Opinion: Telco Industry says NO to YTL

Media reports over the past weeks said that the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (SKMM) had issued 80MHz of the 700MHz spectrum to YTL, which had a “highly unsuccessful” launch of its long-delayed YES 4G WIMAX service. While SKMM is saying no assignment had been issued to YTL for them to offer pay TV broadcasting using the 700MHz band as ...

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Symbian websites to shut down on December 17

The Symbian Foundation will be transitioning to a licensing body and as a result, a number of Symbian websites will be shutting down on 17th December 2010. Below are the websites that are affected:

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YES ID account page now accessible

Since my last post yesterday titled “Hackers might know your YES ID Password“, YTL today has opened up their YES ID account page for customers. While the site was loading extremely slow on Streamyx at the point of writing, customers can check(I have not tested yet) their account number, account balance, change settings, change password and more. But I wasn’t ...

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Hackers might know your YES ID Password

Update 1: According to a friend of mine, www.yes.my is using a mixture of architecture including Microsoft at the moment. ——————————————————————————————- There has been so many issues with YTL’s newly launched “world class” YES WiMAX aka self claimed “4G network” recently. From registration, login, billing, network, support to marketing- there seems to be errors and problems since Day 1 of ...

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Maxis HTC HD7 to be available starting 26 Nov 2010

As I said before, Maxis announced the HTC HD7 yesterday. ( L-R – TC Tang, Senior Marketing Manager, Mobile Communications Business Division, Microsoft Operations; SK Wong, Country Manager of HTC Malaysia; T Kugan, Maxis’ Vice President and Head of Product, Devices and Innovation; and Gary Denman, General Manager, Enterprise and Partner Group, Microsoft Malaysia) The device will retail at RM2399, ...

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[Video] Tech Idiots talks about YES 4G

Check out what these tech idiots, Chan Wern Shen and Kelvin Lim have to say about YTL’s newly launched YES broadband service. By the way these people are fun! Video after the jump.

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Celcom offers LG Optimus 7

Celcom said that it will offer the LG Optimus 7 starting today. In conjunction with the introduction of this new Windows Phone 7 device, Celcom is offering a special price of RM777 to the first 150 customers who register online via Celcom’s website (www.celcom.com.my) from 24 November onwards. The retail price of the LG Optimus 7 is RM2,099, will be ...

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NSN Malaysia calls on ICT industry to set carbon emissions goals by end 2011

Nokia Siemens Networks Malaysia calls on ICT industry to set carbon emissions goals by end 2011. Details after the jump.

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YTL YES WiMAX service launched

YTL’s YES WiMAX has been launched finally a year after P1 launched their WiMAX service. Both companies got the license at the same time. YES claims to have 65% WiMAX coverage in human populated areas. More story soon, in the mean time check out the press release below.

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Nokia’s Ovi Store downloads hit 3 million a day

Nokia today announced that its Ovi Store has reached 3 million downloads per day. More than 400 000 new developers in past 12 months; 1.5 million downloads of Qt software development toolkits. Press release after the jump.

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GSMA hopes Malaysia Gov will allocate the 700 MHz band for Mobile Broadband

The GSMA has unveiled a new independent research that highlights the positive impact harmonised spectrum allocation for mobile could have on the Asia Pacific region(including Malaysia). The report, released by the GSMA and The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), states that if governments allocate the 700 MHz band for Mobile Broadband deployment, it would bring much greater economic and social benefits ...

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[Infographic] The Android Market, Visualised

A survey was done by Mobclix to obtain information from 1,025 Android owners on the Mobclix Exchange during October. The purpose of the survey is to highlight different demographics of smartphone owners who use the Android Market every day. Key Findings 60% of Android users are under the age of 34 8% of Android users switched from an iPhone while ...

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Analysts: Consumers unlikely to say YES!

“Malaysians generally adopt the wait-and-see approach, so I doubt we will see many people jumping on the bandwagon,” said an analyst from a local bank-backed research house. “But then again, subscribing to voice and data services is not like buying a property. Property is long-term, but for these services, if I am not satisfied with your services or the speed, ...

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[Video] BlackBerry PlayBook

The lucky people over at Engadget has got their hands on RIM’s upcoming tablet device, the BlackBerry PlayBook. The video below gives you a quick peek of not only the overall form factor of the device but also the user interface and a quick little peek at the PlayBook’s camera function. Check it out after the jump.

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PM to launch WiMAX Forum SEA Conference

The Prime Minister will launch the WiMAX Forum Southeast Asia Regional Focus 2010 next week. Some of the speakers are from P1, YTL, SKMM, MIMOS, Samsung, Intel, Huawei, ZTE and more.

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