Aug 02, 2013
There's a new telco in town with the recent launch of Altel Communications, a subsidiary of Puncak Semangat Sdn Bhd. But the real question on most minds including DNA CEO Karamjit Singh is this: “Is Syed Mokhtar really serious about being a telco player?”
Jul 31, 2013
It was a low profile introduction for the Syed Mokhtar al-Bukhary owned telco, Altel Sdn Bhd, one of the nine telecommunications companies with some 2.6GHz spectrum allocated for Long Term Evolution (LTE) services.
Jun 05, 2013
The three shortlisted bidders for the Digital Terrestrial TV Broadcasting (DTTB) infrastructure build -- i-Media Broadcasting Solutions, Puncak Semangat and Redtone Network -- have submitted their proposed business plans for a final round of evaluation by the MCMC.
Dec 14, 2012
Week In Review by Digital News Asia CEO Karamjit Singh. This week, telco matter take the spotlight as DiGi gets hit by RM10,000 fine for poor customer service and the race for more spectrum will be decided by who serves their customer the best.
Dec 13, 2012
MCMC chairman Datuk Sharil Tarmizi has a frank session with the media and analysts and offers a peek into the thinking behind the regulator's spectrum decisions.
Dec 06, 2012
The government, through industry regulator the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC), has finally announced the allocation of the much-anticipated 2600 MHz (2.6GHz) spectrum band to eight operators for the deployment of Long Term Evolution wireless technology.
Sep 07, 2012
UPDATED Jaring Communications Chairman Datuk Dr Md Khir Abdul Rahman says they were only surprised at timing of CEO resignation and that the turnaround plan the ex-CEO structured is only just taking off. In the interim Khir will make sure that Jaring will continue to focus on plans and activities which are value creation.
Sep 07, 2012
Puncak Semangat’s initial interest in Jaring could very well be because of its data center infrastructure, which the Internet service provider has spent a fair amount of time and resources on building in the past two years, according to an industry observer.