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Vietnam, Australia, Singapore have better fixed broadband compared to Malaysia

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Using the analysis of 30 countries around the world, Ovum created a Global Broadband Experience Scorecard to compare the quality of the consumer broadband experience. The analysis demonstrates the importance of how customers actually feel about their overall broadband experience, and how a poor experience can lead to customer churn. The research, which surveyed 15,000 fixed broadband consumers in 30 ...

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5 reasons why I won’t upgrade to the new Unifi 30Mbps package

Telekom Malaysia recently unveiled its new Unifi plans with faster download speeds. The Unifi Advance (Unifi 30Mbps) cost RM199 and comes with 30Mbps download speed and 5Mbps upload speed. Users will have to pay more (additional RM50/month) to upgrade from 30Mbps to 50Mbps. Here’s 5 reasons why I won’t upgrade to the new Unifi 30 or Unifi 50 packages:

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422 operators have commercially launched 4G LTE in 143 countries

422 operators have commercially launched 4G LTE in 143 countries, according to the latest data released by GSA (Global mobile Suppliers Association). 106 operators commercially launched LTE service in the past year. 677 operators are investing in 4G LTE across 181 countries. This comprises 638 firm network deployment commitments in 176 countries (of which 422 networks have launched), and 39 ...

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Akamai: Average Internet connection speed in Malaysia is 4.3Mbps

Akamai Technologies, Inc., one of the leading content delivery network (CDN) services in world, released its First Quarter(Q1), 2015 State of the Internet (SOTI) Report yesterday. The report is based on data gathered from the Akamai Intelligent Platform providing insight into key global statistics such as connection speeds, broadband adoption across fixed and mobile networks, and IPv4 exhaustion and IPv6 ...

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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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64 LTE-Advanced systems commercially launched in 39 countries

64 operators have commercially launched LTE-Advanced systems in 39 countries, according to a new information paper released by GSA, the Global mobile Suppliers Association. LTE-Advanced deployment is a major industry trend, it said. 116 operators, i.e. around 30% of LTE operators are investing in carrier aggregation technology worldwide and are at various stages of deployment. Carrier aggregation is the first ...

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Akamai: Average Internet Connection Speed in Malaysia is 4.1Mbps, Mobile at 2.6Mbps

Akamai Technologies, Inc., one of the world largest content delivery network with servers all around the world, recently released its State of the Internet Report (SOTI) for Quarter 4, 2014, measuring Internet connection speeds all around the world. In the report, Akamai revealed the following Internet connection statistic for Malaysia: Average Internet connection speed in Malaysia is at 4.1Mbps, global ...

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Digi 4G LTE service now in Sarawak, promises 5Mbps at 80% of the time

Digi Telecommunications (Digi) announced that its 4G LTE service is now available in Sarawak, in the areas of Kuching, Miri and Bintulu. The 3rd largest Telco in the country in terms of subscribers said that it currently has a LTE population coverage of 72% in Kuching, with plans to expand to more areas in Kuching, Miri, Bintulu, Sibu and Samarahan, ...

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Penang Free WiFi service upgraded to 1Mbps speed

The Penang state Government announced that its Penang Free WiFi service have been upgraded to 1Mbps speed from 512Kbps previously. In a statement to the media, Penang said that it has upgraded the backhaul bandwidth by 500%, a 5 fold increase from 75Mbps to 375Mbps. The upgrade was announced by the Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng and YB Chow ...

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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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Alcatel-Lucent sets new world record broadband speed of 10 Gbps over traditional copper telephone lines

Bell Labs, the research arm of Alcatel-Lucent, has set a new broadband speed record of 10 gigabits-per-second (Gbps) using traditional copper telephone lines and a prototype technology that demonstrates how existing copper access networks can be used to deliver 1Gbps symmetrical ultra-broadband access services. Achieving 1 Gbps ‘symmetrical’ services – where bandwidth can be split to provide simultaneous upload and ...

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