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[Pictures] Celcom LTE Trial at Menara Celcom & Menara Atlan

Celcom last announced that it will move towards LTE(Long Term Evolution). The company has started trialling LTE at Menara Celcom(1800MHz) and Menara Atlan(2.6GHz) using equipments from Huawei. Since you are reading Malaysian Wireless, you get news like this, thanks to an awesome reader! More pictures below:

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Opinion: U Mobile Femtocell probably a mistake, partnered Alcatel-Lucent

While French-based Alcatel-Lucent admitted that it hasn’t been honest in doing business and recently have been penalised, U Mobile says that it is confident with this company. Last week, U Mobile announced that it has partnered with Alcatel-Lucent to trial the Femtocell technology. But the issue of partnering with Alcatel-Lucent is totally a different story, U Mobile is probably taking ...

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Alcatel-Lucent penalised by TM & Axiata

There has been more development since the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) officers seized several documents and files related to Alcatel Lucent (ALU) in January. If you have not been following this news, read here & here. TheStar today reported that both Axiata Group Bhd(Celcom) and Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) have barred Alcatel-Lucent from participating in tenders, contracts or joint ventures ...

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Celcom confirms iPhone 4

After months of speculation, the secret is finally revealed. Celcom Axiata has confirmed to offer the iPhone 4 in the Malaysia. In a statement, Celcom said:

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Pocket Modem from Green Packet

After more than a year of testing(since 2009), Green Packet today launched the WiMAX Pocket Modem(Portable WiFi-WiMAX Hotspot). The new portable WiFi-WiMAX modem(better known as a MiFi device) that Green Packet launched comes in 3 version: MF230- 2.3Ghz (The modem that P1 will offer) MF250 2.5Ghz MF350- 3.5Ghz Sources close to the company said that the Pocket Modem was supposed ...

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Tune Talk to offer Blackberry Services soon

It appears that Tune Talk is planing for a “no-frills” Blackberry service soon. A personal tweet from its CEO, Jason Lo recently revealed that the MVNO operator will soon offer Blackberry service at a “cheap rate”.

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Google Nexus S exclusive to Maxis in Malaysia

Maxis today announced the availability of the Google Nexus S in Malaysia.The Android(2.3) Google smartphone is exclusive to Maxis and it is offered to current & new Maxis subscribers. Maxis postpaid customers will have to sign up for a data plan and purchase the phone with contract. Details below: 12 months contract- Buy Nexus S @ RM1799 18 months contract- ...

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Top Up via Hotlink iChannels & get Rewarded

From 17 March till 14 September 2011, Hotlink customers choosing to top up for the first time from any of the Hotlink iChannels will receive 50% extra credit for their first top-up of the month through a period of six months.  Concurrently, for all customers topping up through these channels regardless of whether they have done so before, three customers ...

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Celcom to upgrade 3G network to HSPA+, build LTE Network

Celcom Axiata Berhad has appointed Ericsson and Huawei to upgrade its HSDPA network to HSPA+(High Speed Packet Access Plus) and build a new LTE network. (The Deputy Minister of Information, Communications and Culture, Y.B. Dato’ Joseph Salang (second from right), Dato’ Sri Shazalli Ramly, Chief Executive Officer of Celcom Axiata Berhad (centre) joined hands together with Abdul Satar Mohamed, Chief ...

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U Mobile Partners with ZTE for 3G & LTE

U Mobile has partnered with ZTE to expand its 3G coverage in Malaysia. Its 42 Mbps HSPA+ mobile network will soon be expanded to Central, Western and Northern areas of the country by the second half of 2011 for the first phase. The mobile operator also said that it will deploy a 100 Mbps wireless network for LTE across key ...

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Hotlink Customers get GPRS International Roaming

Maxis will soon make available GPRS International for its Hotlink(Prepaid) customers, worldwide. The Hotlink Data Roaming service is now available at 10 countries- Singapore, Australia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Macau, Philippines, South Korea, Taiwan and Thailand at RM30/MB. It will be available worldwide starting 1 April 2011 onwards. Data roaming rate for other countries will soon be updated on http://www.hotlink.com.my. ...

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Maxis myDeals now has over 2.8 million members

Maxis announced that its myDeals service, a permission-based mobile advertising service launched just eight months ago, has reached a critical audience mass with over 2.8 million members. Press release below.

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Maxis to run 3G at 900Mhz, improves coverage

Maxis currently has about 5,000 base station for 3G and about 7,000 for 2G mobile coverage. It is believed that Maxis now has more 3G base stations compared to Celcom. The Maxis Network Team In a recent update, Maxis seems to be re-farming part of its 900 Mhz spectrum to run 3G. In simple words, Maxis is deploying 3G technologies ...

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Update1: DiGi to offer iPhone 4 at no contract

Update 1: DiGi has confirmed details of my iPhone 4 no contract posting below, refer DiGi Facebook Offer ends 31st March 2011 and available at selected DiGi Store. ____________________________________________________________ DiGi is said that it will offer a no contract iPhone 4 starting today. Source: DiGi facebook Customers need to purchase an iPhone 4 with either the iDiGi 138 or the ...

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Opinion: YES 4G lost 50k subscribers within 2 days, targets 14m subscribers

YTL Communications’s Yes 4G service HAD around 150,000 subscribers, Tan Sri Francis Yeoh, YTL’s managing director told The Wall Street Journal in a news report dated March 3, 2011 . However it is believed that YTL Communications lost about 50,000 subscribers within two days as its Chief Executive Officer Wing K. Lee told TheStar that YES currently has 100,000 active ...

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