eB Capital wins broadband project

Wireless broadband and telephony provider eB Technologies (M) Sdn Bhd (eB Tech), a wholly-owned subsidiary of eB Capital Bhd, has been awarded a contract to provide wireless Internet access to the community of Kepala Batas, Seberang Prai, under the Penang & Kulim Pilot Broadband Project. Read more

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New MVNO

Another MVNO is about to launch its service this year. Check out XOX.COm Sdn Bhd at http://www.xox.com.my/ This will be the fourth MVNO in Malaysia after Redtone, Merchantrade and Tune Talk. Any ideas which operator that it has signed agreement with? More updates on this very soon on Telco Talk Malaysia. Note: The website is under construction

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One TM 1 Number

TM has launched 1 Number, where you could use only 1 Number to stay in touch with any of your mobile or fixed line number, anywhere, anytime. With 1 number, users will be given a 1700-80-xxxx and will be connected to their TM Homeline/Businessline, or their Celcom number. (Click image for larger view) It works the other way round. You ...

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New Maxis Caller Ringtone "Renewal Fee"

For those who are not aware, Maxis has started charging RM2 every month per Caller Ringtone since Dec 17, 2007. In other words, if you have purchased a Caller Ringtone after Dec 17, then you will be paying RM2 a month for each Caller Ringtone stored for your Maxis number. For example, if you have 5 Caller Ringtones for your ...

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Free Streamyx with selected Natsys computers

Soon, you will be able to purchase selected Natsys desktop PCs or notebook computers that comes with 24-month free Streamyx 1.0Mbps subscription with a free modem and one-year warranty. Telekom Malaysia and Nadiayu Technologies (Natsys) are working together to make it easier for the Malaysians to buy a personal computer that comes with broadband Internet connection. The programme, being called ...

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Free WiFi from P1

Packet One Networks (M) Sdn Bhd , a subsidiary of Green Packet Bhd, is offering its newly launched WiFi service for free. Two packages are offered: Shared Access Two packages are available under Shared Access: Hot Zone(WiFi) The Hot Zone will be free until 17 Feb 2008 where after that users will be charged as below: -1 Day Plan: RM5-7 ...

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Green Packet buys a new office

Green Packet Bhd is getting a new “home” in Petalling Jaya. The soon-to-be Green Packet headquarter is a a 12 storey purpose-built office building that will cost Green Packet RM39 million-reports Theedgedaily. “The property is located at Section 8, Petaling Jaya and has two basement car park levels with 126,676 sq ft floor area and 100,000 sq ft of lettable ...

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DiGi views the year 2008 as a successful year

Taken from an interview in Theedgedaily here. Morten LundalDiGi.com Bhd Chief Executive Officer Q: What is your take on the outlook for 2008?A: As we say every time we look forward, it’s going to be more challenging and even more competitive, that’s the mindset we need to have. We expect to continue to innovate and also to focus even more ...

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Nokia N77 review

Nokia N77 Around two weeks ago, I was given an opportunity to review the new Nokia N77 DVB-H phone. Thanks to Wom World from UK, a Nokia sponsored resource, providing latest news, comment and feedback on all things about the Nokia Nseries from the world. The Nokia N77 mobile phone is an excellent mobile TV device that offers you to ...

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What to expect from Green Packet on WiMAX?

Packet One, a subsidiary of Green Packet, one of the 4 WiMAX 2.3Ghz licensee, has been interviewed by Business Times. Below are the 7 questions with Michael Lai, CEO of Green Packet International Sdn Bhd. Michael Lai QUESTION: What is going to differentiate your service with others? Lai: We will go to market with fixed voice first, then it will ...

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Internet from the sky

Communications network provider QucomHaps Malaysia Sdn Bhd says it will deliver wireless broadband access via a high-altitude platform station (HAPS) service in the country in early 2009. The service will use aircraft carrying communications equipment hovering at stratospheric levels (i.e. 20km from the ground) to blanket large areas with broadband access. QucomHaps chief executive officer Billy Harkin said HAPS is ...

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Mobile Number Portability coming soon

With mobile number portability in Malaysia just months away, Telcordia and Unified Communications have joined forces to bring their world-class number portability solution to the country. In March, the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission announced that the consortium of Talian Gerak Alih, Unified Communications and Telcordia was selected to build, operate and manage the mobile number portability clearinghouse in Malaysia. ...

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NasionCom directors fined

If you are following the news here and here, recently six NasionCom directors has been fined. NasionCom offers discounted calls and broadband services. It was set to launch 3.5 Ghz WiMAX service which was all ready to take off until it had problems with its directors. Last checked, http://www.nasioncom.com.my was down. I wonder what will happen to NasionCom now?

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KL becomes "wireless city", soon

Kuala Lumpur will soon be covered with 1,500 WiFi hotspots starting middle next year. A a memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between DBKL,MCMC and Green Packet(Packet 1). The phase 1 of the project will cost RM60 million where RM50 million will come from Green Packet and the rest by MCMC and DBKL. The project is called the “KL Wireless ...

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HAPPY gets "happy" by making money from "HAPPY" users

HAPPY, the no-frill prepaid service, launched by DiGi, but not by DiGi(according to the Happy team) is a move by DiGi, I mean HAPPY to dominate the Voice and SMS market in Malaysia. With 60 days validity on any reload, 1sen/sec and up to 99sen for a 45 minute call and 10sen per SMS. WHAT IS THE CATCH? Ok, lets ...

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