Mobile World Mag moves to WordPress, new web design

Mobile World Magazine has just switched its website to wordpress(from Joomla). It also has new new layout. Check out http://www.mobileworld.com.my/

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4 new paid channels on TM’s HyppTV

Telekom Malaysia (TM) has added four new channels to Malaysia’s newest Pay TV service – HyppTV, starting from 14 January 2011. The new channels are: UTV Movies, UTV Bindass, Jaya Max and Bloomberg Television. Details in the press release below.

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Celcom Axiata and DiGi to share 218 base stations

DiGi & Celcom Axiata have agreed to share an initial of 218 sites or base stations from each provider to save about 2.2 billion ringgit ($719 million) over 10 years. Axiata Group said that the sharing will remove the duplication of base station sites, address escalating rental fees and reduce utility and transmission costs.

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Nokia Comes WithOUT Music now

The world’s top cellphone maker, Nokia, is ending its bundling of free music downloads with cellphones in 27 countries (out of 33), where it has gained little traction since its 2008 launch. Reuters reported that Nokia will continue to sell phones with 12-month subscription to free music downloads in China, India and Indonesia and with 6-month subscriptions in Brazil, Turkey ...

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U Mobile to launch Blackberry this Friday

As I reported last month that U Mobile will offer Blackberry service, the time has finally come. U Mobile will launch its Blackberry service this Friday(21 January, 2011) at Berjaya Times Square. As part of the launch, U Mobile is offering the promotion as below: RM 3 : for 1st 10 device (Blackberry Bold 9780) RM 33 : for next ...

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BlackBerry Storm 3 shows up, specs revealed

If the folks at BGR are revealing the truth, then the Blackberry Storm 3 is quite an impressive phone. The Blackberry Storm 3 will feature the highest resolution display to ever ship on a BlackBerry smartphone — a 800 x 480-pixel display. The phone has a trackpad but not sure whether it will feature the SurePress display or not. Based ...

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Tune Talk Presents Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber is coming to Malaysia, thanks to Tune Talk & other sponsors! The concert(Justin Bieber My World Tour) is on 21 April, 2011(8.30pm) at Stadium Merdeka. Tickets are priced at RM498, RM358, RM288, RM188 and RM98 each. Tickets are available online from AirAsiaRedTix at www.airasiaredtix.com and TicketPro at www.ticketpro.com.my, as well as over the counter at TicketPro and AirAsiaRedTix outlets. A ...

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Lower Malaysia-Singapore mobile roaming rates in 2-months

Good news for those who frequently travel between Malaysia & Singapore. After 2-years of negotiation, both Government have agreed on a plan to lower mobile roaming charges between 2 countries. Singapore Information, Communications and Arts Minister Lui Tuck Yew confirmed that the roaming call rates will be reduced by up to 30%, while that for SMS will be cut by ...

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Celcom offers virtual business phone system

Celcom Biz today launched Virtual PABX, a virtual business phone system targeted to businesses such as SoHo, SMEs, and MNCs. Adlan Ahmad Tajudin, Chief Corporate Officer of Celcom Axiata Berhad (right) alongside Mohamed Rastam Shahrom, Senior Vice President, Enterprise Solutions of Celcom Axiata Berhad (left) The system is fully mobile based(mobile centrex) and has all the functionalities of  a traditional ...

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YTL YES to issue monthly bill on Jan 19

There has been more update since YTL YES enabled the “summary billing” just after my blog post. In an official response to me via SKMM, YTL said that I will receive a bill between 19 December 2010 to 19 Jan 2011 on the 19 Jan 2011. However the response gave no further details such as how YES customers can view ...

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Korean Telco Minister visits P1, congratulates on reaching 280k subscribers

The South Korea telecommunication and regulator (Korea Communication Commission or KCC) Chairman Seejoong Choi visited the Packet One (P1) headquarters today to congratulate P1 and its Korean partner SK Telecom(SKT) on securing 280,000 subscribers. Chairman Choi said that the P1-SKT partnership is enhancing Korea and Malaysia’s competitiveness in wireless broadband through innovation, creativity and the free flow of information. In ...

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Register Online for UniFi- free 1-month usage

Those who are interested to subscribe for Telekom Malaysia’s UniFi service can do so by registering online over here. TM is giving away 1-month free subscription if your online registration is successful.  This promotion is until further notice. Official release below:

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P1 4G now has 280,000 subscribers

Green Packet’s P1 4G announced today that it now has 280,000 broadband subscribers, a target set for the year 2010. The announcement coincides with the visit of South Korea’s Ministerial Korea Communications Commission Chairman Seejoong Choi to HQ of P1 tomorrow.

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P1 Home Pro subscribers get free double speed upgrade

P1 has announced yesterday that it is giving a FREE speed upgrade from 2.4Mbps to 4.8Mbps to all new and existing Home Pro subscribers- That’s a New Year gift from P1 4G. Take note that fair usage threshold for the Home Pro package is 30GB a month(used to be 40GB) and the monthly fee is RM139 (used to be RM199). ...

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(UPDATE 1)Opinion: Slow speeds, still no billing on YES4G

UPDATE 1: YTL YES today allowed customers to view their usage summary, although I’m not sure how frequent this usage summary is updated(supposedly it has to be by per-minute update). I’ve been informed that a monthly itemised bill will be issued to all subscribers on January 19, 2011. _____________________________________________________________ There’s still no billing for YTL’s fastest YES4G network(in their own ...

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