Telekom’s Unit to offer Fibre to the Home service

Telekom Malaysia’s unit Telekom Research & Development Sdn Bhd (TMR&D) will be offering its fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) solution next year. According to them, the deployment cost can be reduced up to 30%. Does this mean we can have cheaper high speed internet service? “The solution will provide better services and higher speed for broadband services compared to copper wires” said its ...

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Australia fears slow internet speeds

Resulting the issues of broadband access raise by main opposition Labor Party, Australian government gave its 958 million Australian dollars (US$807 million) deal to OPEL Networks Pty Ltd to offer high speed internet service for 3.7 million households and businesses. “Prime Minister John Howard’s government is seeking to counter criticism of the nation’s Internet speeds by the main opposition Labor ...

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Macrokiosk denies spoofing

Local mobile messaging gateway provider Macrokiosk Bhd has defended itself against accusations that it is involved in the recently publicised cases of SMS spoofing. Macrokiosk is also listed three times on the MCMC (Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission) list of non-compliant content providers, which can be viewed at http://www.mcmc.gov.my/consumer/non_compliance.asp. As a result, the company has drawn disapproval from some mobile ...

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Malaysians to get DVB-H mobile TV service

Press Release from MiTV Global mobility leader Nokia and MiTV Corporation Sdn Bhd (MiTV) announced their collaboration to launch a commercial mobile broadcast TV service based on Digital Video Broadcast-Handheld (DVB-H) technology in Malaysia in the second half of 2007. Announced at Nokia Connection 2007 in Singapore, and also in conjunction with Broadcast Asia 2007, the agreement is among Nokia’s ...

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DiGi is awarded at the 2007 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Awards

After receiving two awards from the 2007 Frost & Sullivan Malaysia Telecoms Awards last month, DiGi receive another award being named as 2007 Wireless Service provider of the Year in Asia-Pacific from the 2007 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Awards. In a press release: “DiGi has gone from being known as the smallest of three mobile telcos in Malaysia ...

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LG Prada now in Malaysia

The LGKE850 aka Prada is now in your local stores. Having a close look to the up coming iPhone this June 29, the Prada made its presence in Malaysia after it being successfully launched in UK, France, Germany and Italy. With a display of TFT 262k, 240×400 pixel screen, you can own the Prada at RM2,999. Check out the Prada ...

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Binariang owns more than 90% of Maxis

2 days ago it was reported that Binariang owns more than 75% of Maxis, now the share has been increased to more than 90%. Binariang does not intend to maintain the listing status of Maxis, by gaining these new shares Binariang has breached the listed entity’s 25 per cent public spread criterion. Maxis would be suspended from the Bursa Malaysia ...

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DiGi-988 A Party 2007

(Original News for Media) DiGi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd (“DiGi”) is rewarding its customers with a night of star-studded concert and party to entertain Malaysian youth with the nation’s most anticipated event — the “DiGi-988 A Party 2007”. More than 10 much-loved local and international singers, including Daniel Lee, Gary Chaw, Ee Je Chi, Joey Yung, Nicholas Teo, Victor Wong, Yumiko ...

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Binariang rules Maxis

At the point of writing, Binariang which made a voluntary general offer (VGO) last month to buy the remaining shares of Maxis NOW owns 75% of Maxis Communication Bhd. Binariang expected the privatisation deal to be completed in two months, now I guess that they are faster than schedule.

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Protect Environment!! Proper Dispose your Old Phones

You have an 10 years old phone or maybe an old phone that has become a treasure in your home, and you don’t know how to dispose it. Drop by to the Forest Research Institute of Malaysia in Kepong this Sunday, make the proper disposal of your old phone, battery or chargers and save the environment. The “Take Back” campaign ...

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