DiGi Broadband: Upcoming Challenges

DiGi Broadband was launched in March this year. A lot people has been asking me about DiGi Broadband, whether is it the right mobile data service for them. Few years back, mobile operators was launching 3G and then later they launched mobile broadband running on 3G and HSDPA. While 3G service(mobile phone) is not that popular in Malaysia, mobile broadband ...

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DiGi is upgrading 2G Network in Klang Valley

Could this be because of the network fault on last Monday(25-May-08)? Subscribers of Malaysian operator DiGi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd (“DiGi”) in the densely populated Klang Valley region will soon benefit from an improved mobile experience with greater coverage, better call quality, and added features. DiGi is modernizing its 2G network to address the needs of a growing subscriber base, and ...

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Half Price on DiGi Prepaid Tomorrow

DiGi is offering half price for voice calls on DiGi Prepaid from 7am-7pm tomorrow. DiGi is doing this because they are making up for the disruption on last Monday morning. However in the TheStar report here, DiGi never explained what was the exact problem and now it remains a mystery. I am on DiGi postpaid so I am not going ...

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Voice Support on WiGGY?

Do you know that the P1 Connection Manager on WiGGY is actually part of the Intouch Connection Manager (Intouch CM) from Green Packet (GP)? The latest Intouch connection manager from GP currently supports IM, SMS, Games and VoIP so it won’t be long before these new features are enabled on the P1 Connection Manager. Also, the up coming P1 VoIP ...

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"Maxis Sucks"

No..no….. I wouldn’t even think about saying that on this blog, but a Member of Parliament said that. “Maxis wireless broadband sucks big time today, and so did yesterday. Faulty user authentication process, frequent drop-line, stranded packet, incessant connectivity blackouts, throughput fluctuating between HSDPA and UMTS — all in my Penang residence. That’s the big problem of people who didn’t ...

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First company to sign up for HSBB

The first company to sign up for HSBB is a small one called Winet while TM is still “in talks” with other big players in the industry. I wonder why Winet is brave enough to go ahead with it when they are operating in the North and it may take more than a year for HSBB to expand aggressively out ...

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Get the Best Wireless Broadband, ask the Internet Insider

Internet Insider(http://internetinsider.com.my) is a “specialist” who can tell you what is the best wireless broadband service for you. Just make an appointment with them and they will visit you to test all the wireless broadband service available at your area and recommend you the fastest service to subscribe. It’s that simple!! The service is available in the Klang Valley and ...

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New Celcom Xpax Plan

“The plan allows customers to register 15 numbers from all networks as their favourite numbers and offers a flat call and SMS rates for as low as 12 sen per minute for voice call and half sen per SMS within the Celcom network users and six sen for other networks”- original sourceHowever this is what shown on the Celcom Xpax ...

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Facts about Mobile Broadband

Here’s SOME facts that you should know about mobile broadband using 3G networks: Shared service- Mobile Broadband uses your mobile phone network and it is a shared service, so don’t expect maximum speed(exp: 3.6Mbps) all the time. Mobile & Wireless- Mobile Broadband is made for the purpose of getting broadband while NOT AT HOME and on the move. It is ...

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P1 New WiMAX modem is WiFi Enabled

If you remember my post last month about the new P1 WiMAX Desktop modem, the one thing I missed out about this modem is that it has WiFi built in!! And now P1 has launched this new DV-230 modem at RM199 or RM20 x 12 months. Get the new modem free with a 24-months contract. You can still buy the ...

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Tune Talk is launching

Now XOX is available and it is now time for Tune Talk to launch!! A friend of mine in the mobile industry said that the launch date could be 15 June or 15 July. However my resources points out that Tune Talk will be launching in June 2009. It is believed that Tune Talk has a MVNO license in Singapore ...

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New Maxis Broadband Pricing & Plans

This is not confirmed and not official but a reliable source points out that Maxis is looking at prepaid broadband, cheaper packages, day based broadband packages and more. If this is true, something to be announced within few weeks. P.s: I have been hearing a lot of complains on the Maxis Postpaid Broadband recently. Personally, I have a Celcom Unlimited ...

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2 Mobile Operators Trialling LTE in Malaysia

If you know what is LTE (Long Term Evolution) , I found out that two telcos in Malaysia is trialling LTE in Malaysia. The trial is on the 900Mhz band and it seems that Red/Green & Blue is currently conducting that trial. Anyway, don’t expect to see LTE for the next 3-4 years because it involves a whole new technology ...

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Mobile World launches Twitter

Mobile World Magazine has a launched its official twitter account. Get live instant updates, rumours/speculations in the mobile world industry. Start subscribing to the Mobile World Twitter updates now!! – http://twitter.com/mobile_world

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XOX is launching

I said this so many times, but it is a fact that XOX is delaying their launch. This time it was suppose to be today and now it has been postponed to 7 May 2009. You probably know what XOX will be offering- Soft Launch of XOX Prepaid But surprisingly, this MVNO will be launching in a Red Box. No ...

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