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Malaysia to get iPhone 4 end of September

UPDATE 1: Complete Maxis iPhone Plans are out! A big little bird from the sky told me that Malaysia will soon get iPhone 4 sometime end of this month. Below is the rumoured launch date:

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Celcom Curve 3G out now, Blackberry Torch coming VERY soon

Celcom has launched the Blackberry Curve 3G(9300). It is available for as low as RM688 if you sign up for a 12-months contract and pay RM250 a month. Details of the plan: The phone should be available in Celcom branch and Blue Cube outlets. Celcom Curve 3G Specification of Blackberry Curve 3G It appears that Celcom is planning for something ...

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U Mobile is married to DiGi, but it wants Celcom

There’s no problem in the title. U Mobile signed an exclusive domestic roaming agreement with DiGi late last year, that include voice and data on DiGi’s 2G network. Picture in Dec 2009: Johan Dennelind, ex-CEO of DiGi (left) and Kenneth Chang, ED of UMobile At that time, U Mobile had an existing agreement with Celcom and they could not tell ...

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Maxis partners with Huawei for FTTH

Maxis has selected Huawei as its exclusive supplier for its Fibre-to-the-home rollout. (From Left:Dai Jingyue, Huawei Malaysia’s Managing Director; Yao Fu Hai, Huawei’s President of Global Technical Service;  Jean-Pascal van Overbeke, Maxis’ Chief Operating Officer; Mark Dioguardi, Maxis’ Executive Vice President and Head of Network & Technology) The contract which will be valid for 3 years include covering homes in ...

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YTL Comms’ WiMAX launch may not be on time

I wrote this before and I’m not excited to be right on the topic above, but TheStar’s article supports what I said. —————————————————————————————————- [YTL Communications Bhd’s (YTL Comms) November commercial launch date for its WiMAX service may not be met if it does not get the necessary network interconnection with the other four cellular players on time.] [The interconnection agreements ...

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Maxis and Celcom to offer Blackberry Torch 9800 and Curve 3G

Research in Motion(RIM) recently announce that the Blackberry Curve 9300 will be available in Malaysia, sometime September 2010. Maxis has set a up a “Register Your Interest” page for the upcoming Curve 9300 and the new Blackberry Torch 9800.

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196,000 subscribers on P1 WiMAX, RM150m more on network upgrade

WiMAX operator, P1 WiMAX currently has a subscriber base about 196,000 and plans to increase it to 280,000 by the end of the year. According to its parent company Green Packet, it plans to spend a further RM150 million for its network upgrade this year which bring up the total spending to RM250 million. So far RM100 million has been ...

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DiGi Prepaid Internet Unlimited 15 weekly data plan

DiGi has introduced a new prepaid data plan called Internet Unlimited 15. The weekly data plan cost RM15/week and offers turbo speed up to 384Kbps. Data usage is limited to 250MB per subscription. To use the service, dial *116# on your phone and press 1 to confirm your subscription. Alternatively call DiGi customer service for assistance.

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Xpax Blackberry Messenger at RM0.50 a day

If you are a Celcom Xpax Prepaid Blackberry user, you can now enjoy Blackberry Messenger(BBM) for only RM0.50 a day. Full press release and details below:

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DiGi PC Fair Promotions

I was in PC Fair KLCC today and I found out that DiGi has a few exciting deals. DG Smart Plan at RM28– I believe this is currently the cheapest unlimited data plan in the country than can be used on any mobile phones including Blackberry. This promo rate is only valid for the first 6-months when you sign up, ...

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New RM48 broadband package from Celcom

Update 1(Aug 11, 5pm): Clarification from Celcom- With reference to the press release entitled “Celcom Broadband Introduces New Entry Package to Encourage Higher Broadband Penetration Rate” issued on Wednesday, 4 August 2010, we would like to retract the second sentence on the last paragraph that states “To improve browsing experience, Celcom has also installed local caching in collaboration with Google ...

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Maxis HSBB users will be charged to opt out from FUP

On its HSBB page, Maxis posted a FAQ containing some details about its upcoming HSBB service. At the moment, the service is being trialled out by a number of users out there and Maxis is planning to launch it sometime this year.

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YTL Communications & Intel to collaborate, allows interoperability

Last week, YTL Communications Sdn. Bhd (YTL Comms) signed a collaboration agreement with Intel Malaysia which allowed Intel WiMAX laptops sold by P1 and its partners to work on YTL WiMAX network as well. L-R: Werner Sutanto, Managing Director of WiMAX Program Office. Southeast Asia, Intel Corporation; Ryaz Patel, Country Manager, Intel Malaysia; Wing K. Lee, CEO, YTL Communications Sdn ...

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Mobile Developers: Celcom Android Application contest

Celcom has announced the Android Application contest via its League of Extraordinary Developers Challenge (LEDC) program. Press Release below:

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YTL WiMAX to offer Android devices, launch might delay till next year

A lot people have been coming up to me asking questions like “What do you think of YTL WiMAX?”. I simply don’t know the answers since YTL has yet to launch its WiMAX service. WiMAX Android devices are coming However I might be able to share some stuff that the WiMAX operator is working on. As the tittle suggest, YTL ...

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