15,000 units of honor smartphones sold on 11.11.2015

Some 15,000 units of honor smartphones were sold during the honor Gala 2015 sale which was held on 11.11.2015. Over 200,000 honor fans took part in the sale, where 100 units of battery packs, retailing at RM11, were instantly sold on the Vmall website within four seconds, Huawei claims.

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Ovum sees Telcos becoming established players in the pay-TV market

Telecoms operators now provide around one-fifth of the world’s pay-TV subscriptions, market research firm Ovum revealed. Operations owned or controlled by Telcos accounted for 140 million retail pay-TV customer connections globally at the end of 2014 and this total soared to 177 million during 2015 – equivalent to 19% of the total pay-TV subscriber base (up from 14% year-on-year). According ...

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Digi network outage yesterday caused by “short circuit in power system”

Digi customers experienced a service outage yesterday evening between 6.30pm until 9.30pm. Customers were not able to make calls, use SMS and data although they were able to receive calls using the Digi network. The Telco made the following statement around 9pm yesterday in response to the network outage as thousands of customer complained via social media networks:

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Here’s what Malaysians have to say about Maxis, Malaysia’s Best Data network

We asked our followers on MalaysianWireless Facebook about their thoughts on Maxis network, Malaysia’s Best Data network. These are their response:

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Ericsson & Telstra demonstrate 1Gbps capability via LTE-Advanced network

Ericsson and Telstra (Australia) announced the world’s first demonstration of 1 Gbps capability with five carrier LTE-Advanced Carrier Aggregation integrated on a live end-to-end mobile network. LTE-Advanced is major enhancement of the current Long Term Evolution (LTE) standard with a goal to offer Internet download speeds up to 1Gbps.

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Deals as low at RM11 on Huawei Vmall website

Huawei announced the honor Gala 2015 sale, held annually across its “global network of e-commerce platforms” as part of their second anniversary celebrations. The one-day event, which takes place on November 11, will see promotional deals on accessories and smartphones, with deals going as low as RM11 for selected items, and available exclusively on the Vmall website. 

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Celcom offers China Mobile game content via Game Scape

Celcom Axiata Berhad is now offering China Mobile’s game content with the introduction of Game Scape. Celcom customers can now exclusively download various China games, with the convenience of Direct Billing to make app purchases without the need to have a credit card.

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Opera for Android browser now with Video Compression, to save data usage

Opera launched new versions of both Opera Mini for Android, and the full Opera browser for Android, with new features like video compression, installable web apps, better downloads and improved tab switching. In addition, both Android browsers come with the new and upgraded Opera logo. The video compression in Opera for Android offers faster video streaming and lower data usage ...

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Digi CyberSAFE drives online safety with CyberSecurity Malaysia & UNICEF

Digi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd in partnership with CyberSecurity Malaysia, recently organised a social experiment to highlight the importance of having secured online identity on all media social platforms. Under the pretense of a mind-reading session, a social experiment known as the Digi CyberSAFE Internet Safety Social Experiment, was held in conjunction with the Kuala Lumpur Engineering Science Fair (KLESF), an ...

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Restaurant discovery app, Zomato now launched in Malaysia

Zomato, the restaurant search and discovery app, has expanded its presence in Southeast Asia with the launch of its Malaysia. It currently operates in more than 22 countries, including India, Australia, Philippines and the United States. The Zomato app is now available to users in Malaysia covering over 12,000 restaurants in Kuala Lumpur, Petaling Jaya and Subang Jaya regions and is ...

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Poor Service & Coverage among top complaints as of September 2015 -Consumer Forum Malaysia (CFM)

The Communications and Multimedia Consumer Forum of Malaysia (CFM) revealed that it received a total of 5,233 complaints from consumers as of September 2015. CFM was established and designated by the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) in 2001. It is a platform for the industry and the consumers/public to make “coherent and constructive contributions to service improvements and policy ...

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Huawei shipped 27.4 million smartphones in 3Q15

Huawei Consumer Business Group announced its performance results for the third quarter of 2015 (3Q15), reporting steady growth in smartphone shipments. Total smartphone shipped by Huawei for the three months that ended September 30th reached 27.4 million units, representing a year-on-year increase of 63%. Industry-wide smartphone shipments for 2015 meanwhile are expected to grow by just 9.3%, year-on-year, it said.

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Maxis subscribers dropped to 12 million in 3Q15, 4G LTE coverage at 55%

Maxis Berhad (Maxis) announced their Quarter 3 financial results today. As of 3Q15, the Telco has a total of 12 million (11,956) revenue generating subscribers, down from 12,214 in 2Q15. There are 8.9 million (8,850) prepaid revenue generating subscribers (down from 9,068 in 2Q15) with an ARPU of RM39 while postpaid revenue generating subscribers is at 2.8 million (2,784 down from ...

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Ericsson Radio System & Ericsson Radio Dot System launched in Malaysia

Ericsson has launched the Ericsson Radio System and Ericsson Radio Dot System in Malaysia. These solutions are designed to deliver the capacity and quality required from local networks that were originally built and optimized to deliver voice services across a defined coverage area. Both of these Ericsson solutions will allow operators to improve data coverage and capacity for their subscribers, ...

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Digi has 11.7 million subscribers as of Q3 including 1.5 million 4G LTE users

Digi.Com Berhad announced its Quarter 3 (Q3) financial results today. As of Quarter 3, Digi has a total of 11.7 million subscribers (from 11.8 million subscribers in 2Q15). There are 9.9 million (9,899) prepaid subscribers (down from 10 million in 2Q15) and close to 1.8 million (1,776) postpaid subscribers. ARPU for prepaid is RM38 while ARPU for postpaid is RM81 ...

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