New documents have revealed an extensive campaign by the American National Security Agency (NSA) and British Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) to steal and decrypt information from global telecommunications networks. This involved hacking into and monitoring the manufacture of SIM cards that form the backbone of all smartphone communications.
Being a multiracial country, Malaysia is blessed with plenty of festive seasons throughout the year. In conjunction with these celebrations, many companies took the opportunity to produce advertorials or short films to go together with the respective occasion. Of course, things are no different for this year’s Chinese New Year as well.
Covering a length of 20,000 km, the Asia-America Gateway (AAG) fiber optic submarine cable system plays an important role in providing quality Internet for South East Asia since it is a high-bandwidth link between the region and United States. Unfortunately though, the AAG somehow breaks down quite often with the latest incident took place just few weeks ago.
Apart from extending the availablity of HyppTV Everywhere to non Unifi and Streamyx subscribers earlier this month, TM has also implemented another significant change to the IPTV service. The change comes in the form of packages realignment which resulted in two existing packs being discontinued and replaced with three new packs.
If you are having difficulty getting your hands on the newly announced (in Malaysia at least) Redmi Note 4G because Xiaomi Malaysia hasn’t had any flash sales for it for weeks now, here’s another alternative for you to consider – you can even get it for “free”. Yes 4G is offering the Redmi Note 4G along with a Yes Huddle XS mobile hotspot for free when you sign up for a contract with the internet provider today.
Yesterday, TM has revealed that the company is given the rights by the government through an open tender process to build a new domestic submarine cable network that is called Sistem Kabel Rakyat 1Malaysia or SKR1M. The interesting acronym aside, the project will be covering both sides of Malaysia and is apparently aimed to provide improvement on the Internet connectivity in the country.
Curious to know more? Read on below to briefly learn what SKR1M is all about.
While most of us in the city are enjoying our fast internet, streaming videos and music on the internet everyday, reading through social networks when we’re free, and downloading files at a relatively fast speed, what about the rural villages in this country? DiGi recently announced its Kg IFA (Internet For All) vision to bring high speed internet to rural villages, and is kicking things off in Kg Gong Chengal, Kemaman.
@gamergraphy Currently, all UniFi subs at Central Region (KL/Selangor) that use TM DNS are facing slow and intermittent issue.
— TMConnects (@TMConnects) December 11, 2014
If you’re a Unifi user facing poor Internet connectivity, you’re not alone. According to Telekom Malaysia, all Unifi users in the Central region (encompassing Kuala Lumpur and Selangor) using TM’s DNS are currently facing slow and intermittent Internet connection.