August 2, 2011

Undersea Cable Maintenance on AAG till 7th August

A new cable fault has been detected and has been announced here. As such users may experience degraded speed until the 7th August if the repairs proceed as planned. Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) wishes to announce that our consortium members have detected a fault on the Asia-America Gateway (AAG) submarine cable network linking […]
July 19, 2011

TM Maintenance Interruptions Expected

TM recently made an announcement on several upgrades and expected interruptions to their services. The full post can be viewed here, however major ones are summarized as follows: 25 – 31 July 2011 – Maintenance work at SEA-ME-WE 4 (SMW4) submarine cable network linking Malaysia to Europe Nationwide 1)      Slow browsing and high […]
April 25, 2011

TM suddenly slows down to a crawl

It appears that TM just farted and many users across the nation are experiencing inexplicable slowdowns. There has been no official word from TM as of yet and it appears to only affect some international sites such as Facebook. Whether this is in line with their planned upgrades as per this announcement is […]
December 29, 2010

TM: Repair works to restore international cable faults will commence on 29 Dec 10 and targeted to complete on 3 Jan 11

Source: TM Malaysia Referring to our earlier announcement on 19 December 2010 on the degradation of our Internet services, Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) wishes to inform its Internet services customers that the degradation is linked to cable faults on the Asia America Gateway (AAG): a submarine cable network linking Malaysia and other Asian […]
December 20, 2010

AAG faults blamed for Slow Connections to the US (Telekom)

There is a reported fault affecting connections to the US for Malaysian users: Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) wishes to inform its Internet services customers we have detected some faults affecting the Asia America Gateway (AAG) cable network linking Malaysia to the United States (U.S). Hence, customers using Internet services nationwide may experience some […]
December 8, 2010

TM Streamyx International Cap Relaxed?

From Izlyn VP of Corporate Comms via Tentris’ post yesterday: Btw, pleased to report the team has been hard at work and we are completely changing the parameters and optimizing international bandwidth tonight. We have analyzed the profiles of the complaints and have confirmed that the majority are heavy users. Of course our […]
December 3, 2010

TM's Capping will not be rolled back or removed, borders on lying

From Aizuddin Danian’s post who has been acting as a ‘go-between’ of sorts between TM’s official reps and Lowyat users: Izlyn Ramli VP of Corporate Communications: The capping will not be rollbacked or removed, only “relaxed”. They will continue to watch the performance of the network in the coming week and make further […]
December 2, 2010

TM possibly capping local connections as well

I am receiving some reports that TM may be capping local connections as well regardless of type. Not sure what they’re up to now and whether this a last ditch attempt to fix their throttling mechanism. You can verify this by doing a speedtest.net test to the Kuala Lumpur or Seri Kembangan server. […]