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Tencent launches WeChat Pay MY in Malaysia
Enables users to make payment and transfer money in Malaysian Ringgit within the WeChat app, across a variety of daily online and offline payment needs.
Minimal financial impact on telcos from 700Mhz spectrum
MIDF Research and AmInvestment Bank share their views on the winners and losers.
Analysts divided on telco M&As
Convergence in the domestic telecommunications sector is likely to lead to M&As among players, say analysts, although not all agree.
TM and MYTV in RM1bil digital TV infra-sharing deal
The delivery of digital terrestrial TV in Malaysia took a major step forward when MYTV Broadcasting and Telekom Malaysia inked a 15-year RM1-billion deal for the former to use the latter’s infrastructure.
One year on, Altel hits 250K active prepaid subscriptions
Altel Communications hit 250,000 active prepaid subscriptions, with its own billing system and core networks being built in preparation for a post-paid offering. The company is said to be looking for strategic investor to strengthen its value proposition to market.
DiGi able to roll out LTE despite spectrum limitation: COO
DiGi says its LTE spectrum is sufficient for the time being Company working on refarming the 1800MHz spectrum [Original heading amended to better reflect DiGi's stand] MALAYSIA'S third largest mobile operator DiGi.com Bhd believes it has enough spectrum to grow its 4G-LTE (Fourth Generation Long-Term Evolution) coverage even though it has spectrum limitations.
Telco Deep Dive: Two sides to Malaysia’s digital TV story
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.
For Puncak Semangat, success lies beyond TV
Puncak Semangat offers a view into how it hopes to make money from Digital TV, Karamjit Singh reports.
DTTB: Telcos wary of Puncak Semangat’s 700MHz play
Telenor’s Asia chief seeks spectrum roadmap visibility from MCMC Altel’s Nik Aziz all for beauty contest which promotes innovation  
Syed Mokhtar’s Altel takes measured approach to its launch
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.
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