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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HotelQuickly now allows a 7-day hotel booking window

Hotel booking app, HotelQuickly has unveiled a new, seven-day booking window for mobile users in Asia-Pacific destinations. Two years after introducing last-minute hotel booking mobile app to Asia-Pacific, HotelQuickly is expanding its 48-hour timeframe to a wider booking window in response to customer requests. Travellers in 15 countries can now use the app to get exclusive deals on rooms up ...

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11Street full statement on Budget 2016

Hoseok Kim (picture), CEO of 11street (Malaysia) comments on Malaysia Budget 2016. 11street, one of the largest online marketplaces in Malaysia welcomes the tabling of Budget 2016. We believe that 5 priorities presented by the government will help Malaysia move closer towards a high-income nation.

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MyIX full statement on Budget 2016

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Malaysia Internet Exchange (MyIX) or also known as Persatuan Pengendali Internet Malaysia, Deputy Chairman, Lim Chee Meng (picture) comments on Budget 2016. MCMC to provide RM1.2 billion to increase rural broadband speed from 5 Mbps to 20 Mbps   MyIX welcomes the RM1.2 billion budget allocation from MCMC to boost up the Internet infrastructure in rural areas. This is in ...

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Samsung Android Hub in Digi Stores

Samsung Malaysia Electronics announced its collaboration with Digi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd (Digi), in an effort to enhance customer service across Malaysia. Via the collaboration, the both companies have set up “Samsung Android Hub’ in ten selected Digi Stores nationwide, aim to elevate shoppers’ experience through “first-class” customer engagement.

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Digi starts Voice over LTE (VoLTE) testing with ZTE

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Digi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd announced today that it has started field tests on Voice-over-LTE (VoLTE) technology on its 4G LTE network. VoLTE, sometimes also known as HD Voice, is a technology that brings voice calls over a 4G LTE network. The higher bandwidth of 4G LTE networks make it ideal to transmit higher fidelity voice calls than over the 2G ...

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Local Celebrities delivers Celcom iPhone 6s to exclusive customers

Celcom Axiata Berhad together with local celebrities delivered the new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus smartphones right at the doorstep of Celcom customers during the midnight iPhone launch last Thursday. A selection of Celcom FIRST customers living around Klang Valley and who had pre-ordered the new iPhones via Celcom from 9 October to 14 October, were chosen to experience ...

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LINE’s selfie photo app B612 tops 100 million downloads

LINE Corporation announced that its selfie camera app B612 topped 100 million downloads worldwide on October 9. The free app is available for iPhone, Android, and Windows Phone platforms. B612 is a dedicated selfie camera app made by LINE allowing users to customize their photos with a wide variety of filters and effects. The selfie-optimized app boasts a host of ...

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TMgo to offer ZTE Blade Qlux 4G LTE smartphone at RM299 [Insider]

Telekom Malaysia (TM) is now quietly offering the ZTE Blade Qlux 4G LTE smartphone at RM299 together with the TMgo sim pack. The prepaid sim pack comes preloaded with 2GB data and free 500MB data every month for 6 months. Based on official specifications, the ZTE Blade Qlux 4G LTE smartphone supports two 4G LTE bands, including FDD-LTE band 3 ...

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