One Man on Perak’s Free wifi, 24 hours a day!!

Free wireless Internet access at the Ipoh Padang has been launched, but one user is already hogging the service 24 hours a day for the past two months. Although the act is not an offence, the state government and the service provider are taking steps to identify the user. Perak Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamad Tajol Rosli Ghazali said the ...

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Mobile Network Optimisation Summit 2007

Date:March 27 – 28, 2007 Venue: Grand Copthorne Waterfront, Havelock Road, Singapore Description: This premier conference is Asia’s only event dedicated to unleashing the potential of your mobile network. No where else will you meet so many like minded practitioners focused on effective strategies to maximize capacity, increase coverage and ensure ultimate QoS & QoE. Sneak Preview Highlights Include: Operator ...

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“Telekom Malaysia Tak Boleh Pakai”

To know whether Telekom Malaysia boleh pakai or Tak Boleh Pakai, continue reading here.

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Competition healthy for broadband industry

TWO spectra were issued in less than a year. DiGi.Com Bhd was not a recipient although it has helped revolutionise the cellular industry in Malaysia. Rates for voice calls have dropped drastically over the years and now we pay a pittance for SMS. There are plenty of choices in terms of packages for the consumer, and that would not have ...

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DiGi plans third round capital repayment

DiGi.Com might plan a third capital repayment under a proposal to optimise its balance sheet says chief executive officer Morten Lundal. “Right now, we have too much cash and too little debt” Lundal added. “Our balance sheet is under-leveraged and we have to make good, to get to a more optimal balance sheet. We will announce, at some point, a ...

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TM on WiMAX(updated)

TM is planning to launch their WiMAX services on the 2.5GHz spectrum if they are given a green light by the Multimedia Communication and Multimedia Commission(MCMC). TM says they are ready to spend the same amount (RM250million-RM300million) as the current 2.3GHz spectrum owners which is expected by MCMC. Quoted from The Edge Daily: “Since we were not able to get ...

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TM Net has 915,000 happy customers

TM Net Sdn Bhd is planning a one million customers this years as they currently has some 915,000 customers as at end of February. TM Net also announced its partnership with QSR Brands Bhd on the installation of tmnet hotspot services at 128 Pizza Hut restaurants in the country. TM Malaysia business integrated marketing general manager Zainab Hashim is quoted ...

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Celcom launch Podcast services

Celcom (Malaysia) Bhd will be launching its new mobile podcast services. “We will source for the news through stringers and freelancers, as well as from international wire services. Initially we are looking at a 30-second audio service that covers local news,” said its chief executive officer Datuk Seri Shazalli Ramly A new service called AJoke was also launched where customers ...

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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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