1BestariNet

For YTL Comms, it’s all about 1BestariNet
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.
Maxis launches eKelas portal, education space gets crowded
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.
1BestariNet: YTL Comms rolls out Chromebooks in 3,000 schools
YTL Comms introduces Chromebooks into 1BestariNet, with ‘first contract’ for 3,000 schools to get 41 Chromebooks each.
Red Hat forges on, 44 straight quarters of revenue growth
Red Hat reports 44 consecutive quarters of revenue growth; driven by telco, govt and FSI sectors Its open source solutions used in controversial 1BestariNet project; YTL exec stands by implementation
1BestariNet becomes political hot-button issue
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.
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