Malaysian MVNO Altel to roll-out own 4G LTE network

Malaysian, MVNO, Altel, 4G, LTE Malaysian MVNO Altel Communications Sdn Bhd, has teamed up with Huawei Technologies (M) Sdn Bhd for the roll-out of its own 4G LTE mobile broadband services. Altel launched in August 2013 as a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) on Celcom Axiata’s network and has 20,000 registered subscribers in Malaysia. Last…

Now deputy minister says telcos will keep new prepaid top-up prices, but add airtime

Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Ahmad Maslan announced today that four mobile carriers will add six per cent airtime while maintaining the more expensive prices of their prepaid reload coupons after the Goods and Services Tax (GST) came into effect yesterday. Ahmad said Celcom Axiata Bhd, DiGi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd, Maxis Bhd and U Mobile Sdn…

Altel delays introduction of post-paid plans to 2015

Altel Communications, which secured 4G-suitable spectrum in the 2600MHz band in December 2012, has postponed plans to launch post-paid services until 2015, the Malaysian Reserve reports. With the would-be operator having previously set out its stall to begin offering such tariffs in November 2014, it has been claimed that ‘technical matters’ have forced it to…

Orange sigue en la buena senda, 95.000 líneas móviles de contrato más en el primer trimestre

En un mercado en el que los virtuales y Yoigo según el mes dominan la captación de líneas móviles Orange está consiguiendo poco a poco distanciarse de sus dos grandes rivales históricos, Movistar y Vodafone, ya que mientras estos siguen perdiendo miles de líneas móviles al mes los franceses vienen teniendo pérdidas bajas o incluso ganancias según el mes.

Prepaid segment remains battle ground for telcos as prices grow competitive

According to the research arm of M&A Securities Sdn Bhd (M&A Securities), the entrance of two new mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) players; Altel Communications Sdn Bhd (Altel Communications) and Telin, in the last quarter will add to the already heated competition in the prepaid segment where additional pricing war is expected in the market.