New chapter at Maxis

DiGi.Com Bhd seems to be the cellular service provider that continues to spice up the local mobile scene with loads of surprises for consumers the past year, keeping its two rivals, Maxis Communications Bhd and Celcom (M) Bhd, on their toes. Going forward, the challenges for the telcos would be tougher as the playing field gets crowded with newer players ...

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Malaysian Deserves a Better Broadband says Redesign Malaysia & Advertlets

Advertlets.com, an online blog advertising network and RedesignMalaysia.com, a website which campaigns for broadband reform and improvement in Malaysia have launched the “Malaysia Deserves Better Broadband!” campaign. To mark the launch of the campaign, an innovative advertising system has been created that allows local ISPs to target and advertise their services to verified users of competing broadband services – to ...

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An Interview with REDtone by Bizweek

REDtone’s managing director Wei Chuan Beng sheds some light on what to expect from the group with TheStar’s Bizweek. BIZWEEK: How different are things for REDtone now as opposed to a year ago? Wei: It’s been pretty good for us of late. What we have been planning over the past year is beginning to bear fruit. We laid the groundwork ...

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Spectrum allocation, more often than not, draws heated debate

FEW areas of licensing in Malaysia, if any, have been more controversial in recent years than spectrum allocation. After all, the spectrum is a national asset whose use touches so many aspects of everyday life. As such, allocating frequency bands involves the interests of many parties and the stakes are high. Access to the spectrum gives businesses a decent shot ...

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REDtone back in the spotlight

THESE days, REDtone International Bhd’s office in the IOI Business Centre in Puchong is bustling with activity. The pace has visibly picked up and there is a palpable feel-good element in the air. But that’s putting it mildly. After two far-from-stellar years, REDTone regained its spot in the limelight recently, when it was revealed that it is one of the ...

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PC Fair 2007,Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre

PC Fair is really big this year…. Check out the pictures taken on the first day. By the way, PC Fair ends tomorrow. Click on the link for more pictures….ALL PICTURES HAS COPYRIGHT, IT MAY NOT BE COPIED FOR ANY USE… CLICK HERE FOR MORE PICTURES!!!! UPDATES:The Association of the Computer and Multimedia Industry of Malaysia (Pikom) expects significantly higher ...

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DiGi, Citigroup to offer remittance on mobile phones

DiGi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd has teamed up with Citigroup Global Transaction Services to be the first mobile service provider in Malaysia offering remittance services via mobile phone. DiGi chief executive officer, Morten Lundal said on April 12 the service would initially allow remittance to selected Southeast Asian countries and later extended to other Asian countries. He said DiGi wanted to ...

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Definition of Mobility

Yesterday, I was having dinner with an old friend of mine. She asked “What is Mobility?” and I decided to reply her here. Check out the Zass Hair Cut Video. Click here to read the story about the video above. By the way, Mobility means-The quality or state of being mobile Mobility in Wikipedia, click here

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Take serious action on identity theft

SMS content providers are abusing this wonderful mode of communication. SMS spams are deluging mobile phone subscribers. There are too many offers of ringtones, music and other services which are often not required and which consumers have to tolerate. To stop receiving these unwanted SMSes one has to call and inform the service provider, whereby the subscriber would be charged. ...

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Content developers face hurdles

Malaysia has the potential to prosper in the global digital content market, said Venture capitalist Malaysia Debt Ventures (MDV) Bhd. It said the market is estimated to grow to US$644bil (RM2.25 trillion) within the next three years, which makes getting a slice of it a worthwhile goal. The country has 125 digital-content companies, including animation studios, design houses and games ...

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Four New WiMAX operators told to co-operate

The four new WiMAX operators, Redtone-CNX Broadband Sdn Bhd, Packet One Networks (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, Asiaspace and BizSurf (M) Sdn Bhd will be asked to share their infrastructure says Energy, Water and Communications Minister Datuk Seri Dr Lim Keng Yaik. Quoted from Business Times:“I have already sounded out to the WiMAX operators and all said it is a good idea” ...

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Celcom-MiTV 3G Domestic Roaming

Its true!!! Celcom (M) Bhd and MiTV Corp. Sdn Bhd has signed a MoU that will allow a nationwide domestic roaming. The yet to be branded MiTV 018 as reported by various sources(What happened to Mi3G?) is the first of its kind of domestic roaming that allows customers to enjoy domestic roaming on 3G network at no additional cost. “The ...

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Police bust Akademi Fantasia SMS scam syndicate

Police have busted a syndicate involved in an Akademi Fantasia SMS scam in Sabah. The three key members of the syndicate were arrested in a series of operations by state police here that led to the detention of at least 11 other suspects in connection with the scam that used random SMS to dupe people into parting with their money. ...

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Free SMS

A friend of mine called me 4 days ago, he is currently working for a company in Australia. The company he works for provides free SMS service around the world to countries like US, Singapore, Australia, Germany, India, Indonesia, Malaysia and the list goes on(very long list)…..WAIT!!! Did I say Malaysia? Yup Its true!!!Its free….so what’s the catch? This service ...

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The Dopod U1000

Physical design Form factor: PadDimensions: 133.1 x 98 x 16 mmWeight w/battery: 375 gPrimary display resolution: 640 x 480 pixels Phone Phone type: Quadband Networks: GSM850, GSM900, GSM1800, GSM1900 Connectivity options: 3G, HSDPA, GPS, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPRS/GSM, USB, EDGE Messaging features: SMS, MMS, Predictive text input, Email Calling Features: Speakerphone Multimedia Built-in digital camera? Yes Maximum camera resolution: 3 megapixels ...

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