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 Peter Tham, its group managing director, said that if the licence were to be withdrawn it would affect the hundreds of customers who rely on NasionCom’s wireless broadband service.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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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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