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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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Binariang rules Maxis

At the point of writing, Binariang which made a voluntary general offer (VGO) last month to buy the remaining shares of Maxis NOW owns 75% of Maxis Communication Bhd. Binariang expected the privatisation deal to be completed in two months, now I guess that they are faster than schedule.

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Maxis will soon implement SMS antispam system

Maxis will soon implement antispamming and antispoofing solutions which it claims will lower the amount of SMS scams received by its 8.5 million customers by up to 80%. To be up and running in July, the telco has invested close to RM3.5mil in the technology that would verify the authenticity of the sender before the message reaches the receiver. The ...

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Notice: Maxis and Hotlink customers

Please be cautious that an unsolicited SMS is being sent or circulated informing recipients that they have won a sum of cash from Maxis/Hotlink. Please DO NOT respond to it. Example of messages:Congratulations! Anda memenangi CEK TUNAI RM11,000 dari MAXIS.Info sila hubungi perkhidmatan MAXIS 006281xxxxxxxxx. http://www.maxis.com.my. From +6281xxxxxxxxxThis message is neither sent nor authorised by Maxis / Hotlink.

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Maxis to maintain mobile data revenue growth

THE country’s largest mobile operator, Maxis Communications Bhd, aims to maintain its mobile data revenue growth this year with more content downloads and higher third-generation (3G) customer base. The company is on track to double its 3G customer base this year to more than 446,000 users. It had 380,000 active 3G users as at April this year. Maxis’ mobile data ...

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Streamyx now larger and stronger with 1 million customers

Dear Malaysians, THANK YOU for supporting streamyx. They are now the one and only ISP which is the biggest, largest company with the largest, biggest customer base in Malaysia. Going back to history, Streamyx was introduced in April 2001, reached its 100,000th customer in December 2003, hit the half million mark at the end of 2005 and had happy 915,000 ...

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Indonesia a wrong choice?

MALAYSIA’S two largest telecommunication companies (telcos) and their foreign counterparts may see their stakes in Indonesian telcos reduced following a review of foreign ownership rules in the domestic sector. Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono said Indonesia is reviewing some rules in various sectors including telecommunications as part of the implementation of a new investment law. Susilo, however, said there would ...

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Know the time your bus will arrive in Singapore

If you live in Malaysia, sometimes it takes 1 hour for a bus to arrive…..sometimes it just don’t show up. If you live in Singapore and you use Singtel, here is something for you. (click image for a larger view) SBS Transit commuters who are also SingTel Mobile subscribers will be able to get real-time bus arrival information on their ...

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D’House to D’spa?

Has D’House become D’Spa now? If you are a one of the DiGi’s 1,850-plus employees, then for the next 10days, you should get some shiatsu massages, reflexology, manicures, or pedicures and eyebrow threading. The treatments are available from 10am to 7pm on weekdays. DiGi’s head of human resource Adzhar Ibrahim told The Edge FinancialDaily at the launch that the company ...

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Maxis’s First Quarter 2007 results

Maxis Communications Bhd has recorded a higher revenue of RM2.157 billion in its first quarter ended March 31, 2007, from RM1.727 billion in the same period last year. In a filing to Bursa Malaysia today, the company attributed the two percent rise in revenue to its Indian operations which contributed RM320 million on the back of a higher subscriber base. ...

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DiGi and Green Packet might join forces

RELENTLESS best describes the speculative hype over DiGi.Com Bhd‘s rumoured tie-up with Time dotCom Bhd. Yet, both companies have consistently denied such a possibility when queried by Bursa Malaysia. It appears now that there may be another tie-up being thrashed out by DiGi, but only this time it involves Mesdaq favourite Green Packet Bhd. A source says DiGi is in ...

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