Maxis Berhad said revenue grew 3% in the first nine months ended Sept 30 this year compared with the same period in 2012, to RM6.86 billion on the back of contributions from all business segments, but largely driven by higher mobile Internet and data usage which recorded an increase of 14.6%.
Maxis and Spotify have announced a partnership in which prepaid and postpaid Maxis customers now have access to the Spotify Premium service, along with 150MB of Internet data to access Spotify’s catalogue of over 20 million tracks, for RM10 (US$3.18) per month.
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.
Kit combines fixed and mobile connectivity with marketing solutions for SMEs Claims to be only telco to offer integrated fixed, mobile, Internet and cloud-based solutions
DNA founder Karamjit Singh recalls the most stressful challenge he has had since founding a startup and taking the entrepreneurial journey: Choosing a new smartphone and a data plan to go with it!
KDU University College (KDU UC) and Maxis Berhad have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will see the two parties collaborate on student connectivity, entrepreneurship and internship programmes.
In a move that one telco consultant calls a “very smart diversification strategy,” Celcom Axiata Bhd is believed to have taken a 20% stake in Merchantrade Asia Sdn Bhd, a leading remittance provider and since 2008, a Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) with around 500,000 active subscribers at present.
Maxis is inviting all Malaysians to participate in its Unite for Malaysia virtual parade in conjunction with the recent Merdeka Day on Aug 31.
Maxis Berhad said that its new wireless broadband package comes with unlimited access to its eKelas interactive education portal for Maths and Science.
Maxis reported net profit was up 11.3% to RM530 million for the second quarter which ended June 30, attributing this to the strength of its non-voice business, particularly mobile Internet, and cost management.