News & Reviews: telco
Oct 07, 2021
Last month, Maxis announced that it's helping Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) implement a 5G network in KLIA. Local telco companies are working hard on developing 5G in Malaysia, which means that 4G coverage and speed has to keep up to be a reliable backup. It also means that they're starting to consider shutting down older networks.
Jul 09, 2021
Yup, you can now check out your area if the signal strength is strong enough thanks to the newly launched JENDELA Map. By visiting the official webpage here, you can now go anywhere on the map and even make reports on the spot.
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.
May 21, 2021
Earlier today, Digi officially announced the Pakej Data Khas Pelajar for students between the age of 12 to 24 years old where they can get 15GB of mobile data that’s valid for up to 30 days for only RM20. But that’s not all, in conjunction with the Jaringan PRIHATIN Programme, parents will be eligible to get RM300 device subsidy for both Digi postpaid and prepaid customers.
Nov 25, 2020
Rural areas in Malaysia don't get to enjoy the level of Internet connectivity that urbanites do. This is especially true for states like Sarawak, which is why the state government has decided to take matters into its own hands by starting a new telco company.
Nov 06, 2020
Finance Minister Tengku Zafrul has recently announced during the tabling of Budget 2021 that 8 million individuals under the B40 classification will be eligible for an RM180 telecommunication credit, which can be used to pay bills, or even purchase a new mobile phone. But that’s not all, it seems that the government will also be providing telco companies funding of up to RM1.5 billion in order to provide affected citizens with free data.
Opensignal's analysis on Malaysia mobile data usage during the pandemic suggest a lack of WiFi network accessOct 09, 2020
Opensignal is back again with another report and this time around, it's about analyzing mobile data consumption and experience during the COVID-19 pandemic. The report features many countries on their usage and Malaysia is included as well. If you've wondered how the rest of our Malaysian people handled mobile data consumption, read on below.
Oct 05, 2020
Service interruptions can be annoying when you're in a rush to call someone or use the Internet for important matters. Yoodo acknowledged that and they're now giving out 2GB free data for their users after a service disruption occurred yesterday.
Jun 08, 2020
If you're a Yoodo user, you may have woken up today to find that your line isn't working. That's because the telco's services are currently down, meaning that the internet connection and Yoodo app are temporarily unavailable.
May 16, 2020
Based on a blog entry posted on the Chromium Blog, Google will remove ads that hogs too much of the device’s system resource, making the user experience much more enjoyable especially for those with limited internet data. This is due to the fact that Google recently discovered that some of the ads use up much more battery and bandwidth than usual, which can be a problem especially for those who signed up with telco that provides very limited internet data.