June 7, 2010

TM Unifi installs a Backdoor on every single Unifi router

I just came across this article recently and was really shocked to find out that: Unifi installs a user account in the router that allows remote access by TM staff This remote access login was the same for ALL Unifi users (now rectified). This basically means that anybody with the login, could potentially […]
May 24, 2010

SMW4 Cable Update – Disruptions to East Coast US and Europe will continue until 27 May

This notice effects only ISPs serviced by SMW4 which would include Streamyx, Singtel and several Indian ISPs. The repairs on SMW4 off Mumbai which began yesterday on the 23 May 2010 is expected to be completed by the 27 May 2010. The cable repair ship has arrived and is performing upgrades as planned. […]
May 11, 2010

Experiencing Slow Connections? Start hunting for those IP Ranges!

I noticed that the slow connections to Europe can be alleviated if you switched IP range if you’re using Streamyx…Looks like a TM problem then! On how to switch, refer to our classic post on this issue 😛 Don’t be lazy and whine! Get up and do something 😛
May 11, 2010

Routing issues to Europe

Right, we have just noticed that several of our EU based servers have dropped speed and have become inaccessible all of a sudden from Malaysia….And as I type this…connectivity has been restored but seems like there’s some packet loss. Looks like TM is doing something! Will keep you posted.
May 7, 2010

Nationwide Disruption in Streamyx Connectivity for Malaysian Users

There’s a nationwide disruption for Streamyx users according to their helpline. No details on what this disruption have been given beyond the standard “We will fix it within 24 hours”.
May 4, 2010

A quick look at customer feedback on Streamyx

Today I was experiencing some slowdowns with Streamyx with various websites and decided to search Twitter to see if anyone else was having the same problem. Although I did find a lot of complaints, it is uncertain whether it your almost daily ‘Streamyx sucks’ sort of complaints (which it kinda does) or whether […]
May 2, 2010

Streamyx problem persists despite cable repair

I suspect that there’s more to the cable breakage that has been causing the recent spate of slowdowns as although there’s some improvements, several swathes of Streamyx users and including servers in Cyberjaya datacenters still continue to perform below par. No news from TM as of yet. Please keep the reports coming in.
May 1, 2010

Cable Works Completed Ahead of Schedule

TM has posted an announcement on the full restoration of the cable works: COMPLETION OF CABLE WORKS ON SMW4 Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) is pleased to inform its customers that the repair works on the Southeast Asia – Middle East – Western Europe 4 (SMW4) submarine cable network between Palermo (Southern Italy) and […]