4G connectivity is beginning to gain traction in Malaysia. While some quarters debate the true definition of “4G”, none can argue that specified speeds of 3-10 times of current 3G speeds is still much welcomed. We’re lucky to have been given a chance to get up close and personal with the 4G experience. The quirky, fun 4G telco – Packet [...]
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LG Electronics (“LG”) has reported that it has sold more than 10 million LTE smartphones across the globe, attributed to its aggressive push of the best hardware and 4G LTE technologies into 4G markets. LG’s success is a result of its early entry into the LTE market, and its leadership in LTE research and development.
Maxis is starts off the new year with a bang, announcing the launch of its 4G LTE service on 1 January 2013 – the first Malaysian telco to successfully launch the “true” 4G network. Available in selected areas, customers will enjoy wireless speeds of up to 75Mbps, with typical speeds of 10 to 30Mbps. More sites will be activated soon.
The LG-manufactured Google Nexus 4, the latest in a line of smartphones offering a ‘clean’ Android OS experience, is a great phone with a glaring flaw. According to many reviewers, the phone’s top-shelf spec sheet and superb performance is hampered by the fact that it doesn’t have 4G LTE connectivity—a move Google has defended by saying that this was done [...]
Nokia Malaysia has finally launched its flagship Windows Phone 8-powered smartphones – Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 in Malaysia. The phones are available for pre-booking as of today at all Nokia retail outlets and will reach consumer hands on December 21, just in time for Christmas! The phones will also be offered by telcos Celcom and DiGi, and prices will be [...]
Hardwarezone Singapore has revealed that the much-awaited Nokia LUMIA 920 and LUMIA 820 smartphones will officially hit Singapore on December 8, 2012. Nokia made the dynamic duo available in India, Thailand and Hong Kong first. Fans in Singapore can now look forward to officially getting their hands on these Windows Phone 8 phones soon. The Nokia Lumia 920 (black, white, red, [...]
Celcom Axiata Bhd and newcomer to the telecommunications business, Puncak Semangat, is reported to be eyeing a 4G-LTE tie-up. According to a The Edge, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the two companies will be signed soon. The agreement to share network and resources is similar to the U Mobile-Maxis 3G RAN Sharing deal signed in April 2012. Puncak Semangat [...]
Malaysian telecommunication sector’s “Mr Nice Guy” Michael Lai, CEO of Packet One Networks Sdn Bhd (P1), has been awarded the ICT Personality of the Year at the 2012 PIKOM Leadership Awards recently. The award is conferred to individuals who demonstrate exemplary growth and performance in the ICT industry as well as possess a track record in contributing to the local [...]
Written by Ace Case ‘The thinnest, lightest, fastest iPhone ever’ – Apple. The anticipation over the new iPhone 5 has been the biggest since any previous release in Apple’s series of smartphones. Along with such anticipation comes huge expectation and Apple has once again delivered. The iPhone 5 had been surrounded by rumours ever since the iPhone 4 had run [...]
Can’t say we haven’t been expecting an official announcement. Apple has just made public that it has sold over five million iPhone 5s, just three days after its launch on September 12. The fastest selling iPhone yet. Within the first 24 hours of its launch, Apple received over 2 million pre-bookings. While naysayers scoffed at the new Apple offering and [...]
Packet One Networks (P1) has officially launched its 4G broadband service in Sabah, starting with capital Kota Kinabalu. The launch was officiated by the Deputy Minister of Information, Communications and Culture, YB Datuk Joseph Salang. P1′s foray into Sabah is expected to be an aggressive one as the 4G WIMAX operator intends to cover approximately 80% of households in Kota [...]
Want to “Note the New Way” but at lower cost? Look no further as Maxis is offering an exciting deal to you – the latest Samsung GALAXY Note 10.1 from as low as RM699. The caveat, you need to be a Maxis One Club (MOC) member. Maxis One Club (MOC) is an exclusive membership programme that offers priority customer service, [...]