Shah Alam, 4 October 2012 - TIME dotCom Bhd ("TIME" or "The Group") will supply Internet speeds of 500Mbps to the Hack in The Box Security Conference 2012 (HITBSecConf2012) from 8 to 11 October, allowing conference participants to seamlessly showcase the latest in online security, data and encryption techniques. The connection would be a dedicated link direct to the global internet exchanges powered by TIME's 100% Fibre Optic Network giving participants the fastest ever Internet access in Malaysia. It's first of its kind for any HITB event.
KUALA LUMPUR: TIME dotCom Bhd has invested about RM100mil to create the TIME Fibre 100 megabits per second (mbps) Home Broadband, Malaysia’s fastest home broadband service.
Chief executive officer Afzal Abdul Rahim said the investment was part of the company’s capital expenditure for the past two years.
KUCHING: Residents in Sabah now have an additional choice for broadband services with the entry of Packet One Networks (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd (P1), Malaysia’s first and largest 4G service provider with over 400,000 subscribers.
The company has an aggressive network deployment plan aimed at providing up to 80 per cent of household coverage in urban Kota Kinabalu in under just three months by the end of 2012.
Malaysian mobile operator Celcom Axiata has signed an agreement with fibre companies Jalur Lebar Nasional (Jalenas), My Penang Fon (PenangFON), and Fiber at Home City Networks (Fiber@Home) to offer home high-speed broadband (HSBB) services to customers in Kuantan, Penang, and Sungai Petani. With the partners, Celcom will roll out a range of home services this year, including voice over broadband, internet data, content services from The Cube, Wi-Fi services, and enterprise services. The operator has already launched Celcom First Voice, a range of voice plans. Since early this year, Celcom has conducted friendly user trials in Kuantan and Penang with Jalenas and PenangFON to fine-tune the service prior to the commercial launch. The commercial launch is expected to be in the fourth quarter of this year. A year ago, Celcom and Telekom Malaysia signed an MOU on HSBB services. Under the memorandum, TM would provide Celcom with DSL services for its customers, fibre services for the Celcom network, and HSBB services. Celcom, in turn, would provide Telekom Malaysia with MVNO services.
Malaysian electronic payment provider Touch 'n Go has been trialling near-field communication phone payments which it will introduce to its customers in two months' time, according to local report.
Touch 'n Go CEO Abdul Karim Md Lassim said the company has been piloting NFC smartphone apps with mobile operator Maxis and bank CIMB to allow customers to use their mobile devices as a Touch 'n Go card, The Sun Daily reported Monday.