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By Karamjit Singh
Jul 02, 2015

Jaring, which introduced the Internet to Malaysia, is facing liquidation and ignominy, and its employees are asking questions over what has happened. Karamjit Singh has the story.

Goh Thean Eu
Jun 16, 2014

On May 26, Digital News Asia (DNA) released its first Deep Dive report, which looked at the telecommunications space in Malaysia. In this article, Goh Thean Eu looks at how Malaysia intends to roll out digital TV, and why mobile telcos are eyeing the freed up spectrum.

Karamjit Singh
Jun 05, 2014

Puncak Semangat offers a view into how it hopes to make money from Digital TV, Karamjit Singh reports.

Karamjit Singh
Jan 21, 2014
  • Telenor’s Asia chief seeks spectrum roadmap visibility from MCMC
  • Altel’s Nik Aziz all for beauty contest which promotes innovation
Karamjit Singh
Jan 17, 2014

DNA will be watching out for and defending the rights of all Malaysian netizens to a free flow of information, but our job will be made easier if all of you get behind us, writes CEO and founder Karamjit Singh.

Karamjit Singh
Jan 14, 2014
  • Some doubt Puncak Semangat’s Digital TV win is a lucrative deal
  • Sceptical telco players think it is a play for the 700MHz spectrum
Digital News Asia
Jan 08, 2014

In yet another major win for politically-linked tycoon Syed Mokhtar al-Bukhary, his company Puncak Semangat will now own and control the infrastructure by which Malaysians will be watching their favourite digital TV programmes.

Karamjit Singh
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?”

Karamjit Singh
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.

Digital News Asia
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.


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