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DiGi appoints Lars-Ake Norling as new CEO

DiGi.Com Bhd today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Lars-Ake Norling as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective August 1, 2014. Norling, age 45,  joins DiGi from the role of CEO in Telenor Sweden, and will replace current CEO Henrik Clausen who will take a new senior role in Telenor Group.

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Maxis claim that its mobile network meets “International Standards”

In response to the compound issued by the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC), Maxis is saying that its mobile network “is at level with good international standards”. On Monday, the MCMC sent out a statement to the media (including MalaysianWireless) revealing that 28 compounds totaling RM1.2 million were served to Maxis, Celcom, DiGi and U Mobile. Among the Telcos, ...

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Get rewarded & manage Mobile Internet services with Hotlink RED App

Maxis has launched a new mobile application called Hotlink RED last Wednesday. Via the app, Hotlink customers could receives rewards and at the same time manage their mobile Internet services. In a statement, Maxis said that by downloading the Hotlink RED App, customers will automatically gain access to year-round rewards called “LiveLifeLoud”, which include VIP access to their favorite celebrities, ...

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Trade in your old Apple iPhone or Samsung Galaxy for a new Maxis iPhone 5S

Maxis is offering a new trade-in program for a brand-new iPhone 5s with postpaid contract from Maxis. Customers can trade in their old iPhone 4 or 4S, Samsung Galaxy S3 or Note 2 and receive rebates of up to RM750 on a new iPhone 5S:

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P1 plans to deploy 4G LTE via the 850Mhz band, works on Samsung & Apple mobile devices

Packet One (P1) Networks revealed that it plans to deploy 4G LTE service via the 850Mhz band. Late last month, Telekom Malaysia(TM) acquired a 57% stake in the WiMAX operator. The 850Mhz band belongs to Telekom Malaysia. Speaking to MalaysianWireless earlier this month, Puan Chan Cheong or better known as CC Puan, said that P1 will launch its LTE service ...

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U Mobile offers the Samsung Galaxy S5 from as low as RM555 with Standard Chartered

U Mobile is partnering with Standard Chartered bank to offer the newly launched Samsung Galaxy S5 from as low as RM555. With the aim of appealing to youths and first jobbers, as well as expanding business and market share, U Mobile and Standard Chartered said the Samsung Galaxy S5 deal comes with amazing value-for-money benefits to make it an ideal ...

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Four million DiGi Internet Customers as of Quarter 1, 2014 [Business]

DiGi.Com Berhad (DiGi) announced that that as of the first quarter of 2014, its Internet customers grew to 4.0 million(active subscribers with internet usage of 50kB and above) from 3.0 million a year ago. Henrik Clausen, Chief Executive Officer of DiGi explained that the healthy growth in internet revenue was fueled by higher usage and a bigger customer base in ...

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Celcom launches new Customer Loyalty Program for Postpaid & Prepaid customers

Celcom Axiata Berhad has launched three loyalty programs today, namely Club Celcom First, XClub and FRENZ Club. The mobile operator said that the new loyalty program is set to enhance the overall customer experience by providing instant rewards and more value to Celcom customers who subscribe to Celcom First, Xpax and Celcom FRENZ plans (targeted at foreigners) respectively. [Zalman Aefendy Zainal ...

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XOX Season Pass now available for XOX Prepaid Plus users

Mobile virtual network operator, XOX has launched the XOX Season Pass –a new mobile services plans that allows XOX Prepaid Plus users to share their voice, sms and data with friends and family members. [L-R: Group Managing Director of XOX Berhad Ng Kok Heng, Communication and Multimedia Minister Dato’ Sri Ahmad Shabery Cheek, XOX Bhd Chairman Dato’ Seri Abdul Azim ...

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U Mobile gets a CEO & CMO, among the new Senior Management Roles

U Mobile Sdn. Bhd announced today the appointment of Wong Heang Tuck as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective 1st April 2014 , Jasmine Lee as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), and Alex Tan as Chief Sales Officer (CSO) effective 1 January, 2014. Wong Heang Tuck (picture) joined U Mobile as Chief Operating Officer (COO) on 12 July, 2013 and was subsequently ...

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Celcom customer experience now enhanced with new Oracle platform

Celcom Axiata Berhad has embarked on an IT transformation project to enhance customer experience through an integrated customer relationship management (CRM) platform, enabled by Oracle Communications Cross Channel Customer Experience Solutions, Oracle Communications Rapid Offer Design and Order Delivery Solution, and Oracle Communications Consulting. The transformation project spans call center, customer database, online portals and dealer management solutions – consolidating ...

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Telekom Malaysia buys 57% of Packet One (P1), 4G LTE launch this year

Telekom Malaysia entered into an investment agreement with Green Packet Berhad and SK Telecom Co. Ltd to acquire a 57% stake in Packet One Networks (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd. [From left: Jung Ho Park, Executive Vice President and Chief Growth Officer, SK Telecom Co., Ltd; Datuk Che Azemi Haron, Deputy Secretary General II, Ministry of Communications and Multimedia; Dato’ Sri Abdul ...

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U Mobile offers U CARE Plus 8, an Insurance plan for mobile device

U Mobile Sdn Bhd in partnership with Tecprotec, is offering U CARE Plus 8, a comprehensive mobile device insurance and protection plan. [L-R: George Hashim, International Business Development Director of Tecprotec and Jasmine Lee Marketing Director of U Mobile] The plan protects any mobile devices including handphones, smartphones, to tablets against accidental or liquid damage for RM8 a month or ...

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XOX partners with e-horizon to take Voopee to a Global Level

Malaysia based virtual mobile network operator (MVNO), XOX Berhad (XOX) signed an agreement with e-horizon, a Swedish developer of mobile soft devices, to take Voopee to a global level. [(From left) Datuk Eddie Chai, Group Managing Director of XOX Berhad, Ng Kok Heng, Group CEO of XOX Berhad, and Pekka Peltola, Chairman of e-horizon] The agreement between XOX Berhad and ...

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U Mobile opens service centres in Kuching & Kota Kinabalu

U Mobile Sdn Bhd expands its reach to East Malaysia, which saw the opening of its 15th and 16th service centres in Kuching(Sarawak) and Kota Kinabalu(Sabah) respectively. [(From left, U Mobile representative unless stated) Jasmine Lee, Director of Marketing, Wong Heang Tuck, COO & Acting CEO, K. Jussly Elis, Sabah & Labuan F.T. Region Director of Malaysian Communications and Multimedia ...

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