DiGi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd will be deploying the Ericsson Device Connection Platform, delivered as a service by Ericsson.
It was a week of telco tales, writes Karamjit Singh: A new MVNO launched by an MVNA; Maxis’ new CEO declining his role due to personal reasons; a telco that is actually an Internet company; and the big momma of them all seeing data and Internet revenue overtaking voice.
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DiGi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd claimed to be the first Malaysian telco to bundle a global music streaming service after it sealed a partnership with French-based Deezer for the latter’s Premium+ offering.
Telenor Group and Opera Software have announced a re-commitment and an expansion of their partnership to bring the mobile web to Telenor’s customers.
Hong Leong Bank Berhad has appointed Galvin Yeo, formerly of DiGi, as its head of digital banking with effect March 1.
DiGi has collaborated with Twitter to become the Malaysian telco to offer free access to the latter’s micro-blogging social media site, effective Feb 25 via the Opera Mini browser.
DiGi has announced the winners of the ‘ideation’ phase of its Challenge for Change program, including two ‘surprise wildcard ideas’ in addition to the five planned category winners.
With Maxis taking a market leadership position in LTE rollout in Malaysia, it is timely to ask two questions: Will the LTE market be a handset-dominated one? And will Maxis adopt a premium positioning? Karamjit Singh explores the issue.