The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has issued a total of RM920,000 in fines to Celcom Axiata Berhad, Merchantrade Sdn Bhd, U Mobile Sdn Bhd, Tune Talk Sdn Bhd, Maxis Mobile Services Sdn Bhd and Maxis Broadband Sdn Bhd for breaching their license conditions.
The CEO of TIME dotCom, which posted a record RM419.1 million in revenue for its 2012 fiscal year, speaks to Karamjit Singh about its outlook for 2013.
Maxis recorded revenue of RM8.967 billion for the financial year ended Dec 31 2012, 1.9% up from the RM8.8 billion in 2011, on the back of higher revenue from all business segments.
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.
Maxis has launched two 4G LTE smartphones: The Nokia Lumia 920 and HTC One XL, the first two to be activated on the cellular provider’s 4G LTE (Fourth Generation Long Term Evolution) network.
In launching its 4G over LTE on Jan 2, Maxis caught everyone by surprise and has put pressure on competitors like Celcom and DiGi to speed up their own rollouts.
Maxis said that its 4G LTE service, delivered on the first “true” 4G network in Malaysia, is now available in selected parts of the Klang Valley including Taman Tun Dr Ismail, Damansara Utama, Desa Sri Hartamas, Bandar Puchong Jaya, Bandar Sunway and Cyberjaya.
Week In Review by Digital News Asia CEO Karamjit Singh. This week, telco matter take the spotlight as DiGi gets hit by RM10,000 fine for poor customer service and the race for more spectrum will be decided by who serves their customer the best.
The government, through industry regulator the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC), has finally announced the allocation of the much-anticipated 2600 MHz (2.6GHz) spectrum band to eight operators for the deployment of Long Term Evolution wireless technology.
Maxis announced its financial results for the nine months ended Sept 30, 2012, saying it registered overall growth in all its core business segments, but reported lower profits after tax.