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Digi appoints Kesavan Sivabalan as Chief Network Officer (CNO) & Orsolya Sekerka as Chief IT Officer (CIO)

Digi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd (Digi) today announced the appointment of Kesavan Sivabalan as Chief Network Officer (CNO), and Orsolya Sekerka as Digi’s Chief IT Officer (CIO) with immediate effect to its management team. As Chief Network Officer (CNO), Sivabalan was previously Head of Technology Operations. He has been given the mandate to build a best in class network, and drive ...

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Ovum Comment: Five takeaways from Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015

Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015 welcomed a record number of visitors and exhibitors through its doors. The event has morphed from a mobile industry congress to a broader ICT–TMT–mobility fair at which telecoms meets digital media, IT, and entertainment. The extent to which the telecoms industry is part of this broader technology and entertainment landscape is a moot point. With ...

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Maxis network “indisputably the best in Malaysia”, 12.9 million subscribers as of Q4, 2014

Maxis announced its fourth quarter (Q4), 2014 financial results on Friday. The Telco said that it added 536k subscribers in Q4 2014. Maxis has 12,913 million subscribers as of the end of 2014. There were 2,849 million postpaid subscribers and 9,624 prepaid subscribers, including 8.8 million mobile Internet users. Wireless Broadband subscribers is down at 440k in Q4 from 494k ...

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U Mobile to improve network & customer experience, launches new Prepaid & Postpaid plans

First revealed on MalaysianWireless.com last week, U Mobile launched 3 new prepaid plans and 2 new postpaid plans, offering the same rates and benefits for both segments. In its own words, the Telco describe the new mobile plans as “stand out from the rest of the complicated and confusing offerings available in the market with its straightforward, uncluttered and simplified ...

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20 operators now offer 300 Mbps Category 6 LTE-Advanced service in 15 countries

Twenty (20) operators have commercially launched 300 Mbps Category 6 LTE-Advanced service in 15 countries: Australia, Austria, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hong Kong, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland and the UK- according to the latest data from GSA. 3GPP (3rd Generation Partnership Project) defines a Category 6 system within its Release 10 specifications as having a theoretical ...

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DiGi to focus on Internet & customers, launches a new logo

DiGi launched a new logo yesterday, a refreshed brand identity with a promise to be the “enabler of digital inspiration for customers, and commitment to deliver service excellence, fueled by the company’s solid track record of performance and innovation. ” The refreshed brand also incorporates a new philosophy ‘Let’s Inspire’. DiGi’s new visual identity maintains its signature yellow and incorporates ...

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My experience with the Maxis 3G network- slow speed, poor coverage & needs a better network team [Comment]

I ported to Maxis in August 2014, hoping to experience the widest and fastest mobile network in Malaysia, as Maxis claims. This isn’t my 1st time on Maxis as I have been experiencing the network from time to time. Maxis claims that its widest & fastest network in Malaysia have the following capabilities:

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Ericsson signs three-year Global Network Agreement with Axiata Group

Ericsson has entered into a three-year global framework agreement with Axiata Group Berhad to provide microwave network solutions and radio technologies for Axiata operating companies. The deal extends the supply of microwave, 2G, 3G and 4G wireless technologies, which includes Ericsson MINI-LINK microwave transmission, multi-standard RBS6000 family of base stations for macro and small cell networks, and Ericsson Psi Coverage ...

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U Mobile partners with ZTE & Huawei for the deployment of 2,000 new Base Station

Following the announcement in September, U Mobile has extended its partnership with ZTE Corporation and Huawei Technologies for the deployment of 2,000 new base station by the end of 2015. Through the network partnership agreement signed yesterday, U Mobile, together with ZTE and Huawei, will rollout 1,000 3G and 1,000 4G LTE network sites nationwide. The new network investment is ...

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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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TM deploys EMC SMARTS to pinpoint root cause of HSBB network issues

Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) has collaborated with EMC to deploy EMC SMARTS for TM’s high speed broadband (HSBB) network infrastructure. In partnership with the Malaysian Government, TM owns the HSBB infrastructure and operates its own fibre broadband service called UniFi targeted to consumers and businesses. EMC SMARTS is an operations support system (OSS) that provides a service-centric approach to network ...

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TNS: Strong Customer Service is key growth for Malaysia Telcos

Market research firm, TNS released the findings from ‘Cracking the Customer Code – Telco’ a study into the attitudes of mobile network customers in Malaysia, revealing that providing stronger customer service could win over new users and secure existing ones. TNS Malaysia conducted a study of 500 mobile phone subscribers in June 2014 to understand the elements of customer service ...

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Maxis reports 12.4 million subscribers as of Q3, 2014

Maxis reports that it currently has about 12.4 million subscribers via its it third quarter (Q3) financial results ended 30 September 2014. Maxis has a total of 3,334 postpaid subscribers (including wireless broadband) as of September, down 25k subscribers compared to 3,359 in Q2. For mobile postpaid, there are 2,840 subscribers, up 12k from 2,828 in Q2. However Maxis Wireless ...

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DiGi reports 11.3 million subscribers as of Q3 2014

DiGi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd (DiGi) reports that it currently has more than 11.3 million subscribers as of Quarter 3, 2014. Out of these numbers, there are 9,647 prepaid subscribers and 1,698 postpaid subscribers in the DiGi network. In Quarter 3, DiGi added 440,000 new prepaid subscribers and 2,000 postpaid users. ARPU for postpaid is at RM82 while prepaid is RM41.

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Global LTE subscriptions reached the 250 million milestone, says Ovum

The number of LTE mobile broadband subscriptions worldwide reached the milestone of 250 million in the first quarter of 2014, according to global analyst firm Ovum. Ovum’s latest update to its World Cellular Data Metrics, which tracks mobile data usage and take-up including subscribers, deployments, revenues, mobile broadband usage, and SMS/MMS/data traffic, shows that the US is the world’s largest ...

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