As Digi expands its 4G network, they have not forgotten its users that spend most of their time indoors. If you’ve been having poor signal at home or while at work, that will soon change in the second half of 2017.
In case you didn’t know, webe is also offering wireless broadband over 4G LTE. Initially available as a SIM-only plan, the new mobile operator is finally offering a MiFi modem which you use to share the connection with up to 10 devices.
YTL Communications and Proton have announced a special Yes 4G LTE bundle for those who drive away a brand new Proton. This offer is exclusive for new customers of selected Proton models starting today and it will replace its previous Proton-Huddle XS promo.
webe was initially launched with a single mobile postpaid plan that provided unlimited calls, SMS and data on a single device. For those who need a SIM for data sharing, webe has finally introduced its webe broadband at RM59/month.
Celcom says they are working towards building the most advanced 4G network in the country. To achieve that, they are undergoing a nationwide modernisation exercise with Ericsson Malaysia and Huawei Technologies. More than 4,600 communication towers will be upgraded with the latest 4G equipment and software.
If you’re in the market for entry-level devices, Samsung has just launched their Galaxy J (2016) series in Malaysia. It comes in 3 models namely Galaxy J1 (2016), Galaxy J5 (2016) and Galaxy J7 (2016) with prices starting from RM449.
After introducing the Galaxy A (2016) series, Samsung Malaysia is now turning its attention to its new Galaxy J series for 2016. These are their entry-level offering which helped to drive volumes for the Korean smartphone maker. There will be 3 models – the Galaxy J1, J5 and the J7.
Unlike other events, this launch involves a telco which has been quiet for some time. If you can’t wait for webe, this could be the next telco to look out for.
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TM’s telecommunication offering will be complete with the launch of its new 4G mobile service that’s happening on 13th April. At the moment, they have a triple play lineup with Fibre Internet, voice services and a formidable IPTV offering. Having a mobile service will be the final piece of the puzzle as TM will be able to cover users both at home and while on the go.
According to TM’s group CEO Tan Sri Zamzamzairani Mohd Isa in an interview with TheStar, it’s going to be exciting and they are on track to roll out its mobile service through P1.
For a long time now, the 4G operator scene in Malaysia has been dominated by four companies — Celcom, Digi, Maxis and U Mobile. However, at the end of last year, we reported that there would be a new player entering the scene in 2016 and it seems this could be it.
5G is still a long way go but the folks at Qualcomm wants to enable gigabit wireless connectivity today. Their new X16 LTE is the first commercially announced modem that’s designed to deliver up to fibre optic 1Gbps speeds over today’s 4G LTE networks. That’s LTE Category 16 speeds, versus the current Cat 9 (600Mbps) and Cat 6 (300Mbps) standards that are supported on current flagship smartphones.