Broadband

Malaysia sees 56% y-o-y growth in average connection speed: Akamai report
The adoption rate of 4 Mbps broadband was 69%, a hike of 0.7% compared with 3Q 2016 while 10 Mbps broadband adoption saw a 25% q-o-q gain.  
Week in Review: Broadband powers an incumbent telco past voice, finally
Seven years after launching, Telekom Malaysia’s high speed broadband revenue eclipses voice, while Axiata Group gets ready to be aggressive with Celcom.
In rush towards world class digital infrastructure, digital gap must be addressed
As Malaysia’s digital infrastructure, especially mobile, gets better, great care must be exercised to ensure the digital gap is closed to ensure inclusive participation.
Pulse steady, where a strong beat is needed
Karamjit Singh shares his thoughts on where Malaysia’s Digital Economy stands and if pushed to score it, gives a 3.5 score out of 10 in DNA's inaugural Pulse On Malaysia's Digital Economy Deep Dive.
Karamjit Singh: My Fave 5 of 2016
Among his top five stories of the year is one on the lack of innovation among manufacturing based SMEs which Karamjit Singh feels presents a clear and present danger to Malaysia's ambitions.
TM hits US$1.99bil revenue with boost from internet, data
Telekom Malaysia gets boost from internet, data and other services with US$1.99 billion in revenue for first nine months of 2016.
Week in Review: Convergence accelerates between Old and Digital Economy
A prominent property developer ties up with a unicorn, a telco talks about usage based cost for fixed broadband, the Digital Economy takes prominence in Malaysia, and Karamjit Singh sees a common thread of convergence accelerating.  
TM to introduce new business models, usage based pricing within 3 years
TM plans to introduce usage based pricing within the next 2 to 3 years, feels higher speeds will lead to higher usage of value added services.
Budget 2017: Good news for broadband users, entrepreneurs, digital economy and more
Broadband service providers will offer services at a higher speed for same price Plan to introduce the first Digital Free Zone in the world Malaysia Prime Minister Najib Razak (third from left) before tabling the Budget 2017 in the parliament
Budget 2017: Pikom asks for zero rate GST, EPF withdrawals to purchase ICT products
For Budget 2017, Pikom has recommended zero rate GST for all ICT goods/services and reduction in broadband rates.  
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