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[Video] Why P1 came out with the ONE Plan

Packet One Networks(P1) answered some questions in a video on why they came out with the ONE plan, a broadband plan with 2 modems. According to P1’s associate director of broadband services, Syed Othman Syed Salim says that ONE plan is the only broadband plan in the market that offers 2 services in one plan. It comes with a desktop ...

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Maxis Home, Fibre speeds up to 30Mbps

Updated- Maxis Home Internet 30Mbps at RM398/month Maxis will soon start offering a new fibre-to-the-home(FTTH) broadband packages with speeds up to 30Mbps. The new Home package is currently open for Registration of Interest. Some key feature of the Home packages:

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U Mobile hits 1 Million Subscribers 3 years later

U Mobile, the 3G operator which launched in March 2008 now has a million subscribers. Its one million subscriber base include its postpaid, prepaid & broadband users. [Dr. Kaizad Heerjee (left), CEO of U Mobile Sdn Bhd presenting the BlackBerry Playbook to Mohd. Razif Razali, U Mobile’s one millionth customer. ] The operator offered its first mobile product called Surf ...

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Celcom “I Love Phones Raya” Special Offers

Celcom is offering attractive discounts on selected smartphones & mobile services under its newly launched campaign called “I Love Phones Raya”. Amongst the offerings include the BlackBerry Torch 9860 at a reduced price of RM988 (retail price at RM1588) or the BlackBerry Bold 9900 for only RM1288 (retail price at RM 2188) when they sign up for Celcom Exec 50 ...

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New ONE 69 Plan from P1- Introductory offer RM49/month

Packet One Networks(P1) has announced a new WiMAX plan called the ONE 69 Plan. The ONE 69 Plan offer speeds of 1Mbps and comes with 2 modems in the package, the DV230 for indoor(home) use and UH235 for outdoor use. There’s a shared quota of 3GB. Subscribers of ONE 69 plan will only pay RM49 a month as a special ...

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U Mobile 42Mbps Network in Klang Valley

U Mobile last month announced the deployment of its HSPA+(42Mbps) network in Johor Bahru. The mobile operator now has recently completed its network upgrade in the Klang Valley to support the new speed. The U Mobile 3G network in the Klang Valley is now HSPA+ enabled and offers broadband speeds up to 42Mbps.

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[Apps] BlackBerry Applications From Celcom

Below are some of the free and paid Blackberry applications available from Celcom Axiata for its customers. 1. My Golf Allows golfers to key-in their score and keep track of their score in a “greener” way with the elimination of paper scoring system; it also provides a very user-friendly way to refer back to their history and/or analyse their game ...

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P1 talks about its WiMAX Network- Now & Then

In a video posted by Packet One Networks(P1) on its official YouTube account, the ISP talked about its WiMAX network and challenges faced. According to its Senior Vice President of Technology, TI Lian Seng, P1’s subscriber base surged during the last 18-months after the company launched the “Potong” campaign in 2009. That caused the utilisation of the network to increase ...

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Celcom BlackBerry Torch 9860

Celcom Axiata today launched the new BlackBerry Torch 9860 smartphone device. It retails at RM1,588 and will be available at all Celcom Blue Cube outlets nationwide starting today. [Zalman Aefendy Zainal Abidin, Chief Marketing Officer of Celcom Axiata Berhad (centre), Afizulazha Abdullah, Chief Operations, Advanced Data of Celcom Axiata Berhad (second from left) and Y S Tam , Senior Manager, ...

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Green Packet to offer WiMAX in Singapore

Green Packet Berhad said that it obtained a WiMAX license from the Singapore Government recently however the company will only start operation sometime in 2013 says group managing director, CC Puan. “We already have the license to operate there,” he said, adding that the company however will not rush the business there. “We want to establish the business for 4G ...

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Cabinet committee to discuss 6% prepaid service tax issue

The Cabinet Committee on supply and food prices will discuss the 6% service tax for prepaid users when it meets in a few days. “We do not want to burden the people,” said Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin when asked what signal the Government was giving by intervening in the issue involving the 6% service tax for prepaid ...

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[Insider] New MVNO called SpeakOut

A new MVNO will soon be launched in Malaysia and it is called SpeakOut. SpeakOut is prepaid service and has network agreement with one of the local telco. Not much details are available now but SpeakOut currently targets the following market:

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BlackBerry Torch 9860 Exclusive to Celcom, Price from RM1088

Celcom Axiata will be launching the BlackBerry Torch 9860 tomorrow. The new Torch will be sold from RM1088 and will be exclusive to Celcom for the time being. As part of the launch, Celcom will be offering the Torch 9860 for as low as RM88 to 20 lucky customers and RM688 for the 1st 200 customers. Celcom will also be ...

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6% Prepaid Service Tax Implementation Deferred

The 6% Prepaid Service Tax that was supposed to be implemented starting September 15 has been postponed to a later date. In a meeting with the mobile operators this morning, the Minister of Communications Datuk Seri Rais Yatim has asked the four mobile operators to postpone the 6% prepaid service tax on top ups and starter packs to a later ...

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PM wants Telcos to absorb 6% Prepaid Service Tax

The Prime Minister of Malaysia, Datuk Seri Najib Razak has called on the mobile operators to re-think their move to pass down the 6% service tax to prepaid customers in the country. He added the move was not approved by the Finance Ministry as the decision to impose taxes was taken by the telcos themselves. “The reaction and feedback from ...

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