now. Wow!!! Its really fast… First, I strongly recommend to not fully believe what you have read on most of the forum regarding Maxis broadband.Of course there are some facts which are true, but again, Maxis HSDPA is truly fast!!! Of course, it does has its ...

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Hotlink strikes again, this time at East cost

Starting this Friday, frequent bus commuters in Sarawak and Sabah will be able to get a ride at a subsidised rate of 35 sen, equivalent to the Hotlink prepaid call rate for East Malaysians. Maxis Communications Bhd‘s head of Sarawak region, Janice Cheah, said under the “35 sen-a-ride Hotlink Day” campaign, Maxis’ postpaid and prepaid subscribers would enjoy the subsidised ...

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Celcom 3G: For Better or Worst?

The story begins when I subscribed to Celcom 3G Daily Unlimited three days ago(10,August). My first surfing experience with Celcom 3G was so good that I faced a very slow connection to 80% of the sites that I tried to visit. Some website did not load perfectly assuming that it was due to data loss in the network. I was ...

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Maxis upgrades 3G to HSUPA

Maxis announced its successful implementation of High Speed Uplink Packet Access (HSUPA) technology in a live network. In a statement, it said HSUPA will enable a three-fold improvement in uplink data speeds, up to 1.4Mbps compared with 384kbps previously. “We see this significant wireless broadband coverage expansion and introduction of HSUPA as key factors in differentiating us from other 3G ...

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The Insider: Will DiGi slash data rates?

Ok…That’s it….. Just this week, I have heard people discussing about it or some people asking me…”Will DiGi reduce the pricing for its Unlimited Data Plan?“ For the YES answer: As Celcom has introduced an unlimited 3G package priced @ RM68 which is cheaper and faster than DiGi, then YES DiGi’s top management team is probably in a meeting right ...

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Fomca calls for drastic action against SMS spoofing on POSTPAID CUSTOMER

Did you read the title of this article? Read carefully.. The Federation of Malaysian Consumers Associations (Fomca) wants the Government to take stronger steps in dealing with SMS-spoofing, reported by Steven Patrick,The Star. SMS Spoofing means generating fake requests for Short Message Services. In simple worlds, a mobile phone user is charged for a service he/she did not request such ...

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Maxis Wireless Broadband questions

I will be meeting the person who is in-charge of Maxis Wireless Broadband around next week. As I have heard too many complaints about it, I might forward those question to this particular person who is the person behind Maxis Wireless Broadband. If you have doubt or any question which you can’t find answers, tell me in the comments section ...

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Maxis sponsoring EPL broadcast in Malaysia

Maxis has signed a 3 year partnership with ESPN Star Sports to become the broadcast sponsor of English Premier League to be screened over ESPN and Star Sports in Malaysia. Head over for a football fans gathering at the Laundry, The Curve Mutiara Damansara on Sunday. Read more here.

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New rules on prepaid biling

MCMC has ruled that all telcos must issue bills to their prepaid customers starting next month. The reason of this new rule is to address the issues with SMS spamming and spoofing. DiGi has online itemized billing since few years back. Maxis is doing this. Celcom is doing nothing? Read more.

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