REDtone now the WIDEST and of of the LARGEST WiMAX operator

REDtone has formed a partnership with eB Technologies that enables REDtone to use the 2.5Ghz and 3.5Ghz in Peninsular Malaysia. On March 17 last month, REDtone was awarded a 2.5Ghz spectrum to operate WiMAX in Sabah and Sarawak. With this partnership, it makes REDtone the ONLY WiMAX operator with access to all 3 WiMAX spectrum that enables it to cover ...

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Intel favors WiMax over 3G for Centrino

At a media briefing prior to the opening of this week’s Intel Developer Forum in Beijing, Mooly Eden, general manager of Intel’s Mobile Platforms Group, decreed that the chipmaker is leaving third-generation (3G) wireless technology in the hand of vendors and will devote its future energies to developing and promoting the emerging WiMax technology. “You’re not going to get a ...

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MCMC on mission to solve Measat-3 Interference

An MCMC workforce has been set up to solve the issue on the interference of Measat-3‘s downlink transponder(frequencies ranging from 3.4Ghz to 4.2 Ghz) with the 3.5Ghz spectrum. Theedgedaily reported that the MCMC’s working group is expected to submit its recommendations by the end of the week. Four days ago, NasionCom has raised its concerned over the Government’s plan to ...

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To :33030 "Mr.Taxi,pls pick me up in Cyberjaya n send me 2 Putrajaya"

Its right. If you live or if you need a cab in Putrajaya or Cyberjaya, just SMS!! The SMS service is monitored by Commercial Vehicle Licensing Board (CVLB) and operates in Cyberjaya and Putrajaya. There are also plans to implement it in the Klang Valley. To use the service, a user first sends his/her address either in Putrajaya or Cyberjaya(Note: ...

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Universiti Teknologi Petronas plans wireless campus

Universiti Teknologi Petronas (UTP) has collaborate with Telekom Malaysia to set up wireless broadband access in the University. The project, an investment of RM400,000 by UTP will provide wireless broadband service(TMNet hotspot) to its 5,800 students. The Students will need a device with WiFi access and their student ID number to use the wireless broadband service. The wireless broadband service ...

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Broadband services come under fire

CEOs in the country are generally unhappy with the state of Malaysian broadband services, according to a recent survey. The majority (70% of those polled) find broadband Internet access slow. They said broadband service providers seem unable to deliver on the promised access speeds. Service providers TM Net and Jaring promise surfing speeds of between 512Kbps and 4Mbps. Many chief ...

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S60 Mobile Phone

Nokia introduces widget support for S60 and takes a significant step in realizing its vision of transforming mobility and the Internet with rich Web 2.0 experiences. S60 will be the first mobile software platform that enables the creation of widgets using familiar standards-based Web technologies. Available to all S60 licensees, widget support enhances the Internet experience on a mobile by ...

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Smartphones Asia 2007

Date: April 18 – 19, 2007Venue: Meritus Mandarin, Singapore Description: In 2006, 40% of all smartphones were shipped to the Asia Pacific region and this trend is set to increase. This growth is being driven by increasing demand for mobile data, with over 1.1 billion users expected in the Asia Pacific region by 2011, representing over 50% of the total ...

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Concern raised over plan to cancel broadband licences

NasionCom Sdn Bhd is concerned over a Government announcement that it may revoke licences given out to broadband service providers to operate on the 3.5-Gigahertz (GHz) frequency. Peter Tham, its group managing director, said that if the licence were to be withdrawn it would affect the hundreds of customers who rely on NasionCom’s wireless broadband service. “How will we address ...

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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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