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

by Farhan · 1 week ago · 2 Comments · 0 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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U Mobile Ropes In AEON Credit For Its iPhone MicroCredit Scheme: Now With New Interest Rates

by Chief Chapree · 1 week ago · 1 Comment · 0 views

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Earlier this week, U Mobile has announced that it has partnered together with AEON Credit Service (yes, that AEON) to provide financing for iPhone purchases under its MicroCredit scheme. Previously, U MicroCredit’s was operated Berjaya Credit which made this announcement rather interesting.

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

by Chief Chapree · 1 week ago · 12 Comments · 0 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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Shoot Out: U Mobile Hero Plus vs MaxisONE Share Supplementary Plans

by Pang Tun Yau · 2 weeks ago · 6 Comments · 0 views


Currently, there are only two telcos in Malaysia that offer supplementary lines that share data: Maxis and U Mobile via MaxisONE Share and U Mobile Hero Plus respectively.

Both supplementary lines are also unique in the fact that they both allow supplementary lines to enjoy free unlimited calls to all networks, a perk the MaxisONE and Hero postpaid plans offer. But which supplementary line offers better value for both the principal and supplementary lines?

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U Mobile Introduces Hero Plus Postpaid Plan, A “Member” Line With 10GB of Data and Unlimited Calls for RM50 A Month

by Pang Tun Yau · 2 weeks ago · 8 Comments · 0 views


U Mobile today announced a new supplementary plan for the Hero P70 postpaid plan. Called the Hero Plus (or Hero+) plan, it offers two subscribers to share 10GB of data and unlimited calls to all networks for just RM60 per person.

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A Closer Look at the U Mobile POWER Prepaid Plan

by Terry Bass · 2 weeks ago · 15 Comments · 0 views


These days, most telcos offer prepaid plans with special promotions that are only valid for a certain period of time. True to its disruptive approach, U Mobile introduced the Power Prepaid Plan in the middle of last year – and so far has proven to be unmatched in delivering value for subscribers.

U Mobile’s POWER prepaid plan is the company’s latest offering for prepaid users. The SIM starter pack goes for a mere RM8.50 and it comes with a tonne of freebies that last forever. Yes, forever. Plus, it is the only prepaid plan in Malaysia that offers free high-speed Internet every month, also forever.

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U Mobile Gives All UMI Plan Subscribers Free 1GB Data For January 2016

by Terry Bass · 1 month ago · 4 Comments · 0 views


U Mobile wants to start the year right by giving its customer a little surprise. The company is rewarding all its Unlimited Mobile Internet (UMI) subscribers an extra 1GB mobile data for free when they renew their UMI plans.

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

by Pang Tun Yau · 1 month ago · 14 Comments · 0 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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MCMC Slaps Telcos With RM 2.29 Million Fines Due To False Prepaid Registration Throughout 2015

by Chief Chapree · 2 months ago · 8 Comments · 0 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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ShareShare OTT Lets Users Reload, Transfer, And Request Airtime Credit Across Telcos

by Terry Bass · 2 months ago · No Comments · 0 views


Mobile services enabler, Sedania, is expanding its airtime services and today, it has launched a new app to facilitate the expansion. Called “ShareShare OTT”, the app simplifies airtime operations between telcos and adds a couple of social features by using the app.

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Ookla Speedtest Confirms U Mobile Has The Fastest Mobile Network In Malaysia

by Terry Bass · 2 months ago · 18 Comments · 0 views


U Mobile has been awarded the title of fastest mobile network in Malaysia. The award was given by Ookla, a company that specialises in broadband speed testing and web-based network diagnostic applications.

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[Updated] U Mobile Now Offering 1GB Extra Data To All Its Subscribers For Free

by Terry Bass · 2 months ago · 7 Comments · 0 views

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[Update: An earlier version of this report incorrectly states that the free 1GB mobile data is a permanent offer. The article has been updated to reflect the error.]

Local telecommunication company, U Mobile, is now offering a free 1GB upgrade to all of its existing mobile plans’ data quota for its Year End Promo.

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