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Get 3G-fied !

Finally, I got my my own 3G account. But there was a catch, which was somehow expected.. Only Celcom Postpaid users who also have a Streamyx account can sign up for the D88 plan. Sigh ! I had no choice but to take the D120 package instead. That means I have to pay RM120 per month for the 3G access.

I registered the line today noon and it got activated at around 7pm . The clerk told be it gonna take 24 hours to get my account activated. But instead, it took only 7 hours to get 3G-fied ! LoL . So far, the connection here at my apartment in Setapak Indah is acceptable. I get either 2–3 bar signal.

 

This is my download/upload test result…

 

:::.. testmy.net test results ..:::
Download Connection is:: 211 Kbps about 0.21 Mbps (tested with 386 kB)
Download Speed is:: 26 kB/s
Upload Connection is:: 42 Kbps about 0 Mbps (tested with 97 kB)
Upload Speed is:: 5 kB/s
Tested From:: http://testmy.net (Server 2)
Test Time:: 2007/01/15 – 7:58am
D-Validation Link:: http://testmy.net/stats/id-CZSWYBV9A
U-Validation Link:: http://testmy.net/stats/id-4BWZSXG1P
User Agent:: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1; SV1) [!]

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3 comments

Angela Norman on January 25, 2007 6:41 pm

For 3G users,

An interesting roadtest was conducted by Mobile World Magazine team in Klang Valley.

Guess who won? CELCOM!!! Celcom is way faster than Maxis in download and upload!

Average Download rate
Celcom 3G : 330.8Kbps Maxis 3G : 155Kbps

Average Upload rate
Celcom 3G : 55.2Kbps Maxis 3G : 45.1Kbps

Hey, it’s not me spouting advertisement slogans, check out the article here:
http://i142.photobucket.com/albums/r92/work_liao/celcom_3g_beat_maxis_3g.gif

Andrew on January 31, 2007 5:15 pm

I got my 3G but didn’t go through all the trouble you went thru. Quite happy with it, especially now I am connected even when I am out of office most of the time. Thank you, Celcom!

melz on January 31, 2007 5:21 pm

hehe… good for ya. how’s the connection at your place? btw… what’s your location?