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Will Maxis go Private?

Billionaire T. Ananda Krishnan plans to buy full control of Maxis Communications Bhd, Malaysia’s biggest mobile-phone operator, which is valued at $9.6 billion. Krishnan’s Usaha Tegas Sdn and affiliates plan to make an offer to buy all shares they don’t already own by May 3, Maxis said today in a statement to the stock exchange in Kuala Lumpur. The statement ...

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Maxis going private?

Tan Sri T. Ananda Krishnan might take Maxis Communication Berhad private. A voluntary general offer (VGO) might be launched by Usaha Tegas Sdn Bhd(controlled by Tan Sri T. Ananda Krishnan) early this week. It is believed that the tycoon holds an direct interest of 28.45% and a indirect stake of 47.05% in Maxis as of April 30,2006. Maxis share price ...

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Maxis IP VPN for enterprise business

Maxis IP VPN (Internet Protocol, Virtual Private Network) provides a fully managed end-to-end quality private networking service across multiple sites. Integrating data, voice, video and other enterprise applications on a single, intelligent, and secure Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) IP-based network. Click here to see the benefits.

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Maxis raise stake on its loss making unit in Indonesia

Maxis Communication Berhad has raised its stake in PT Natrindo Telepon Seluler by buying a further 44% interest(US$123.92mil), which gives them a 95% control in the Indonesian mobile operator. On its latest net profit for the year ended Dec 31, 2006 , Maxis reported a RM196 million start-up losses in the operations of PT Natrindo Telepon Seluler (Natrindo).

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REDtone now the WIDEST and of of the LARGEST WiMAX operator

REDtone has formed a partnership with eB Technologies that enables REDtone to use the 2.5Ghz and 3.5Ghz in Peninsular Malaysia. On March 17 last month, REDtone was awarded a 2.5Ghz spectrum to operate WiMAX in Sabah and Sarawak. With this partnership, it makes REDtone the ONLY WiMAX operator with access to all 3 WiMAX spectrum that enables it to cover ...

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MCMC on mission to solve Measat-3 Interference

An MCMC workforce has been set up to solve the issue on the interference of Measat-3‘s downlink transponder(frequencies ranging from 3.4Ghz to 4.2 Ghz) with the 3.5Ghz spectrum. Theedgedaily reported that the MCMC’s working group is expected to submit its recommendations by the end of the week. Four days ago, NasionCom has raised its concerned over the Government’s plan to ...

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New chapter at Maxis

DiGi.Com Bhd seems to be the cellular service provider that continues to spice up the local mobile scene with loads of surprises for consumers the past year, keeping its two rivals, Maxis Communications Bhd and Celcom (M) Bhd, on their toes. Going forward, the challenges for the telcos would be tougher as the playing field gets crowded with newer players ...

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Malaysian Deserves a Better Broadband says Redesign Malaysia & Advertlets

Advertlets.com, an online blog advertising network and RedesignMalaysia.com, a website which campaigns for broadband reform and improvement in Malaysia have launched the “Malaysia Deserves Better Broadband!” campaign. To mark the launch of the campaign, an innovative advertising system has been created that allows local ISPs to target and advertise their services to verified users of competing broadband services – to ...

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An Interview with REDtone by Bizweek

REDtone’s managing director Wei Chuan Beng sheds some light on what to expect from the group with TheStar’s Bizweek. BIZWEEK: How different are things for REDtone now as opposed to a year ago? Wei: It’s been pretty good for us of late. What we have been planning over the past year is beginning to bear fruit. We laid the groundwork ...

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REDtone back in the spotlight

THESE days, REDtone International Bhd’s office in the IOI Business Centre in Puchong is bustling with activity. The pace has visibly picked up and there is a palpable feel-good element in the air. But that’s putting it mildly. After two far-from-stellar years, REDTone regained its spot in the limelight recently, when it was revealed that it is one of the ...

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