Yes brings 5G to Penang with 5G wireless fibre
By Digital News Asia September 12, 2022
- Launches Infinite Gateway, Malaysia’s 5G Wireless fibre service
- Penang the first state to experience 5G connectivity
YTL Communications’ Yes has unveiled its commercial 5G service in Penang and has also launched a 5G wireless fibre service.
In a statement, Yes said as Malaysia transitions into a digital world where high quality connectivity is a prerequisite to enabling greater productivity and efficiency, it is excited to enable consumers and industries alike to be part of this digital transformation with its 5G solutions.
Launched with the support of the Penang State government and officiated by Penang’s chief minister, Chow Kon Yeow, the Yes 5G service is fully in-line with the State’s Penang2030 vision.
The extension of Yes 5G service into Penang will not only encourage new investments and boost the state’s economy but Penangites will also be amongst the first in the country to experience world class 5G connectivity, Yes said.
Chow Kon Yeow, Penang’s chief minister said, “World class mobile Internet is key to advancing our digital economy and this will make Penang an even more attractive location for foreign direct Investment.”
Yes also announced the launch of its Infinite Gateway, which the company claimed is Malaysia’s first 5G Wireless Fibre service.
Requiring no installation, the fibre class product is movable from room to room and can connect up to 32 devices using its built-in Wi-Fi 6 support, it said.
Wing K. Lee, chief executive of YTL Communications said, “Local consumers, businesses and innovators will benefit greatly from our 5G services, including Malaysia’s first wireless fibre service."
He added that Yes Infinite Gateway provides an elegant solution for many Malaysians that are not able to get access to conventional fibre service or are unsatisfied with their current home or work broadband connectivity.
“Therefore, Yes sees this as an opportunity to use the rapidly growing 5G service footprint to close the digital divide, so everyone can live, work, learn and play efficiently,” he said.
Click here to find out more about Yes’ products and further information on the Infinite Gateway.
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