Mobile Operators

P1 injects RM30 million to kick start WiMAX rollout in East Malaysia

WiMAX operator Packet One Networks (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. (P1) is injecting RM30 million to kick start its P1 4G rollout in East Malaysia. P1 is expected to make its debut in East Malaysia by quarter three this year starting with Kota Kinabalu in Sabah. P1’s Chief Executive Officer Michael Lai said consumers and businesses in East Malaysia particularly Kota Kinabalu ...

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Cloud-based Digital Book Service from Maxis launched- Maxis ebooks

Maxis today launched its new cloud based digital book service called ebooks(ebuuk). With the service, Maxis customers will have access to a selection of over 300,000 international(80%) and local ebooks(20%) from over 40 categories. [Maxis employees explaining the features of Maxis ebooks to members of the media during the launch event at Menara Maxis.] Prices for the digital books downloaded ...

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Maxis launched all-in-one integrated solution for SME

Last week, Maxis launched Built for SME – Retail, the all-in-one integrated solution in Malaysia for retail small and medium enterprises (SMEs). The bundled product comprises an extensive suite of services beyond fixed and mobile solutions, which include Biz Fibre with CCTV, Software-as-a-Service on Maxis Cloud and Maxis Business Community Call. “The retail solution that we are launching today is ...

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[Insider] Maxis Femtocell coming soon

Maxis is expected to launch Femtocell very soon. It has partnered with Alcatel-Lucent(ALU) for that. [The Maxis Alcatel-Lucent 9361 Home Cell V2] What is a Femtocell? It is a small base station(like a WiFi router) that extend a network to enhance coverage in areas where it can be traditionally poor, such as buildings which can interfere with the quality of ...

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[Reader’s Letter] Poor DiGi Customer Service [Updated]

We received a letter from Michael last week. Michael who is a DiGi customer, is disappointed in the way he was treated by the DiGi customer service at the service center in Kuantan. We have reached to DiGi for an explanation and the comment will be published in this post(if DiGi replies). In the mean time, read the full email ...

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P1 Fiber OnePlans Revealed

Just as reported previously, Packet One(P1) yesterday morning revealed its new high speed broadband plans on its website. P1’s new fibre-to-the home service is called Fibre and the WiMAX operator has now added 3 additional new One Plan(s)- OnePlan 169, One Plan 199, One Plan 299. Similar to the existing P1 OnePlan(s), the P1 Fibre OnePlan is catered to home(Fibre) ...

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[Opinion] V1- What People are saying about DiGi?

In May last year, when I posted that DiGi has the worst 3G network in the country, most people agreed. However some thought that I was paid to do so and some wondered why am I so angry with DiGi. As a DiGi customer, all I wanted was a stable, proper mobile 3G coverage but DiGi refused and complaints to ...

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U Mobile to end Domestic Roaming Agreement with Celcom?

There have been media reports that U Mobile may terminate its 2G domestic roaming agreement with Celcom Axiata and switch to Maxis instead. Based on an unconfirmed report from CIMB Research, U Mobile has reportedly requested for the termination of its domestic roaming deal with Celcom, and is switching to Maxis. Quoting a source, the finance section of NST newspaper ...

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