[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.
Now that Digi has introduced a new Smart Prepaid that offers free basic internet at 64kbps, how does it compare to the others who have a similar prepaid option – #Hotlink and Xpax Magic SIM? Check out our comparison tables right after the break.
Google could be on the verge of unveiling a wireless service, at least according to the Wall Street Journal. The newspaper claims that this new service will bring interesting options to US subscribers, such as pay-as-you-use data charges.
Maxis’ revolutionary new screen protector is now in stock at Storekini. Additionally it is giving away the first 20 units of the Screen Savour absolutely free; no shipping charges, no GST, no payment made at all.
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.
Nigeria will be implementing an interesting method for getting its local telcos to provide quality service; the country has announced that it will throw executives from non-performing telecommunications service providers in prison. It may sound a little extreme, but the government is saying that the local infrastructure has deteriorated too much and it has had […]
DiGi has launched Music Freedom, a service that allows subscribers to stream music without using incurring data charges. At the heart of this is the Music Freedom app, that also gives fans the opportunity to claim free music tickets for live concerts.
New documents have revealed an extensive campaign by the American National Security Agency (NSA) and British Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) to steal and decrypt information from global telecommunications networks. This involved hacking into and monitoring the manufacture of SIM cards that form the backbone of all smartphone communications.
A woman was shocked to discover that her son had somehow managed to rack up a bill of RM586,553 on his smartphone. However, DiGi eventually noticed the error and it was discovered that the massive number was a result of a missed decimal point; the actual amount owed is “only” RM5,865.53.
Local telco Maxis has deployed 1000 of its own employees in a Peninsula Malaysia-wide test of its modernised data network. This “New Network Test Drive” covers major metropolitan areas in Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Pahang, Penang, and Johor, and is a way to get Maxis’ own people to experience the network while engaging with the public.
Waking up early to attend Celcom’s launch of the Samsung Galaxy S5 paid off for retired military office Abdul Hamid Husin as he was gifted the smartphone for being the first in line. Abdul Hamid had arrived to the queue at 6.30am, despite the Blue Cube in Sunway Pyramid only opening it’s doors at 10am.
When Whatsapp first announced on Monday that they would be introducing voice calls to their immensely popular app, we predicted that mobile telecommunication providers across the globe would become very worried with how this development would effect them. It didn’t take long for Singtel to fire off the first shots to protect their interests.
Apologies for the late release! This week on the Weekly News Roundup, we take a look at the 2 new phablets on the market from first-time phablet makers Nokia and HTC! Also we discuss the fines on local telcos as well as the Government’s HSBB plans for 2020!
Say “hello” to yet another telco in Malaysia, Altel Communications, an upcoming prepaid service in Malaysia that offers LTE connectivity. Riding off Celcom’s LTE 2600MHz spectrum, Altel boasts competitive domestic call rates, low broadband adoption fee, and premium customer service like no other, perhaps one very important thing we could all get used to. “From […]
Still haven’t gotten the latest iPad or iPad mini you’ve always wanted? Maxis has finally updated its iPad bundle, offering the iPad mini from as low as RM899, and the latest iPad from RM1,349. We previously shared that Maxis was only offering both devices at KLCC Maxis center. The plans were specifically catered for iPad with […]
Can’t wait to get your hands on the new BlackBerry Z10? Maxis has just officially launched the device that will be available for purchase starting tomorrow from as low as RM1,268 but if you’re a Maxis One Club (MOC) member, you can get it at only RM988. Maxis unveiled its packages earlier today along with […]
Local carrier DiGi has announced via its Facebook page that some of its transmission equipment in Kuala Lumpur has been vandalised. In a quick statement with a photo posted on its Facebook page, the damaged equipment is causing transmission issues around Hartamas, Damansara as well as areas around KL city centre. The telco did mention […]
Celcom To Announce 4G LTE Plans Before Chinese New Year, Expects To Cover Klang Valley, Penang and Johor By Mid-Year
While it was not an actual launch event or anything close to it, Celcom has finally shed more lights on its 4G LTE service through a briefing with members of the media last Friday. For starters, Celcom Axiata Berhad’s Chief Marketing Officer, Zalman Aefendy Zainal Abidin has confirmed that the telco will be rolling out […]
As mentioned earlier, Celcom has set up two LTE demo area for consumers to experience the company’s upcoming LTE services. One of them is located at Menara Celcom and the other one is the Blue Cube at Sunway Pyramid which we have just visited few hours ago to test out the LTE service ourselves. According […]
Now that Maxis has opened its ROI for the iPhone 5 which is scheduled for 14 December 2012, it is without a doubt that the other telcos will follow shortly. Celcom has also opened its ROI for the much awaited device so if you’re interested, register with Celcom now and be one of the first […]