U Mobile

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.
Kehmistry makes Valentine’s Day debut with U Mobile
Dating app Kehmistry has made its official market debut, with a marketing campaign in partnership with cellular services provider U Mobile kicking off on Valentine’s Day today (Feb 14).
U Mobile launches LTE service in Klang Valley, JB
U Mobile has officially announced the availability of its LTE or 4G service, offering customers high-speed mobile Internet of up to 75 megabits per second (Mbps) for prepaid, postpaid and broadband plan customers.
ZTE to build up disaster recovery system for U Mobile’s network
U Mobile has signed a disaster recovery system partnership agreement with ZTE Corporation for its core network, which it said would provide stable, resilient and robust network service to its users.
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