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  • U Mobile and Huawei signed Letter of Intent to work on 5G network in Malaysia

    U Mobile and Huawei signed Letter of Intent to work on 5G network in Malaysia

    Recently, U Mobile, as well as Huawei Malaysia, have recently signed a “Letter of Intent” to collaborate and work on the 5G network in Malaysia. Not only that, but both the entities also plan on running 5G tests in Malaysia as well to work out the kinks to ensure that our infrastructure is ready for the new network. 

  • OPPO Smartphone with Qualcomm powered Dual-Mode 5G to be unveiled by end of 2019

    OPPO Smartphone with Qualcomm powered Dual-Mode 5G to be unveiled by end of 2019

    During the 5G summit in Barcelona, OPPO’s Chief 5G Scientist Henry Tang has stated that they plan to release a dual-mode 5G-capable smartphone by the end of 2019. The aforementioned smartphone is able to support both standalone and non-standalone networks, which will improve the 5G the user experience.

  • Budget 2020 Tech Round-Up - Digital Service Tax, 5G, free RM30 eWallet, eSports and more

    Budget 2020 Tech Round-Up - Digital Service Tax, 5G, free RM30 eWallet, eSports and more

    Today, Budget 2020 was announced and if you only want to know if there are any upcoming changes in the tech industry, you've come to the right place. The list is quite long and we managed to look through the relevant ones so without further ado, check out our Budget 2020 Tech Round-Up below!

  • MCMC investing up to RM116 million to have 5G tested in 6 Malaysian states

    MCMC investing up to RM116 million to have 5G tested in 6 Malaysian states

    The MCMC chairman has announced very recently, stating that up 32 5G sites across 6 states such as Kedah, Perak, Penang, Selangor, Terengganu and Kuala Lumpur will be operational starting October 2019. Since it is a test, the sites mentioned will remain operational for as long as half a year to demonstrate it’s usage in agriculture, education, digital media, healthcare, manufacturing, oil and gas, smart cities, transportation and tourism.

  • Is the network infrastructure in Malaysia ready to accomodate 5G?

    Is the network infrastructure in Malaysia ready to accomodate 5G?

    Yesterday, I was lucky enough to attend a keynote panel discussion hosted by edotco where notable figures such as CEO of Time Broadband Afzal Abdul RahimCEO of Robi Axiata Limited Mahtab Uddin AhmedHead of BCG Vaishali Rastogi, as well as Chairman of MCMC Encik Al-ishal Ishak were present. They then discuss the state of Malaysia's network infrastructure and whether it is enough to support the upcoming 5G network which will start to roll out sometime next year.

  • Celcom moves ahead, Maxis maintains top speed and U Mobile improves in latest Opensignal Malaysia mobile network report

    Celcom moves ahead, Maxis maintains top speed and U Mobile improves in latest Opensignal Malaysia mobile network report

    Opensignal are back with their Mobile Network Experience Report for Malaysia September 2019 with the clear winner being Celcom with awards in the Latency Experience, 4G Availability and best Video Experience. Maxis maintained and solidified their position as "King of Speed" by getting awards in both Upload and Download speed while U Mobile improved leaps and bounds with 75% faster download speeds. Surprise contender Unifi stepped up offering Best Voice App experience (for when you make calls using apps like WhatsApp and so forth) but also improved in terms of video experience as well.

  • Get your unifi questions answered as we interview TM

    Get your unifi questions answered as we interview TM

    We recently managed to get some time to ask Moharmustaqeem Mohammed, Acting Executive Vice President of unifi some questions, particularly about unifi, unifi lite, Streamyx, 5G and more. There's some value information amongst the wall of text so do check them out below.

  • Majority of Qualcomm's chipsets will come with 5G capabilities starting next year

    Majority of Qualcomm's chipsets will come with 5G capabilities starting next year

    Qualcomm announced during IFA 2019, that majority of their Snapdragon chipsets such as the 600700 as well as the 800 series is expected to ship with 5G-capabilities starting next year. With that said, there is a high possibility that smartphones releasing next year that are priced under the RM1000 could come with the new 5G modem embedded in the chipset.

  • Majority of Qualcomm's chipsets will come with 5G capabilities starting next year

    Majority of Qualcomm's chipsets will come with 5G capabilities starting next year

    Qualcomm announced during IFA 2019, that majority of their Snapdragon chipsets such as the 600700 as well as the 800 series is expected to ship with 5G-capabilities starting next year. With that said, there is a high possibility that smartphones releasing next year that are priced under the RM1000 could come with the new 5G modem embedded in the chipset.

  • 8nm Samsung Exynos 980 chipset announced with built-in 5G and 108MP camera support

    8nm Samsung Exynos 980 chipset announced with built-in 5G and 108MP camera support

    Samsung have officially announced their Samsung Exynos 980 chipset today utilizing an 8nm fabrication process and utilizing a built-in 5G modem, an NPU (Neural Processing Unit) for AI-powered tasks and an ISP (Image Signal Processor) that can support up to 108MP single and 20MP + 20MP dual camera sensors. Powered by an Octa-core CPU consisting of 2x ARM Cortex A77 cores and 6x Cortex A55 cores, there is still no news yet which Samsung device will utilize it, but it has an Arm Mali G76 MP5 GPU for faster graphics and gaming.