DiGi on possible tie-up with a Broadband provider

It is speculated that DiGi might partner or take over its rival to expand its broadband services. “We are not against acquisitions but are not on the hunt either” chief executive officer Morten Lundal said after the company’s AGM on May 8, 2007 at Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur.Time dotCom Bhd and Green Packet Bhd was said to be the “possible” ...

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Telekom Malaysia Posts Higher Q1 Profit

Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) recorded a higher pre-tax profit of RM846.7 million for the first quarter (Q1) ended March 31, 2007 compared with RM842.09 million in the same quarter last year. Revenue for the quarter rose to RM4.181 billion from RM3.787 billion due to higher revenue contribution from mobile, data and internet and multimedia segments, the company said in a ...

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Maxis will soon announce partner for PT Natrindo Telepon Seluler

MAXIS Communications Bhd will be announcing a new partner for its venture in the Indonesian market in the next few weeks. “We have yet to decide (the capital expenditure) for Indonesia as we are discussing with a couple of parties at this point. We will be announcing it (the partner) shortly in a couple of weeks” “I can’t tell beyond ...

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P2P on Mobile Phones

mTouche Technology Bhd chief executive officer Eugene Goh thinks that his company might just have found it for the mobile market. Last month, mTouche launched the M-Bit Network, a global peer-to-peer (P2P) search and file super-distribution network.Continue here JeffOoi wrote M-Bit: New ambit for P2P file-sharing across mobile networksOther News, click here———————————————————————————– mTouche Technology Bhd plans to make this service ...

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Free Upgrade to Windows Mobile 6 for Dopod users

Dopod International (Singapore) Pte Ltd, a leading PDA phone and Smartphone provider, today announced its support for existing users of 838Pro, D810, P800W and the recently launched U1000 to migrate from the Windows Mobile 5 operating system to an improved platform, Windows Mobile 6. This can be done for free and is applicable to all current owners of these devices. ...

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An Interview with Maxis

This is an interview with Maxis by Business Times. I believe these Q&A took place via email. Q: Why is Binariang GSM Sdn Bhd launching a general offer for Maxis? A: Since its inception, Maxis has grown rapidly to become Malaysia’s largest mobile telecommunications company. It has now expanded to markets such as India and Indonesia, and continues to look ...

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Binariang bids for Maxis

Binariang GSM Sdn Bhd, a company owned jointly by tycoon T. Ananda Krishnan’s Usaha Tegas Sdn Bhd and its affiliates, has offered to buy shares of Maxis Communications Bhd in cash at RM15.60 per share. This makes the privatisation deal worth RM39.9 billion, becoming the largest ever corporate transaction in Malaysia and one of the largest buyouts ever in Asia ...

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DiGi scores high

DiGi.Com Berhad (“DiGi”) posted strong results for first quarter ended 31 March 2007 with an after-tax profit of RM246 million, up 33% from the corresponding period last year. Revenue jumped 18% to RM1.01 billion on the back of an enlarged subscriber base of 5.8 million and higher usage across the customer base. DiGi Chief Executive Officer Morten Lundal said: “More ...

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Will Maxis go Private?

Billionaire T. Ananda Krishnan plans to buy full control of Maxis Communications Bhd, Malaysia’s biggest mobile-phone operator, which is valued at $9.6 billion. Krishnan’s Usaha Tegas Sdn and affiliates plan to make an offer to buy all shares they don’t already own by May 3, Maxis said today in a statement to the stock exchange in Kuala Lumpur. The statement ...

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Savvy silver-haired lot lapping up new toys

Friends think he is too old for his hobby, and his wife nags him for spending too much time and money on it. James Seah’s love of personal digital assistants (PDAs) has seen him spend a fortune. The 59-year-old once even worked part-time at a SingTel Hello shop just to get his hands on the latest models. He was a ...

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Maxis going private?

Tan Sri T. Ananda Krishnan might take Maxis Communication Berhad private. A voluntary general offer (VGO) might be launched by Usaha Tegas Sdn Bhd(controlled by Tan Sri T. Ananda Krishnan) early this week. It is believed that the tycoon holds an direct interest of 28.45% and a indirect stake of 47.05% in Maxis as of April 30,2006. Maxis share price ...

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TM Brodband now targeting schools

Following the successful “broadband implementation” by TM’ Streamyx, now it is targeting school childrens to use its so called“broadband”service. 50 schools has been targeted by TM under the new “TM eSchool”project which involves free installation of broadband facilities and other applications. FULL NEWS here. AS at March 21 2007, TM has 3 million internet users including some happy 915,000 broadband customers.

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Poll Results:Green Packet, the preferred WiMAX provider among Telco Talk readers

Green Packet tops all the other WiMAX operator as the chosen WiMAX provider to offer an alternative to the Malaysian for a better broadband service. Don’t forget to vote for the new poll on the right sidebar..

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Slow update on Telco Talk

Hi Guys. If you have noticed, there has been a slow update on Telco Talk. The reason? My notebook was hacked last week!!! [email protected]#$%^^&*!!! That’s why there was a lot of copy and paste job since last week trying to keep this blog updated. I have got to get online with my old notebook which I detected it working as ...

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Planning to buy a new phone?

Planning to get yourself a new phone? Nirmal T V has something to say about it. Read “How to buy to Good Mobile Phone“. Note: RM0.0837276 = 1.00 INR(India Rupees) RM1.00 = 0.292804 USD I USD = 41.5 INR

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