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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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DiGi has access to 3G but it can’t use it, for now

Gone are the days where DiGi did not had a 3G license when its competitors where doing nothing much with it. Now, DiGi has a 3G license, yet it can’t use it until it receive an approval from MCMC and KTAK. According to the authorities, Time dotCom will have to write in seeking permission to transfer the use of its ...

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U Mobile set to go

I was passing by a DiGi dealer shop near the Condominium I live, guess what, this is what I saw!!! They are offering U Mobile postpaid plan with no monthly fees!!! Users will need to buy the phone(N77) for RM1,999 and get to enjoy free data services, free calls, SMS and MMS between 018 numbers and Mobile TV. The shop ...

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MiTV:The Insider

MiTV is aggressively looking for new staff for its soon to-be-launch 3G services. At this point, there are focusing in expanding their contact centre. If my sources are right, MiTV3G should be available by next month. Note: scamboy is currently looking for a job, is MiTV reading this?

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