Maxis has recently been promoting its “zero bill shock promise” which promises that customers will not be charged for data consumption that they did not use. This has now been followed up with a new video featuring a room full of children that are unable to understand simple instructions, and an unattended smartphone.
A few weeks ago, we reported that local telco companies have generally agreed to lower down the prices for their broadband packages. However, the exact amount of price reduction was still under wraps until just a few hours ago through the official announcement by the Minister of Communications and Multimedia, Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek.
According to the subsequent press statement from the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC), the reduction applies to both fixed line and mobile broadband packages. That being said though, the reduction seems to be limited to entry-level broadband packages at the moment.
Nokia has agreed to buy French competitor Alcatel-Lucent for €15.6 billion; a move that comes barely 24 hours after the two companies said they were in “advanced talks” for a merger. The new combined company will still bear the Nokia name, although it expects to retain the Bell Labs brand from Alcatel for its network R&D activities.
In case you missed our earlier report, TM will be announcing HyppTV Everywhere service that is formulated exclusively for DiGi customers on 13 April. However, it turns out that DiGi customers already able to utilize them immediately according to what we have experienced just moments ago.
Not only that, the FAQ on HyppTV Everywhere’s official website has been updated with information regarding HyppTV Everywhere for DiGi customers. Read more below to discover what we’ve learned regarding the service.
For those who are not aware of it, HyppTV Everywhere is an extension of TM’s HyppTV service that allows customers to view the IPTV service through via smartphones and tablets. In other words, HyppTV Everywhere enables their customers to watch HyppTV even though they are not in front of their TV although it is not only accessible within Malaysia.
Previously available only to UniFi and Streamyx customers, TM has since opened up the service to virtually everyone starting from January 2015 onwards. Soon, the service’s availability will be extended even further as TM will be officially unveil HyppTV Everywhere for DiGi next week according to the media invite we received today.
It appears that Hollywood is branching out beyond suing Americans who download its movies. Some 500 internet users in Singapore received letters from a law firm, working on behalf of the owners of a movie that had been illegally downloaded, asking for a written offer for damages within three days.