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

by Farhan · 2 days ago · 2 Comments · 1.8k 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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MCMC Announces Spectrum Reallocation: Affects Celcom, DiGi, Maxis, and U Mobile

by Chief Chapree · 5 days ago · 12 Comments · 8k 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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Maxis’ Kongsi Home Project Builds Houses For The Underprivileged

by Terry Bass · 2 weeks ago · No Comments · 639 views

Maxis is giving back to the Malaysian community by building homes for those in need. Called the “Kongsi Home” project, Maxis is collaborating with EPIC Homes as well as five online retailers to turn customers’ online shopping into online giving.

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Maxis Reduces Zerolution Fees For Some Phones, Introduces Pink Galaxy Note 5

by Terry Bass · 3 weeks ago · 1 Comment · 3.1k views


In conjunction with the Lunar New Year, Maxis has introduced the “CNY Zerolution Promo”. Essentially, the promo offers a reduced Zerolution monthly fee on selected phones, free 12GB of mobile Internet, and a limited edition pink Samsung Galaxy Note 5 – which is a first in Malaysia.

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Maxis Now Offers Direct Billing On Google Play Store For Postpaid And Prepaid Customers

by Terry Bass · 4 weeks ago · 11 Comments · 1k views


Just two days ago, we reported that Maxis has been experimenting direct billing on the Google Play Store for its postpaid customers. However, it seems that today the telco has activated the service for Hotlink prepaid users as well. Do take note that the direct billing feature is only available for content sold on the Google Play Store.

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Maxis Testing Direct Billing For Content On Google Play Store

by Terry Bass · 4 weeks ago · 10 Comments · 970 views


Maxis is currently testing direct billing for content sold on the Google Play Store. What this means is that Maxis customers will no longer have to add a debit or credit card to purchase apps, movies or books. They can do so by directly charging the cost into their Maxis account.

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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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Good Deal: Hotlink Offers 2x More Steam Wallet Codes For Steam’s Holiday Sale

by Terry Bass · 1 month ago · 16 Comments · 2.9k views


Hotlink is currently offering two Steam Wallet codes for the price of one, that’s double the Steam Credit with every purchase. Steam’s Holiday Sale is ending on the 4th of January 2016, so those interested would definitely be interested with what Hotlink is offering.

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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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Hotlink Introduces Monster Video Pass For Avid Video Streamers

by Terry Bass · 2 months ago · 2 Comments · 1.8k views


Hotlink has introduced the Monster Video Pass for its customers who love streaming videos on-the-go. The pass grants its users additional mobile data quota specifically for use on YouTube, on top of the original mobile data purchased.

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iPhone 6s And 6s Plus Now On Maxis Zerolution

by Terry Bass · 2 months ago · 2 Comments · 5.2k views


Maxis Zerolution has added quite a number of devices ever since its inception back in September of 2015. Those who have set their eyes on getting Apple’s latest iPhones might be interested with what Maxis is offering. That’s right, the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus is now on Zerolution, but there’s a catch.

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Maxis Now Offers The Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 With MaxisONE Plan

by Terry Bass · 2 months ago · 3 Comments · 1.4k views


Only a month after Xiaomi released its Redmi Note 2 in Malaysia, Maxis has picked up the device and made it available on its online store. The device can be bought for RM99, depending on which MaxisONE plan the user subscribes to.

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