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More products from U Mobile launched

New Prepaid and Postpaid plans from U Mobile. There is also a new mobile broadband package. The prepaid starter pack is free, however, according to Malaysian law, a user can only have up to 10 mobile numbers. The new U98 postpaid plan offers a free Motorola V9 phone or you can purchase other phone models at a special price, and ...

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"Unlimited" Limited Broadband

Are you are mobile broadband subscriber? Which mobile broadband plan are you subscribed to? Do you know that some broadband plans out there, which are so called “unlimited plans” but has a cap or maximum use limit in it? Maxis One of the mobile company that redefines the word “unlimited” is MAXIS which offers UNLIMITED Internet2Go browsing package that comes ...

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U Mobile to launch Prepaid service

Yes, that is just what I have heard. Now, U Mobile is coming up with a prepaid service around this month. Looks like they have upgraded their HSDPA network. For the first time, I feel Surf With U is performing at its best. Note: TheStar says U Mobile is a MVNO. Probably the journalist should do some research between MVNO ...

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Better Telcos, weaker Authorities?

I have met the CEO of Celcom, the CEO of DiGi and the CEO of Maxis. Meeting up with these 3 key people in the 3 main telcos, I have got a strong feeling that all three telcos are now moving towards the right direction in the industry. Maxis, in my own opinion, is a company that is hard to ...

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Surf With U road test: Update 1

Looks like U Mobile was upgrading its HSPDA network. The Surf With U is a little bit faster today. Probably will have to re-do the test.

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Surf With U road test

I have just completed the road test for U Mobile’s Surf With U. Since this product was launched, may people where asking for my opinion on this product. Some questions include: How fast is it? Have you tested it? Should I subscribe to it? Is it value for money? Is it better than Celcom broadband and Maxis broadband? My simple ...

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U Mobile to launch postpaid plan next week

Finally, U Mobile is making its first wave in to the Malaysia Mobile market. It will soon offer its first postpaid package next week. U Mobile launch its first product last month. Official report on the Mobile World website, next week.

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Maxis still "deciding" on which technology for MobileTV

I was at the Maxis Discovery Series last Wednesday on Level 8, Maxis Headquarters. Maxis launched 3 new services(read more here). When asked the top 3 people in Maxis about why Maxis conducted trials on DVB-H and MediaFLO, and yet to choose one of it, Maxis Head of Strategy and New Businesses said in simple word that “We are not ...

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U Mobile gets a CEO

An unconfirmed source claimed that U Mobile will soon get a new CEO. It is believed that the new U Mobile CEO is a Korean and was previously with KTF(Korea Telecom Freetel). Last year, U Mobile confirmed a strategic partnership with KT Freetel and NTT DoCoMo resulting a 33% stake purchased in U Mobile.(More here) Stay tuned for the official ...

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Surf with U Mobile Broadband

U Mobile has launch its first ever commercial product. Called Surf with U, this mobile broadband is priced at RM78 a month and comes with a HSDPA modem. Below is 5 reasons from U Mobile on why you should subscribe to Surf with U: It’s Fast—Over our unique HSDPA-Driven network, Surf with U delivers a best average speed of 1.8Mbps. ...

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What to expect from the year 2008

Here are the list of what to expect in 2008: Nine Mobile operators The number of Mobile operators in Malaysia will probably reach nine. Here is the list: Celcom Maxis DiGi Merchantrade-(MVNO on Celcom network) REDtone-(MVNO on Celcom network) Tune Talk-(MVNO on Celcom network) U Mobile Time/DiGi XOX.Com-MVNO Mobile Number Portability The Mobile Number Portability(MNP) is expected to launch by ...

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Mobile Number Portability coming soon

With mobile number portability in Malaysia just months away, Telcordia and Unified Communications have joined forces to bring their world-class number portability solution to the country. In March, the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission announced that the consortium of Talian Gerak Alih, Unified Communications and Telcordia was selected to build, operate and manage the mobile number portability clearinghouse in Malaysia. ...

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018 numbers for Telco Talk readers

Looking for a nice 018 number? Well ,I can’t promise anything, but could try help get you the number you want Of course, you can’t get 018-8888888 or any straight digit numbers like 018-2022222. You must buy the number together with their current “RM1,999” package. If you are looking for a “normal” number which you can’t find via the dealer, ...

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Media Prima to launch Mobile TV with Maxis

That’s the latest rumor, I have heard. Media Prima is currently working with Maxis to launch Mobile TV services to Maxis subscribers. Currently only Celcom offers certain channels of Media Prima via its 3G streaming services while Maxis offers channels from ASTRO under its Maxis TV services. With this new deal, TV3, ntv7, 8TV and TV9 will offered to Maxis ...

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NTT DoCoMo Inc and KTF to buy 33% of U Mobile

South Korea’s KT Freetel (KTF) and Japan’s NTT DoCoMo Inc will jointly invest USD200 million to acquire a 33% stake in U Mobile, Malaysia’s newest 3G mobile operator. The deal, subjected to Government approval, will result KTF and NTT to involve in the management of U Mobile. P.s: scamboy is currently testing the Nokia N77 with U Mobile’s DVB-H, thanks ...

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