DiGi picks a new platform for an effective service

DiGi recently has upgraded its platform from Teradata to support analytical business intelligence for customer analysis.The new platform enables extensive analysis of data related to customer call detail records and customer communications management. This will allow DiGi to compete on analytics and get quick, precise answers to complex business questions by consolidating their data infrastructure. Details here. Also, looks like ...

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DiGi Music Telegram

Make a dedication to your loved ones or friends on your favorite Radio Stations (Hitz.fm, Era, MyFM) via DiGi and this is what happens (video below) if your dedication is selected. First from DiGi (again), more on the DiGi website here. Any copycats out there?

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Test your Streamyx with M-Lab

Google (and New America Foundation’s Open Technology Institute, PlanetLab Consortium, academic researchers) has launched Measurement Lab (M-Lab). Measurement Lab (M-Lab) is an open, distributed server platform for researchers to deploy Internet measurement tools. The goal of M-Lab is to advance network research and empower the public with useful information about their broadband connections. By enhancing Internet transparency, M-Lab helps sustain ...

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Tips: Phone Calls

Here’s some advice when you receive a call/SMS from someone unknown. This advice also applies for calls that claims to be coming from services providers or mobile operators (such as Maxis, DiGi, Celcom, U Mobile, MCMC, Telekom….) Tip 1: DO NOT Trust the CallerFor whatever reasons, do not trust someone that you don’t know, even if the person knows your ...

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Celcom-Rihanna Concert

The upcoming Rihanna concert is being sponsored by Celcom, but looks like someone is not happy about the concert. Read this. It is not the first time as it happened before with other international artists such as Linkin Park, Mariah Carey, Pussy Cat Dolls, and Gwen Stefani. However, the local authorities has so far done a good job in ensuring ...

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WiMAX coming to Penang? (Update1)

As I have reported previously, now there are over 7 locations in Penang that is covered by WiMAX !!! The WiMAX trial run service will be available at five sites covering a major part of George Town, including Komtar, Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, Lebuh Macallum/Magazine Road, Gottlieb Road, Perak Road/Burma Road bordering upper Jelutong, Bukit Tengah and Bukit Mertajam. So ...

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Ruumz Launched

Remember when I first talked about Packet One’s social networking site about 5 months back? Well the Malaysian based social networking site is now launched. Here’s some of the pictures taken at the Ruumz launch party, last Thursday (15, January 2009) @ Mist Club, Bangsar. Ruumz LogoJames Chong, Chief Executive, ruumzNation Sdn BhdThe Team behind RuumzAdvertlets BloggersSome pretty girls(ruumate) snapping ...

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WiMAX coming to Penang? (Update)

I have heard rumors that P1 will be launching WiMAX in Penang. Not sure about it, but I think they will launch it this Monday (19 January 2009). To those who lives in Penang, sooner or later, WiMAX is coming to town!!!! Remember, this is a rumor. As for now, I am on my way to attend the launch of ...

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Maxis-HP Bundle: A Disappointed Customer

What happens if you bought a bundle package and later you want to cancel it? Let’s say the bundle includes a HP notebook and a Maxis Broadband service, which company is responsible for after sales service? In a blog post by the author of Meshio.com, neither Maxis or HP solved the problem but MCMC was doing the work. How can ...

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DiGi Desktop Agent

DiGi has a Desktop Agent that keeps you in touch with all the latest info on DiGi. The DiGi Desktop Agent is an automatic information retrieval agent which allows you to stay in touch with DiGi related events and information with a click of a button. Extra features include options to change your desktop icons and wallpapers with the Desktop ...

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Celcom buys 49% of Tune Talk (Update 1)

Last month, Celcom (M) Bhd, a subsidiary of TM International Bhd (TMI) made the surprising announcement that it will subscribe to 2.625 million shares of Tune Talk Sdn Bhd, a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) in Malaysia. In a statement to Bursa Malaysia, TMI said that Celcom has the option to buy another 16 per cent of Tune Talk, three ...

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Latest on Maxis

Flat International SMS rate for Maxis Postpaid usersEffective January 1, 2009, Maxis will charge a flat rate for international SMSes to 20 countries. This flat rate is applicable to its postpaid users. Postpaid users will be charge RM1 per SMS sent from Australia, Brunei, Cambodia, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Macau, the Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Taiwan, ...

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Celcom buys 49% of Tune Talk

Celcom is buying 49% of Tune Talk or 2.625 million shares. Tune Talk‘s majority shareholder is Fernandes (Tune Ventures)-40% , Datuk Kamarudin Meranun- 30%, Dennis Melka- 25% and Tune Strategic Investment- 5%. Why would Celcom make such a move when it is bigger than Tune Talk and owns a large telecom infrastructure while Tune Talk has not even launch a ...

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Latest Interview with the CEO of DiGi (video)

Here’s the latest interview with the CEO of DiGi, Johan Dennelind by Business Times Q: Any surprises on Mobile Number Portability (MNP), so far? Dennelind: Back tracking a bit first, just to remind you, leading to mobile number portability, there were no awareness campaigns done by us or anyone. Basically, when we launch, there was very little awareness among the ...

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Malaysia: Internet Service Disruption over the next 10 days

Looks like our Internet service will be slow over the next 2 weeks since there are some “circuits fault” on Southeast Asia – Middle East – Western Europe 4 (SMW4) submarine cable network between Palermo (Southern Italy) and Alexandria (Northern Egypt) linking Malaysia to Europe. (SMW4 submarine cable network) The SMW4 submarine cable network has landing points in 15 countries- ...

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