As promised, the famed gadget retailer DirectD has officially launched its brand new Gadget Mega Store which is claimed to be the largest mobile phone store in Malaysia. Looking at how big the store really during its launch this morning, we doubt anyone is going to counter that claim at this moment.
Malaysian consumers may not have a lot to cheer about these days, as the onset of GST in less than two days painting a gloomy picture for all of us. However, there is something to be happy about, and it’s from an unlikely source: the “necessary evils” that are our local telcos.
Maxis has put out a video promotional video for its latest offering, a screen protector that allows users to taste food just by licking images. The Screen Savour is exclusive to the Maxis online store, and will also be bundled free with the first 100 phones bought between 1 and 7 April.
Nigeria will be implementing an interesting method for getting its local telcos to provide quality service; the country has announced that it will throw executives from non-performing telecommunications service providers in prison. It may sound a little extreme, but the government is saying that the local infrastructure has deteriorated too much and it has had enough of their excuses.
It’s the time of the year again, MCMC recently announced that it has issued our local telcos a total of 23 compounds amounting to RM1.01 million. The compounds have been issued to key local players like Digi, Maxis, Celcom, U Mobile, Tune Talk and XOX for dropped call issues and improper registration for prepaid users.