News & Reviews: Internet
Sep 18, 2021
According to a statement by Elon Musk, it seems that SpaceX's Starlink will come out of beta somewhere around October 2021. While not much is known in regards to the Malaysia release date, it does give us a better idea of when to expect the aforementioned service.
New Maxis Hotlink Postpaid and Fibre plan launch, total 60GB data & up to 800Mbps starting from RM149/monthJul 22, 2021
Today, Maxis just launched a new Hotlink Postpaid and Fibre plan in the Malaysian market. This plan was designed for young Malaysians who value their digital lifestyles and the starting price is RM149 per month.
Local telcos are not on the same page with MCMC's Mandatory Standards for the Quality of Wireless Broadband ServiceJul 08, 2021
Back in April 2021, the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has proposed a new Mandatory Standards for the Quality of Wireless Broadband Service (MSQoS). This initiative is scheduled to begin in August 2021 but it has been met with disagreements by our local telcos.
Jun 23, 2021
For many, the lockdown meant that they can rely on their home's fibre or wireless broadband for Internet access. However, some people do need to use their phone data regularly, so it's nice to always get good deals for mobile data. And if you're a Yoodo user, then you're in luck.
Selangor Government to subsidize RM20 per month for the B40 group in using SIM Internet data and moreJun 09, 2021
Today, the Selangor State Government just announced a new Selangor Internet Data programme. As part of the Kita Selangor 2.0 Package, this initiative's mission is to offer unlimited SIM card subsidies and internet facilities to 70,000 people in the B40 group category.
Mar 18, 2021
It seems that the developers of Google Chrome have recently unveiled a new Live Caption feature that will automatically generate captions on webpages that are playing audio or video. Previously, a similar feature was initially available on devices such as Google Pixel or Samsung Galaxy smartphones.
U Mobile named most improved Malaysia telco, alongside unifi and Digi in Opensignal's Global Mobile Network Experience AwardsMar 05, 2021
Today, Opensignal is back once again with another report and this time it's the Global Mobile Network Experience Awards 2021. It wasn't too long ago that they presented us with their 10th Anniversary Global Awards 2020 last year, so if you're wondering what's new in the latest one - here's what you need to know.
Mar 04, 2021
You might not realize it, but you would often get a message about accepting cookies when visiting a certain website. That's about to change as Google is moving away from third-party tracking cookies and what this means is that the company won't track you anymore, or even "build alternate identifiers to track individuals as they browse across the web”.
MCMC will initiate a Fast Track Process to ensure no Internet installation delays in high priority areasMar 03, 2021
Today, The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has issued a new statement about prioritising Internet installation of communication services in priority areas. In order to fast track and resolve the issues of delays, they also listed out steps to ensure better service to the people.
Feb 23, 2021
With 5G connectivity underway for Malaysia by the end of 2021 (according to our PM), the Malaysian Government has also announced that they will be launching the first 5G CyberSecurity Testing Laboratory. Malaysia will be the first in the Southeast Asia country to do so and it will be a joint effort with CyberSecurity Malaysia (CSM), Huawei Malaysia and Celcom.