Sights and Scenes: DirectD Gadget Mega Store Is Now Open For Business

by Chief Chapree · 17 hours ago · No Comments · 7.9k views

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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.

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Finally, Malaysian Telcos Are Offering Competitive Postpaid Plans

by Pang Tun Yau · 17 hours ago · 8 Comments · 10.9k views


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.

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Maxis Introduces Screen Savour; Taste Food From Your Smartphone

by Farhan · 18 hours ago · 7 Comments · 1.4k views

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.

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Maxis Launches MaxisONE Club Elite Program with First-Class Services and Exclusive Rewards

by Huei Song · 22 hours ago · No Comments · 2.2k views


Maxis has just launched a new rewards program called the MaxisONE Club Elite. As its name suggests, it’s an exclusive loyalty program that offers VIP treatment and first-class services for its customers with high spending and good payment record.

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Maxis Offering Free Wi-Fi This Weekend at Formula 1, Sepang Internal Circuit

by Huei Song · 5 days ago · 2 Comments · 509 views

Maxis Free Wifi at Sepang F1 Grand Prix

Heading on to Sepang International Circuit to catch the F1 race this weekend? Good news if you’re a Maxis or Hotlink subscriber, the telco is offering free Wi-Fi connection for you from 27 to 29 March 2015.

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MCMC Fines Telcos Total of RM1.01 Million for Dropped Calls and Prepaid Registration Issues

by Huei Song · 5 days ago · 11 Comments · 3.7k views

MCMC Fines Telcos 2015

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.

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Samsung Galaxy S6 & S6 edge To Be Available in Maxis Online Store On April 3

by Pang Tun Yau · 1 week ago · 2 Comments · 1.4k views


At around the same time that we received the official invite for the official launch of Samsung’s latest Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, Maxis also made a few interesting announcements in its latest teaser on its Facebook page.

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Maxis Introduces New “MaxisONE plan start” at Only RM58 a Month

by Huei Song · 1 week ago · 17 Comments · 10.8k views

MaxisONE plan start

If you thought that a starting price of RM78 per month is too high for the MaxisONE plan, here’s a new plan that costs only RM58 a month: the MaxisONE plan start. The plan is similar to the MaxisONE plan lite with limitless usage, however it comes with less data…a lot less.

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Maxis Suspends Content Provider Who Automatically Subscribe Users to their Services

by Huei Song · 2 weeks ago · 12 Comments · 0 views

Maxis Suspends Content Provider

Frustrated with SMS that tells you you’ve been charged a certain amount of money for a service that you didn’t subscribe to? It looks like Maxis will be taking action on such unscrupulous content providers. The telco has just suspended a company after receiving numerous complaints from users.

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Celcom and Maxis Teases the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, Coming Soon

by Huei Song · 2 weeks ago · No Comments · 1.3k views


We all know that the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge will be coming to Malaysia, but will local telcos be offering both devices? Celcom and Maxis have already started teasing the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, so if this is the smartphone you’ve waited all year for, get your wallets ready.

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Telco Comparison: How Does U Mobile’s New iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Postpaid Plans Compare to The Rest?

by Huei Song · 2 weeks ago · 1 Comment · 9.4k views

U Mobile iPhone Launch

The new U Mobile iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus bundles does indeed look very promising. Its new iPlans offers the cheapest option in the market starting from RM40 a month, and comes with plenty of data, suitable for today’s users. But how do the new plans stack up against the big 3 telcos who have been offering the iPhone for many years now? Check out our price comparison after the break.

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Malaysia’s LTE Networks Faster Than The US, But Far Behind in Coverage, According to Report

by Pang Tun Yau · 2 weeks ago · 16 Comments · 3.6k views


Malaysia’s LTE networks are on average, faster than the US and even Japan, but its coverage is one of the worst in the world, according to a report by OpenSignal. The company behind the OpenSignal app released the report based data taken from 11 million users of the app, from 29 countries.

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