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.
DiGi has announced that 20-year-old law student Farah Fathiah Fauzi and 19-year-old pre-university student Wong Gwen Yi will represent Malaysia at the first Telenor Youth Summit in Oslo from Dec 9-11.
DiGi said it has completed its network modernisation exercise and reported third quarter revenue was up 7.4% to RM1.7 billion compared with the same quarter in 2012.
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.
Nine months have passed since the first announcement was made with regard to the availability of Long Term Evolution (LTE) mobile technology in Malaysia. Edwin Yapp looks back and wonders if the subdued LTE ad campaigns are good for the ecosystem.
DiGi Telecommunication Sdn Bhd has tossed its hat into the crowded online travel ring by launching, together with Asia Web Direct, a new online travel portal called Travelar.com.
DiGi has launched a competition calling youths aged 18 to 25 to submit ideas that use mobile technology to create social and economic change for Malaysians. Two lucky winners from this competition will represent Malaysia at the first Telenor Youth Summit, held in Oslo, Norway from Dec 9-11, and also have a chance to see their ideas presented at Nobel Peace Prize event.
If telcos are going to sell their customers contracts which are tied to phones sold at a discount, then they should have a responsibility too if the phones are faulty while still under warranty, writes Karamjit Singh.