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Tune Talk drops call rate to 16sen

I wonder if Tune Talk is trying to create a price war in the prepaid segment. It has announced on its website that the new rate for domestic call has been reduced to 16sen/min and no longer 22sen with immediate effect.

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Maxis might counter offer DiGi iPhone plans

It is believed that Maxis might come up with something in response to DiGi’s iPhone launch today. I don’t have the details for now but the source claims that the offer from Maxis will be more attractive than DiGi. More details when I have it.

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DiGi Brings iPhone to Malaysia(Press Release)

iPhone will be available at 28 DiGi Centres and DiGi Specialised Stores nationwide from 3 April. Customers who pre-ordered iPhone online may go to these collection points: The Oval Concourse, One Utama New Wing from 31 March through 4 April; and the DiGi Centres on Beach Street, Penang and in 1Borneo Shopping Mall, Kota Kinabalu from 31 March onwards. Full ...

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(UPDATE 1)DiGi iPhone Price Revealed, official announcement 31st March

INSIDE: Leaked DiGi iPhone Plans The DiGi iPhone pricing has been revealed thanks to one of the reader of this blog. Sadly, only the cost of the iPhone was revealed but the most important part(which is the iPhone mobile plans) are not revealed. The iPhone from DiGi will cost:

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DiGi Blackberry Curve 8520 for RM549

DiGi is offering the Blackberry Curve 8520 at RM549. There is probably a contract and you might need to subscribe to the DiGi Internet Unlimted plan at RM58/month.

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DiGi Prepaid: Reload more than RM30, get 30min free calls

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Celcom LEDC Contest for BlackBerry Applications

Under League of Extraordinary Developers Challenge (LEDC), Celcom will launch a contest for Blackberry developers, in conjunction with the launch of Blackberry App World in Malaysia The contest will run from 1 May until 30 June 2010. Winning developers will have their applications developed under the guidance and mentoring of industry experts, followed by an opportunity for an exclusive revenue ...

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STT(Starhub) to buy 33% of U Mobile

Last week, Temasek Holdings unit Singapore Technologies Telemedia (STT) announced that it will buy a 33% stake in U Mobile Sdn Bhd for RM625mil as part of its RM1bil investment commitment to widen its reach into Malaysia’s telecommunications market. You may read the news here. The reason this blog did not carry this news last week is simply because the ...

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P1 WiMAX Netbook may not go into production

The much talked about P1 WiMAX Netbook may not be a reality as it may not go into production. Sources close to this blog said that it was an internal decision to not go into production although the testing on those P1 WiMAX netbook so far has been positive. It is believed P1 had about 3 vendors including GCT Semiconductor ...

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Reload Celcom Xpax at Helo payphones nationwide

Using coins, you can now reload your Celcom Xpax prepaid with a minimum RM1 up to RM3 at 1,500 Helo Payphones in the country (900 units in Klang Valley, 400 units in Johor Bahru, and 200 units in Negeri Sembilan and Melaka). Look out for the “Got Reload Xpax” sign. Full press release after the jump.

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DiGi is asking for more spectrum

According to a report on TheStar newspaper, DiGi is seeking more spectrum from the Government so it can expand its mobile coverage. Before that, there is a problem with the article on TheStar. It claims that the 1800MHz  frequency is being used for 3G which is wrong as in Malaysia the 1800MHz is used for 2G.  It will only be ...

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DiGi iPhone pre-order to close on 18 March 2010

I guess due to stock limitation and overwhelming response, DiGi has decided to close pre-order online registration for the iPhone3GS on the 18 March 2010(11:59PM). Don’t forget to read the T&C before signing up over here. Also, I hope they don’t get sued for using this:

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Vacancy in P1- Manager, Network Monitoring Centre

P1 needs a Manager for its Network Monitoring Centre(since 25-Feb-10). Part of the job responsibilities are: Managing the Network Monitoring Centre Service Level Agreements (SLA), Incident as well as Problem Management. Making Sure the Network Monitoring Centre (NMC) Service Level Agreements (SLA) are Met within the Agreed Key Performance Indicator (KPI). Managing TT Severity as well as Coordinating Escalation to ...

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P1 Network outage again, no Internet for customers

It happened again, P1 suffered serious network problem during the last weekend. The previous major outage took place last October 2009. This time, P1 blames it on a planned network upgrade(3 months in advance) which they did not take any necessary steps to inform their precious customers. When the network went down between 6-7 March 2010, it took P1 3 ...

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Celcom to partner with Pernec

Celcom will be partnering with Pernec Sdn Bhd to expand their Xpax reload channels. If I am not wrong, this partnership has got to do with HELO Top-up Point kiosks, a kiosk that allows mobile users to top up their account without the need to key in the reload digits.

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