TM plans RM18.1b revenue this year

Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) is targeting to achieve a revenue of RM18.1 billion this year. TM said revenue growth was expected to be largely driven by its international operations in Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and its domestic mobile operations. Quoted from The Edge Daily: “The plan for TM in the next three years is to become a strong regional player ...

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Why Malaysians need WiMAX

Wow, everyone is taking about WiMAX…The blogs, the prints, the magazine(coming issue)….Everywhere…..so what the fuss is it all about? WHAT IS WiMAX? WiMAX stands for Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access. WiMAX can deliver last mile wireless broadband services in our country. In other words, it can replace streamyx and even the fixed line service itself!!! WiMAX can deliver high speed ...

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DiGi: We will take the challenge

DiGi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd which is suppose to get a 3G license almost one year ago is now denied the WiMAX license too. DiGi which has been “very successful” in offering Mobile Telecommunication services in the Malaysian market, lost to four small companies. DiGi is proven to be better on every aspect point of view if they are to be ...

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REDtone: WiMAX a "meaningful role"

REDtone International Bhd via its subsidiary, Redtone-CNX Broadband Sdn Bhd which is one of the four winners of the 2.3Ghz spectrum expects this license to drive and enhance it broadband plans. REDtone is designated to deploy its WiMAX service in Sabah and Sarawak. All WiMAX winners must cover 25 percent of the population by end of the year and at ...

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Green Packet: Klang Valley is ours

Packet One Networks (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd is a subsidiary of Green Packet Bhd says that the WiMAX license presents the company with a rare and valuable opportunity to roll out its wireless communication infrastructure. They were quoted saying: “The WiMaX licence with a 2.3Ghz spectrum will complement and enhance the quality of service and throughput of the current SONmetro wireless ...

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Asiaspace: WiMAX license a dream come true

Asiaspace as one of the winner for the WiMAX spectrum says that they will invest 300-400 million to roll out the service. In a statement quoted from Bernama: “Asiaspace has no problems working with any party or parties to realise our dreams,” it said. It said with the spectrum, it would be able to play a much bigger role than ...

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TM exploring Indochina opportunities

Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) is exploring opportunities to acquire wireless operators in Vietnam and Laos as part of its expansion plans, said its chief executive officer Datuk Abdul Wahid Omar. “We have always said we are looking at this region and Indochina (for expansion). It is not going to be easy as it is very competitive as others (telcos) are ...

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TM Partners Verizon To Develop Local IP Capabilities

Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) will team up with Verizon Business to explore the development of Malaysian-based Internet Protocol (IP) hub. The Benefits? establishment of such a hub will enable companies within the country to benefit from locally-based IP services Malaysian and foreign-owned companies located in Malaysia would have the opportunity to use cutting-edge IP network technology and prepare for future ...

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WiMAX winner will be announce tomorrow

The Energy, Water and Communication Minister Datuk Seri Lim Keng Yaik said that the announcement of WiMAX winners will be made tomorrow by the Malaysian Communication and Multimedia Commission(MCMC). For more info, click here.

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Ericsson EDGE Evolution (or 2.9G?)

Ericsson is set to achieve data speeds of up to 1Mbps in current GSM networks, enabling mobile broadband services for the world’s 2 billion existing GSM subscribers. Following the recent 3GPP industry standardization of EDGE Evolution, Ericsson has restated its commitment to launch EDGE Evolution, as software upgrade of existing infrastructure, by 2009. EDGE Evolution will boost data speeds by ...

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Nasion Com Given Extension

NasionCom Holdings Bhd has until 15 of April to to re-issue its 2005 accounts. The Securities Commission (SC) has publicly reprimanded Nasioncom Holdings Berhad (NHB) and directed the company to rectify and re-issue its financial statements for the financial year ended 31 December 2005 last month. The SC had considered it a serious breach of law and said further investigations ...

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Nextnation calls for remedial period

Nextnation Communication Bhd has called for a remedial period before suspension of mobile phone content services for the non-processing of termination requests by customers. In calling for a review of the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) guidelines, Nextnation said the current practice was to immediately suspend short codes for such a violation. It said immediate suspension without any remedial ...

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MCMC acts on 11 mobile content services providers

Malaysian Communication and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has taken action against a total of 11 mobile content services providers for spamming and other regulatory violations. From the middle of last year to early this year, these companies have been slapped with a suspension of their short codes services and at least one has been fined for the violations. Consumers and industry ...

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LG targets to double mobile phone market share

LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company (LG) is targeting to double its share of the Malaysian mobile phone market to 10% this year from 5% in 2006 on the back of new models of its Black Label series. Its vice president and Asia, Middle East and Africa business team leader, Bo H Choi, said the targeted market share would represent sales ...

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Govt must implement WiMax spectrum now, says Intel

Malaysia needs to scale up the infrastructure to increase personal computer (PC) penetration and Internet usage by launching the WiMax spectrum now, and needs to reinvent itself as a true digital nation to increase its competitiveness at the global level. Intel Electronics (M) Sdn Bhd country manager Debjani Ghosh said the government must also provide better quality broadband connection at ...

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