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Spectrum: Digi has been allocated 2x5MHz of 900MHz & 2x20MHz of 1800MHz


Spectrum: Digi has just announced that it has been allocated 2x5MHz of 900MHz & 2x20MHz of 1800MHz for 15 years, with implementation starting 1 July 2017.

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Spectrum in the 900MHz & 1800MHz bands will be reallocated by August 2016- MCMC


MCMC: Spectrum in the 900Mhz & 1800Mhz bands will be reallocated among Maxis, Celcom, Digi & U Mobile by August 2016 for full implementation by 1 July 2017.

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Digi takes a U-Turn, now saying 1800MHz 4G LTE available in Penang & Sarawak

At a media event yesterday, mobile operator Digi said that it planned to offer 4G LTE service using the 1800Mhz spectrum but did not share any specific details on deployment when asked at the press conference. Digi was announcing that its 4G LTE coverage in Klang Valley now stands at 79%.

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Digi 4G LTE coverage in Klang Valley now at 79%, 1800Mhz LTE coming soon

Digi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd (Digi) announced today that its 4G LTE coverage in Klang Valley now stands at 79%. The Telco, which launched its 4G LTE service in July 2013 claims that it is the fastest growing network in Malaysia. Its nationwide 4G LTE population coverage currently stands at 33% and it is targeting a 45% nationwide population coverage by ...

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360 LTE networks globally as of 2014, strong growth in LTE-Advanced & VoLTE deployments

360 operators have commercially launched LTE networks and service in 124 countries, according to latest data released by the Global mobile Suppliers Association (GSA). There are 373 million LTE subscriptions globally as of Q3 2014. In its Evolution to LTE report, GSA said that 96 LTE networks were launched in 2014.

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P1 plans to deploy 4G LTE via the 850Mhz band, works on Samsung & Apple mobile devices

Packet One (P1) Networks revealed that it plans to deploy 4G LTE service via the 850Mhz band. Late last month, Telekom Malaysia(TM) acquired a 57% stake in the WiMAX operator. The 850Mhz band belongs to Telekom Malaysia. Speaking to MalaysianWireless earlier this month, Puan Chan Cheong or better known as CC Puan, said that P1 will launch its LTE service ...

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Celcom is investing RM100 million to improve coverage, speed, customer experience

Malaysian mobile operator, Celcom Axiata Berhad said that it is currently investing RM100 million to improve network coverage, speed, customer experience and fibre infrastructure in the Klang Valley, Eastern regions in Peninsular Malaysia, Sabah, Sarawak, major highways, and tourist areas. These projects are currently underway and Celcom is expecting completion by April next year. [(L-R) Chari TVT, Chief Financial Officer; ...

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Bid, don’t lobby, for spectrum

The lobbying for more bandwidth has begun. The speed at which the lobbyists are working is amazing and it comes just days after the public inquiry on the drafts spectrum plan closes. The public feedback is not digested yet but the rumour mill is on an overdrive as at stake are two spectrums – the 700Mhz and 2.6G.

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