Malaysia will be the first to launch m-Vision


  • Business
  • Wednesday, 16 Jul 2003

WATCH the latest music video, check out current movie offerings or get the latest on Wall Street – all on your PDA-phone. 

This is what owners of the O2 xda in Malaysia will be able to do so with the launch of m-Vision next month. Malaysia will be the first country in the world to enjoy such services. 

This services, to be provided in collaboration with Australia's GoConnect Ltd, will be available over the GPRS (general packet radio service) network supported by mobile operators like Maxis, Celcom, DiGi and TimeCel.  

m-Vision is providing local content in movie trailers distributed by Golden Screen Cinema and Speedy Video, and full-length music videos as well as other international video content, O2 and GoConnect said in a joint statement.  

m-Vision also provides video horoscope, sports and business content.  

Additional services including drama, comedy, science and technology will be available over the next 12 months. 

O2 (Online) Ltd (Malaysia branch) country manager Ng Kien Lock said the first 500 subscribers would be entitled to a special incentive package.  

Owners of the O2 xda can subscribe by sending an e-mail to contactusasia@o2.com.  

When online, special m-Vision messages are interactive and one can tap on the content to designated websites to book a movie ticket, purchase the music CD or simply to obtain more information about the content, the statement added. 

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