DiGi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd has launched its latest machine-to-machine (M2M) platform with advanced connected service capabilities that would enable companies from various industries to benefit from better cost savings, improve efficiencies and explore new revenue streams.
Technology companies are doing their bit for victims of Typhoon Haiyan, known locally as Yolanda, after it tore through the Philippines on Nov 8, leaving nearly 4,000 dead and about 1,600 missing, as well as more than four million homeless.
Soft Space International Sdn Bhd is certainly on a roll – just days after CIMB Bank launched its ‘Plug n Pay’ mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) service built on the technology developed by the mobile payment solutions startup, DiGi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd announced its own service too.
After Maxis and celcom, DiGi became the third to launch 4G LTE services when it rolled out in selected high traffic locations in the Klang Valley.
While Malaysia’s latest transformation program, the Digital Transformation Program or just Digital Malaysia, got no mention at all in Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak’s Budget 2013 speech, there were some initiatives that benefitted the information and communications technology (ICT) industry, often indirectly. Here, industry players weigh in.