DiGi 4G LTE coverage now at 60%, LTE-A with 150Mbps speed now available

Digi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd announced that it currently has the widest 4G LTE network with a 60% population coverage nationwide, measured at a minimum signal strength quality of -110dbm. The Telco said its engineers have been busy rolling out its network this past month to bring 4G LTE access to 80 major cities and towns, with key market centres averaging ...

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Gartner says 6.4 Billion Internet of Things (IoT) will be in use in 2016

Market research firm, Gartner, Inc. forecasts that 6.4 billion connected things will be in use worldwide in 2016, up 30% from 2015, and will reach 20.8 billion by 2020. In 2016, 5.5 million new things will get connected every day, the firm said. Gartner estimates that the Internet of Things (IoT) will support total services spending of $235 billion in ...

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MyDigi self-service app out from Beta, officially announced

Digi Telecommunications has officially announced its MyDigi app that allows prepaid and postpaid customers to better control their Digi accounts. The app, now available in full version (Beta since 2012), offers a 24/7, quick and easy way to access and manage account settings. Among the key features of the MyDigi app include checking real-time usage and bill statements, linking multiple ...

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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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