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U Mobile on the verge of operational profitability
Expects to cut operational losses by more than half in 2014 Signs on Huawei and ZTE for network expansion plan announced in Sept
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.
U Mobile aims to add 2mil new customers with new campaign
U Mobile has launched its ‘Vision 2 Million’ campaign, with which it aims to add two million new subscribers by Dec 31 2014.
Spectrum matters top-of-mind for telco CEOs
The anxious wait for spectrum refarming will have every telco CEO on tenterhooks, writes Karamjit Singh, with a recent MCMC industry briefing shedding some light on the factors that will influence the regulator’s thinking.
U Mobile unveils RM1.5bil expansion plan, promises 2,000 more sites
U Mobile has announced an expansion strategy to strengthen its network through the rollout of an additional 1,000 new 3G (Third Generation) and 1,000 new 4G LTE (Fourth Generation/ Long-Term Evolution) sites.
POS on-the-go with U Mobile QuickPay
U Mobile has rolled out its U Mobile QuickPay mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) solution, which only requires a smartphone, the Quickpay app and an EMV (Europay/ MasterCard/ Visa) approved card reader for transactions to take place.
U Mobile in deal with edotco to accelerate network rollout
U Mobile has signed a ‘master infrastructure services agreement’ with communications infrastructure services company edotco that the former said would accelerate its network rollout and improve customer experience.
MCMC fines major telcos RM1.2mil for dropped calls
MCMC said it has served 28 compounds totalling RM1.2 million ((US$371,920) to Maxis, Celcom, DiGi and U Mobile – six times more than the compounds issued in March 2013.
U Mobile announces new CEO, other management appointments
U Mobile Sdn Bhd has announced the appointment of Wong Heang Tuck (pic) as its chief executive officer effective April 1, after sacking former CEO Jaffa Sany Ariffin last August, citing “disciplinary reasons.”
U Mobile rolls out Tecprotec-powered U Care Plus 8 plan
U Mobile has officially introduced the U Care Plus 8 mobile device insurance and protection plan in partnership with Tecprotec.
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