DiGi 4G Is Finally at KK… Blazing Speed With 80mbps/sec

This post is sponsored by DiGi, written by Bing

… it’s so fast that old hard disk couldn’t write to disk fast enough (that’s why you need to upgrade your hard disk soon, heh)

When 1TB Hard Disk is not enough anymore

I was at Singapore for business trip 2 weeks ago, I bought 1TB SSD hard disk because my latest laptop only has 128GB (lousy computer), so external hard disk is a must.

I do speedtest at my hotel and it was downloading 5MB/sec, which is approximately 15mbps speed I guess? I queue up my 100GB of downloads… and it completed the tasks in 4 hours plus.

WHOA. 1TB macam not enough any more.

Here comes the connection that makes this possible… “4G LTE”

DiGi 4G LTE launch

So, today is the official launch of DiGi 4G at Kota Kinabalu and I was invited to cover this event. (Who knows they give out iPhone 6 for bloggers who cover their event… I took the chance lah)

How fast is 4G LTE?

I did a quick Google search for you.

4G LTE wireless broadband is 10 times faster than 3G—able to handle download speeds between 5 and 12 Mbps(Megabits per second) and upload speeds between 2 and 5 Mbps, with peak download speeds approaching 50 Mbps. Cable speeds vary, but 4 to 12 Mbps are common.

DiGi CEO live on 4G connection

Look! Inilah CEO dari DiGi Malaysia

DiGi CEO is live on Facetime, and congratulating the official launch of 4G LTE at Kota Kinabalu. I was secretly hoping the connection will fail.. it would have created a better buzz for DiGi me thinks. Hehe.

DiGi blogger

What’s NOT GOOD about 4G LTE?

Another thing about 4G… the quota is always the biggest complaint because they offer only 6GB. My friend at Singapore has been using 4G for quite some time, and he says quota is big problem because whenever you load Youtube videos, the first few seconds it loads up the entire video and you only wanted to watch first few seconds to see what’s the video about. When you press “stop”, your quote gone 200mb.

Didn’t know loading too fast always causes problem. #firstworldproblem

Tom playing Dota with 4G speed

Good enough for online gaming

Tom was testing the connection speed for DotA2… sempat main game lagi when covering event. Hehehe. “Ui Tom, you seriously wanted to finish one game kah?”

So, here’s some quick wins you can get from DiGi event at Suria Mall

Valid during 28th-30th November 2014 only

DiGi phones on display

Branded phones are RM100 cheaper than retail price

Discount up to RM100 for phone normal retail price. Including Samsung S5, Samsung Note 4, Huawei Honor 6, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6+. Perfect if you’re planning upgrade your phone, now is the time.

DiGi free 4G sim card upgrade

FREE upgrades from 3G to 4G *limited time*

4G free upgrade at event kiosk until this Sunday. Then all Digi outlets free upgrade until next Sunday (7th December 2014). After this, sim card upgrades will cost RM10.00.

One phone that particularly catches my attention

Samsung S5 – If you are postpaid user that signed more than 12 months, you are eligible to get Samsung S5 with RM699, including upgrades to Smartplan 148.

If you signed up less than 12 months, you’ll have to pay the lap lap sap sap fees etc etc etc etc etc etc stuffs, around RM1,100+ to get the phone. It’s about time to change my phone I guess… pass my current Mi3 to my mum. Ngek ngek ngek ngek.

DiGi 4G LTE invited bloggers

Hello from the local bloggers!

The official event lasts from 28th November to 30th November 2014. Go visit them this weekend bah!

Official hashtag: #DIGILTEKK

Location: Ground Floor of Suria Mall, Kota Kinabalu.

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