Mobile Operators

DiGi 3G now at Bintulu, Sarawak

DiGi 3G is now available at Bintulu, Sarawak, the 3rd city/district to have it after Kuching & Miri , almost 3 year after launching its 3G service in 2009. (Picture credit- MySarawak) The mobile operator claims that it currently covers over 60% of the human population in Bintulu with 3G. Press Release below.

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P1 & China Mobile to Jointly Promote TD-LTE

P1 and China Mobile have sealed a technology cooperation agreement to spearhead the TD-LTE technology movement in Malaysia and South-East Asia. (L-R-Puan Chan Cheong, Group Managing Director of Green Packet Berhad; Huang Yuhong, Deputy General Manager of China Mobile Research Institute; YB Dato’ Joseph Salang Gandum, Deputy Minister of Information, Communications and Culture Malaysia; His Excellency Chen Dehai, Charge D’Affaires ...

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Free Facebook Credits via U Mobile

U Mobile has partnered with Facebook and MOL to offer up free Facebook Credits to U Mobile 3G subscribers. (L-R Ganesh Kumar Bangah, CEO, MOL Access Portal, Dr. Kaizad Heerjee, CEO, U Mobile Sdn. Bhd. & Stephen Dolan, Commercial Director for Facebook in Singapore and South East Asia.) Subscribers must first “Like” U Mobile’s Facebook fan page, top-up their U ...

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Industry Discussion about Service Tax on Prepaid Airtime Reload

Mobile users in Malaysia will soon start paying for service tax on airtime because the mobile operators in Malaysia plans to pass down the 6% service tax imposed by the government. Read more about this on- [Comment] Prepaid users to pay more for airtime, service tax? One of the mobile operator, Celcom Axiata is set to meet up with the ...

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Instanet Prepaid Broadband from Celcom

Celcom Axiata today re-branded their prepaid broadband service as Instanet. (Dato’ Sri Shazalli Ramly, Chief Executive Officer of Celcom Axiata Berhad (second from right), Afizulazha Abdullah, Celcom’s Chief Operations, Advanced Data(right) and Zalman Aefendy Zainal Abidin, Celcom’s Chief Marketing Office) 3 new prepaid broadband plans are available under Instanet: Instanet Monthly: RM50/month(1st time subscription @RM30), 1.5GB  data allowance, speed up ...

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DiGi Internet Data Plans for the iPads

Three new iPad data plans are now available from DiGi. These Internet data plans are suitable for the 1st generation iPad and iPad2. In a statement to the media, Praveen Rajan, DiGi’s head of Mobile Internet & Advanced Data Services said “Malaysians are becoming more attuned to a mobile lifestyle and iPad is fast becoming a favorite device in their ...

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LG Optimus 7 as low as RM668 from Celcom Axiata

The LG Optimus 7 from Celcom Axiata now comes at a lower price, from RM668. Launched late last year, the Windows Phone 7 powered smartphone was offered at RM777 to the first lucky 150 customers during the launch. Celcom has since quietly reduce the price. Some of its specification include:

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Qualcomm & P1 to Collaborate on LTE

P1(Packet One) has just signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with mobile chipset maker Qualcomm to collaborate on the deployment of Long Term Evolution Time Division Duplex (LTE TDD) technology in Malaysia. (From left to right:Mantosh Malhotra, Regional Head – Malaysia, Singapore and Philippines for Qualcomm Inc, YBhg Tan Sri Tan Sri Khalid Bin Ramli, Chairman of the Malaysian Communications ...

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