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YTL WiMAX allocated 80MHz in the 700MHz band

It is believed that YTL Communication has been allocated 80Mhz in the 700Mhz band by SKMM. As usual, YTL declined to comment. Earlier this week, YTL signed an agreement with Sezmi to offer hybrid TV services in Malaysia at the end of 2011. However YTL would require new spectrum/frequency to offer the hybrid TV service.

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YTL-Sezmi hybrid TV to only available end next year

YTL Communications Sdn Bhd on Monday signed an agreement with Sezmi Corporation. The agreement allows YTL to offer hybrid TV service in Malaysia. (Wing K Lee, CEO of YTL Comms (left), exchanging the MoU with Buno Pati, CEO of Sezmi (second from right). Withnessing the exchange is Tan Sri Dr Francis Yeon (second from left), Dato’ Seri Mustapha Mohamed, Minister ...

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YTL WiMAX to offer web TV

The yet to be launched YTL WiMAX is set to sign up with US-based Sezmi Corporation to offer web TV service . In the US, Sezmi is available in 2 montly packages: $4.99(RM16) & $19.99(RM62). Some of the channels offered on Sezmi include Youtube, video on demand, ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC and more.

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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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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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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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Over 2K YTL base stations are being deployed

WiMAX operator, YTL Communications Sdn Bhd said in a statement recently that it is currently deploying 1900 WiMAX 2.3GHz base stations nationwide with another 500 more base stations from Samsung that will soon be deployed as well. Under the latest announcement, Samsung will also supply 2000 units of smaller base stations, or picocells, for In-building network coverage. The latest agreement ...

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YTL Comms to purchase 1 million WiMAX single-chips

YTL Communications Sdn Bhd today announced a purchase commitment of one million units of WiMAX single-chips including GCT’s GDM7205 WiMAX single chips and GDM7215 WiMAX/WiFi dual-mode single chips from GCT Semiconductor. YTL says it will soft launch the service in July 2010 with a nationwide availability scheduled in December 2010.

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USD1 million mYprize Global Developer Challenge

The YTL mYprize Global Developer Challenge is now launched and up to USD$1 million is for grab. Official story here. Fact Sheet: The Competition: ‘mYprize’ challenges developers from across the world to create unique applications, content or devices that highlight the benefits of YTL Communications’ 4G Network in Malaysia. To motivate developers worldwide to submit their prototypes, YTL Communications is ...

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YTL makes very good joke

It is really funny when YTL claims that it will have nationwide WiMAX coverage by 2010 when they are only allowed to operate in PENINSULAR MALAYSIA. Also why they are talking about nationwide roll out when it has been 2 years and not even a single base station is open up for commercial use? Watch this video too- NATIONWIDE ROLL ...

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Roll out your WiMAX network or let other ISP do it!

Please read “WiMAX licence holders warned to use or lose it” before reading my opinion below. How many times will the Government give warning to the WiMAX players in this country? Packet One has been executing well for what it has promised so far(P1 WiMAX coverage stands at 25.4%) while one player called YTL e-Solutions gave Malaysians a wonderful dream ...

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Mobile Telecom Predictions for 2009

I know this post is extremely late and there has been lots of email since January about this. I apologize for that as I never had the time to write my predictions for 2009. Here’s a very short list on what to look out for in the local telecom industry this year: Aggressive 3G services I know that everyone has ...

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New Year in 3 weeks time and so does the WiMAX Deadline

All of us will be celebrating the year 2009 with happiness and joy within 3 weeks time, but I don’t know whether the country’s four WiMAX operators will be doing the same. Here’s some of the few things that could take place before or after 2009: MCMC might impose a “fine” to these WiMAX operators, but these “fines” will be ...

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YTLE won’t be meeting WiMAX deadline

Looks like YTL e-Solutions (YTLE) won’t be meeting the deadline by the end of this year to launch the WiMAX service commercially and make it available to 25% of the human population in Peninsular Malaysia. 2 months back, SKMM was already taking about one WiMAX player who is not meeting their expectation. Could that be YTLE? According to Tan Sri ...

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YTL e-Solutions joins WiSOA

YTL e-Solutions, one of the 2.3Ghz WiMAX operator in Malaysia, has joined the London-based WiMAX Spectrum Owners Alliance (WiSOA). The company plans to lead participate in WiSOA to enable the future commercial development of roaming for WiMAX. It said WiSOA planned to enable roaming among WiMAX networks and from WiMAX networks into WiFi, cellular, 2G and 3G networks. Read more ...

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