OpenSignal Releases State Of LTE Report; Malaysia Doesn’t Do Too Badly

by Farhan · 2 days ago · 2 Comments · 1.9k views


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A new report on the state of LTE connections across the globe has been released by OpenSignal; and it shows that Malaysia is not doing all that badly compared to developed countries. The usual suspects still top the charts in terms of LTE speeds and coverage, but the rest of the world is catching up.

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Celcom Introduces NewPhone Smartphone Leasing Plan, From RM55 Per Month

by Pang Tun Yau · 4 days ago · 4 Comments · 9.7k views


In addition to the announcement of the FATTNET from Xpax prepaid plan, Celcom also introduced a new smartphone leasing plan called NewPhone. Only the second such plan offered by a local telco, NewPhone allows users to upgrade to a new smartphone every year by paying a fixed monthly fee.

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Celcom Announces Limited-Time FATTNET from Xpax CNY Prepaid Pack, 8GB Internet for RM88

by Pang Tun Yau · 4 days ago · No Comments · 3.1k views


Celcom is making a roaring start to the new year. Fresh from unleashing one of the most competitive postpaid plans we’ve seen so far, the local telco is aiming to disrupt the prepaid market with the new FATTNET from Xpax prepaid pack.

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Celcom First Gold Postpaid Plan Offers 10GB Internet, Unlimited Calls and SMS for Just RM80 a Month

by Pang Tun Yau · 5 days ago · 12 Comments · 10k views


Well, that was unexpected. In a swift response to recent telco developments, Celcom has unleashed its best postpaid plan ever: the First Gold. Offering a staggering 10GB of data plus unlimited calls and texts to all networks for just RM80 a month, this plan is one of the best we’ve seen yet from any telco.

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MCMC Announces Spectrum Reallocation: Affects Celcom, DiGi, Maxis, and U Mobile

by Chief Chapree · 5 days ago · 12 Comments · 8.1k views


Originally announced by Prime Minister Dato’ Sri Najib Razak under the revised Budget 2016 last week, the Malaysian Communication and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has finally shed some light on the upcoming spectrum reallocation that will be done through bidding process. It apparently will be affecting spectrum in the 900MHz and 1,800MHz bands as well as involving four major telcos.

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Celcom To Offer Fixed Broadband Service Soon, Riding On TM’s HSBB Infrastructure

by Chief Chapree · 1 week ago · 36 Comments · 5.4k views

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In addition to its domestic roaming deal with TM for the upcoming P1 mobile services, Celcom has also unveiled its plan to offer its own fixed broadband services. This service will be utilizing TM’s High Speed Broadband infrastructure – similar in nature as per Maxis Fibre.

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TM Signs Domestic Roaming With Celcom For P1, Mobile Service To Be Ready By 1H 2016

by Chief Chapree · 1 week ago · 9 Comments · 2.8k views


While some users might not be aware of this, TM is currently working to turn P1 into a mobile player. By that, we mean as a full fledged telco service instead of just being ISP. Today, the company today has taken one step closer to its mobile ambition by signing domestic roaming partnership with Celcom.

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BlackBerry Priv Now Available On Celcom’s First Blue And First Gold Plans

by Terry Bass · 1 month ago · 2 Comments · 389 views


Celcom is now offering the Priv, BlackBerry’s latest secure smartphone and its first to run on Android. The phone is available for purchase with either the Celcom First Blue plan or the First Gold plan, depending on which is more appealing to customers.

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Lowyat.NET 2015 Community Choice Awards: Here Are The Winners!

by Pang Tun Yau · 1 month ago · 14 Comments · 12.2k views

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Over the past two and a half weeks, we asked our readers – yes, you! – to vote for the best products and stories of the year that has passed. We shared our opinions in the Editor’s Choice Awards posted this morning, but we’re sure you’d like to know what was your say.

This time around, we’ve received over 2.5 times the total votes from last year – a huge jump which further increases the authority and authenticity of the votes. Without further ado, here are the results!

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Celcom Now Has The iPad Pro And iPad Mini 4 Bundles Available With First Gold Internet

by Terry Bass · 2 months ago · 2 Comments · 1.5k views


In conjunction with the two new First Internet plans, Celcom has added Apple’s latest iPad Pro and iPad Mini 4 to its online store. With how competitive telcos are now, those interested in getting the iPad Pro bundled with a mobile internet plan now have an additional option.

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MCMC Slaps Telcos With RM 2.29 Million Fines Due To False Prepaid Registration Throughout 2015

by Chief Chapree · 2 months ago · 8 Comments · 6.7k views


Truth to be told, Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) serves fines to telcos quite often which is why this news might not be surprising to some of our readers out there. Nevertheless, the reason for this particular set of fines is rather concerning since they involve false registration for prepaid SIM cards.

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Celcom Unveils New First Internet Plans, Offers 40GB Of Data For RM100

by Terry Bass · 2 months ago · 20 Comments · 10k views

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With all the talk about mobile internet plans and their fees, Celcom understands how important the internet is to its customers, which is why the company has unveiled two new plans – the First Blue Internet and First Gold Internet – to give more data at the same price of RM45 and RM100 respectively.

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