Author: Digital News Asia

Stop spreading rumours of communications disruption: MCMC
The MCMC would like to call on members of the public to stop spreading rumours that the telecommunications network coverage for voice and data will cease functioning during the general election.
Social messaging apps will cost operators US$32.6bil: Ovum
Research firm Ovum has forecast that social messaging apps will cost operators US$32.6 billion in 2013, growing to over US$86 billion in 2020, with pace in the space picking up this year.
TM and five other telcos in new submarine cable consortium
TM has signed an agreement with five other regional telco players – Vodafone Group, UAE’s Etisalat, Sri Lanka’s Dialog Axiata, India’s Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited, and Omantel of Oman – to form a consortium to establish the Bay of Bengal Gateway (BBG) submarine cable system.
False news: MCMC calls individuals for statements
The MCMC has called 15 individuals to give statements and assist in investigations into the dissemination of false news and defamation via text messaging.
Astro and Maxis in high-speed broadband entertainment pact
Astro and Maxis have teamed up to offer packages that include Astro TV, high speed broadband and home voice services via Astro B.yond IPTV.
MCMC: Stop spreading false SMSes or prepare to be charged
The Malaysian Communications & Multimedia Commission (MCMC) is presently investigating several reports relating to the dissemination of false information via SMS.
HTC One announced in Malaysia, available in May
HTC has launched the new HTC One in Malaysia, saying its new flagship smartphone is crafted with a distinct zero-gap aluminium ‘unibody,’ and introduces BlinkFeed, Zoe and BoomSound, key new HTC Sense innovations that “reinvent the mobile experience and set a new standard for smartphones.”
Valley-based 500 Startups invests in Dropmysite
500 Startups has just invested in Dropmysite, the cloud-based website, email and database backup solution.
Digital Malaysia’s Pokok platform to help underprivileged
MDeC has announced a new Digital Malaysia initiative to harness and coordinate greater private sector contribution in community and social development targeted at the B40 group, the lowest 40% of the Malaysian population in terms of household income.
Sophos rolls out latest version of free Android security app
Sophos has introduced the latest version of its free Android security app, Sophos Mobile Security, which now includes spam filter capabilities for text messages and calls.
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