Dec 05, 2013
YTL Communications and Intel Malaysia have formalised an agreement that would see the introduction of Intel-based integrated 4G laptops and tablets for the 1BestariNet programme which seeks to deliver a cloud-based virtual learning platform and high-speed Internet connectivity to 10,000 schools nationwide.
Sep 20, 2013
Red Hat Inc has announced the completion of its collaboration with telecommunication service provider YTL Communications to deliver what it described as a scalable, cost-effective cloud platform for e-learning in schools.
Jun 12, 2013
One of the ‘Fathers of the Internet, Google chief Internet evangelist Vint Cerf, discusses how bring the Web into the classroom promises to transform education.
May 31, 2013
It was a week of telco tales, writes Karamjit Singh: A new MVNO launched by an MVNA; Maxis’ new CEO declining his role due to personal reasons; a telco that is actually an Internet company; and the big momma of them all seeing data and Internet revenue overtaking voice.
May 27, 2013
Until YTL Comms landed the 1BestariNet project last year from the Ministry of Education, it was looking like the company would struggle to fulfil the grandiose promise laid out by its executive chairman Francis Yeoh, writes Karamjit Singh.
May 24, 2013
Maxis has rolled out its eKelas online learning service to all 2,300 public secondary schools in the country, but the Ministry of Education did not provide any clarity on how this initiative plays alongside the similar national 1BestariNet project.
May 22, 2013
YTL Comms introduces Chromebooks into 1BestariNet, with ‘first contract’ for 3,000 schools to get 41 Chromebooks each.
May 15, 2013
May 03, 2013
1BestariNet, one of Malaysia’s most ambitious technology-in-education projects, has been dogged by controversy and has become a political hot-button issue as the country heads to the polls on May 5.