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Fastest LTE network now is at 1.2Gbps, 67 Operators to launch 5G – GSA

gsa 5g gigabit network

GSA said that 67 telecom operators in 39 countries have announced intentions of making 5G available to their customers between 2018 and 2022.

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edotco has 3,600 base station sites in Malaysia, plans to increase market share

edotco Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of Axiata aims to grow its market share in Malaysia to 20% next year. It has

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Sony Xperia E4g available from Celcom, retail price at RM549

Sony Mobile Communications and Celcom Axiata Berhad have announced the availability of the latest range of Sony Xperia E4g in Malaysia. The new Sony Xperia E4g smartphone is priced at RM549 (exclusive of GST) in Malaysia. With the FIRST Basic 38, customers pay a monthly commitment of RM38 to enjoy 3GB Internet + 3GB WiFi with 50 mins + 50 SMS.  ...

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Samsung Galaxy S6 & S6 edge available starting 17 April in Malaysia

Samsung Malaysia Electronics announced that the Samsung Galaxy S6 and the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge will be available in Malaysia starting 17 April. The Galaxy S6 is priced at RM2599 while the Galaxy edge is priced at RM3099. Prices are inclusive of 6% GST. Both smartphones are available in the 32GB storage option and does not come with an external ...

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MCMC said Prepaid Reload subjected to GST, will assess implementation

The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) released a media statement today to clarify on the issue of prepaid reload pricing and the 6% Goods and Services Tax (GST). “I have been briefed by the celcos on this matter. From the beginning, communications services have not been included in the list of items which are exempted or zero-rated from GST, ...

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Government said Prepaid Reload pricing will be maintained but Telcos choose to add 6% GST

The Malaysian Government implemented the 6% Goods and Services Tax (GST) starting today (1st April 2015) including on all goods and services consumed in the telecommunications sector. GST is replacing both the current Sales Tax and Service Tax and is part of the government’s tax reform programme “to enhance the capability, effectiveness and transparency of the country’s tax administration and ...

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Frost & Sullivan: Celcom customers most loyal, U Mobile most recommended Telco

Market research firm, Frost & Sullivan conducted an online survey from October to November 2014, involving 1,300 respondents, randomly selected from consumer online panels, to measure customer experience in the telecommunications sector in Malaysia. Hazmi Yusof, Country Head & Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific at Frost & Sullivan said that based on the Frost & Sullivan’s Malaysia Telecommunications Services Customer ...

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MCMC issued a total of RM1.01mil compound to Telcos

The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has issued 23 compounds totaling RM1.01 million to 4 Telcos and 2 MVNOs (Mobile Virtual Network Operators) on the issue of dropped calls and personal information of prepaid users leaked to 3rd parties. In a media statement, released in Bahasa Malaysia, made no mention about the time or period of the dropped call ...

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11street unveils “Seller Zone” for e-commerce business coaching, training & development programs

11street, the new online marketplace in Malaysia, unveiled its ‘Seller Zone’ – the first education centre and support facility in Malaysia catering for e-commerce business coaching, training and development programs to foster the local online sellers’ population growth. The Malaysian version of 11street is hosted by Celcom Planet, a joint venture company between SK Planet (51%) and Celcom Axiata (49%). ...

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Super-Spyware Regin malware detected in Telekom Malaysia network

Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research and Analysis Team has published its research on Regin, pronounced “region” – the first cyber-attack platform known to target Telcos with GSM standard mobile networks for surveillance. The attackers behind this platform have compromised computer networks in at least 14 countries around the world. Kaspersky’s report on Regin shows it has the ability to infiltrate GSM ...

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BlackBerry Passport unveiled in Malaysia, price at RM2399

Blackberry unveiled their new Passport smartphone in Malaysia last Thursday. The BlackBerry Passport is priced at RM2399, available exclusive from mobile operator Celcom Axiata for about one month starting October 10, 2014. After a number of teasers for the past few months, the BlackBerry Password was only made official on September 24. Inspired by the size of actual passports, the ...

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U Mobile takes part in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, uses water to wash cars

It all started when Jasmine Lee, Chief Marketing Officer of  U Mobile Sdn Bhd, was nominated to take part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. To take the good cause with a slight difference by giving it a special U Mobile twist minus the water wastage, Jasmine took it upon herself to challenge the whole U Mobile C-management team which ...

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U Mobile partners with edotco to accelerate network rollout

U Mobile has partnered with edotco, a communications infrastructure services company, to accelerate network rollout and improve customer experience. The mobile operator said that the collaboration seeks to provide timely and cost-effective solutions that will result in wider and stronger network coverage, enabling U Mobile customers to enjoy seamless and greater mobile experience on-the-go.

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Maxis leads in dropped calls, DiGi fined the highest amount

Maxis, Malaysia’s leading communications service provider with an “unmatched customer experience” (as the company claims), recorded the highest dropped call rate of 8.16% in Pendang, Kedah according to the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC). MCMC which conducted the Extensive End-Point Service Availability Testing (EESAT) in Q3 (Jul-Sep 2013) nationwide revealed that DiGi came second and third with 8% and ...

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Frost & Sullivan: Over 50 Million Mobile Subscribers in Malaysia by 2015

Mobile penetration in Malaysia has long surpassed the 100.0% mark and currently hovering around 150.0%. The Malaysian market is expected to reach a mobile subscriber base of over 50 million by 2015. Growth is expected to slow down as the market approaches saturation but is still expected to register a CAGR of 6.0% from 2011-2015. According to Ajay Sunder, Senior ...

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