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Facebook invests in underwater Internet cable

Facebook invests in underwater Internet cable – Facebook has invested in the Asia Pacific Gateway, a 6,214-mile undersea cable designed to improve Internet speeds for citizens and businesses in the region, the BBC reports. The fiber-optic cable will run directly from Malaysia to South Korea and Japan, with links branching off to other countries. It’s suggested that a total of $450m (£280m) in total has been invested. The project to construct and maintain APG is funded by a group that includes…

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Malaysia

Hypptv Platinum Pack

If you have your Unifi decoder sitting in a box, maybe its a good time to check this one out. Hypptv have come up with this pretty decent package for only RM30 . The channel’s are not the best that is available since Astro has got them all locked down but this is a decent alternative and surely it will only get better. I suppose it wont wouldn’t harm having this in your bedroom or an attached to a extra tv you…

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Technology

World Undersea Internet Cable Map

This is a very interesting one, check out the world map of Internet cables. This is how our data moves from location to location. So when you experience extremely slow internet speed it’s probably a good idea to see if there has been an Earthquake or some natural disaster that could have put a speed bump to your connectivity. A Wikipedia entry states that only 1% of Internet data and voice traffic is transmitted through satellite links while the remaining…

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Malaysia

Astro New Packages : Super Packs

I found out about this only recently and i got straight to Astro to evaluate my current package and to see if im paying the lowest price for what i have. I used to pay about RM145 for my entire package (including HD services) and did not have the movie package. Now i dont have the Metro Package but i have movies(which is not cheap!) and i only have to pay RM125. Not bad a savings! Here is newly introduced…

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Watch Hypptv Premium Channels For FREE

Happy Birthday Hypptv! In conjunction with the Hypptv’s 1st anniversary, Unifi subscribers can now watch Premium Channel’s for free till the 30th of April 2011 . I hardly use the decorder that came with my Unifi package but this is a good time to take it for a test run to see if it can serve as a alternative to Astro. No way that it can substitute Astro but certainly we can explore the options of reducing the load on your Astro…

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