TM collaborates with telco tower providers for facilities access
By Digital News Asia October 26, 2021
- To drive Malaysia’s digital economy aspirations
- Support service providers’ 4G, future 5G coverage, connectivity
Telekom Malaysia Berhad via its wholesale domestic and international business arm, TM Wholesale is collaborating with nine tower providers to enable access to the company’s tower sites facilities.
In a statement, TM said the collaboration will allow the company to connect to the towers, enabling high quality network performance and capability.
It said the nine TowerCos are the members of Persatuan Penyedia Infrastruktur Telekomunikasi (PPIT).
They include: D’Harmoni Telco Infra Sdn Bhd, Melaka ICT Holdings Sdn Bhd, Perlis Comm Sdn Bhd, Infra Quest Sdn Bhd, Perak Integrated Network Services Sdn Bhd, EdgePoint Towers Sdn Bhd, PDC Telecommunication Services Sdn Bhd, Desabina Industries Sdn Bhd and Yiked Bina Sdn Bhd.
Amar Huzaimi Md Deris, executive vice president of TM Wholesale said, “TM Wholesale is committed to ensuring our national telecommunication industry is provided with cutting edge connectivity and extensive fibre infrastructure solutions as a catalyst to accelerate the delivery of a high quality digital experience to all Malaysians.”
“This will allow service providers to serve their customers with faster connectivity speed and greater bandwidth capacity for the current 4G and future 5G services nationwide.”
He added that the partnership demonstrates its commitment as the enabler of Digital Malaysia in supporting the country's digital aspirations, which include the Jalinan Digital Negara (Jendela) and the Malaysia Digital Economy Blueprint (MyDigital).
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