Celcom contributes 1,000 mobile phones

Celcom (M) Berhad contributed 1,000 handphones valued at RM200,000 for use by officials of Sukan Malaysia (SUKMA) 2008 scheduled for May 31 to June 9. Bernama reports here. Wonder what brand could those mobile phones be? imobile?

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3G license in wrong hands?

Now it has been more than 2 years since 3G service has been launched. Maxis had some 380,000 3G customer as at April this year while Celcom has 270,000 3G customers. There are close to 23 million mobile users in the country. Did 3G failed to take off? MiTV and Time was awarded 3G license on March 2006 last year. ...

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IZZi iBurst Mobile Wireless Broadband

IZZinet Sdn Bhd formerly known as MoBif Wireless Broadband Sdn Bhd is a subsidiary of MoBif Berhad has launched its iBurst service yesterday. The service which covers Kuala Lumpur, Petaling Jaya, Shah Alam, Cheras and Ampang offers download speed up to 1Mbps and upload speed of 384Kbps. Operating in the 1790 – 1795 MHz band with a 5Mhz bandwidth, iZZi ...

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iBurst launched

iZZinet Sdn Bhd has just launched their iBurst service. The services offers speed up to 1Mbps with a monthly access fee of RM88. To use it, users must sign up a one year contract and will receive a free modem. Kuala Lumpur, Petaling Jaya, Shah Alam, Cheras and Ampang are covered by iBurst. It is believed that iZZinet Sdn Bhd ...

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Interview with Datuk Jamaludin Ibrahim

Here is an interview between Starbiz and Datuk Jamaludin Ibrahim. StarBiz: Why quit when Maxis is headed for some very exciting times ahead? Jamaludin: Business-wise, Maxis has achieved a lot and made inroads into Indonesia and India and is positioned for its next growth phase. Due to that there is a need to change the management team as this calls ...

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Maxis CEO is retiring

Datuk Jamaludin Ibrahim, the name that is always related to MAXIS, will be retiring as Group CEO this July,31. Jamaludin, seated on the right He was recently named Asian Mobile Operator CEO of the year. Datuk Jamaludin will be replaced by Sandip Das who was the former CEO of Hutchison Essar(India) as Maxis CEO for Malaysian operations. It is understood ...

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Telco Talk Q&A

I have been receiving tons of emails for the past few months. Most readers has been asking a lot of question regarding mobile services. To make things easy, send an email with the subject “Telco Talk Q&A-(Your own subject)” to [email protected] Your question/emails are most welcomed.

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MiTV:The Insider

MiTV is aggressively looking for new staff for its soon to-be-launch 3G services. At this point, there are focusing in expanding their contact centre. If my sources are right, MiTV3G should be available by next month. Note: scamboy is currently looking for a job, is MiTV reading this?

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The Truth of DiGi prepaid is proven

Remember The Truth about prepaid war last year???? The people behind www.thetruthaboutprepaid.com , McCann Erickson Malaysia won the Grand Prix 2007 Dragon(The Dragon of ASIA) award beating 16 entries from 7 countries at the Promotion Marketing Awards of Asia (PMAA). www.thetruthaboutprepaid.com was designed for Digi. Last year, Celcom came out with www.thetruthaboutprepaid.com.MY few weeks after DiGi lauched www.thetruthaboutprepaid.com McCann Erickson ...

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iPhone Hacked!!!

Jon Lech Johansen has successfully able to hack the iPhone’s WiFi and iPod feature. You can use it without activating it over iTunes although you won’t be able to use the phone features. iPhone hacked!!!

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Celcom 3G RM68 package

Sounds interesting? Thats what I heard from a friend(not a close one) of mine. Sources say that Celcom MIGHT come up with something like Maxis Wireless Broadband package. Celcom, if you are reading this, I want you to know that I will be excited to sign up for the package. I am not sure whether the rumors are true or ...

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iPhone’s impact

You might be wondering why there are so many post on iPhone for the past few days. ITS iPhone week people!!! Since the announcement of iPhone back at Macworld 2007 in January, hand phone makers around the world has started thinking twice on their marketing strategies and product developments. We saw the entry of LG Prada just few months after ...

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iPhone Crashing

We have seen the HUGE great fans of iPhones. Now lets see the other side of it.

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Maxis’ privatisation opens a new entry

NO matter what you say about T. Ananda Krishnan, you could never accuse him of being not shrewd enough. Last Friday, Maxis Communications Bhd marked its last trading day after five years on Bursa Malaysia. As of that date, reports placed Binariang GSM Sdn Bhd’s shareholding at 99.44%, allowing Ananda Krishnan’s (AK) vehicle to invoke Section 34 of the Securities ...

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Apple’s iPhone is finally out!!!

So, the iPhone is finally out now. I am not sure about you guys, but I woke up this morning to watch the live iPhone launch(6a.m) over the Internet. Its history, 1984, it was a Apple computer, 2001, it was an iPod, today, 29 June 2007 marks the launch of an iPhone. There were thousands of peoples waiting outside the ...

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