Digital Divide

Telco Deep Dive 2019: USP Report 2017 provides positive numbers, comparably increased efforts
The 2017 Universal Service Provision Annual Report by the MCMC shows that efforts to reduce the Digital Divide is ongoing, but more interesting outlook is on the horizon
MyFintech Week 2019: Fintech may empower the underserved, but also risks leaving them further behind
In a panel discussion, industry experts posit that while fintech can make lives better for marginalised individuals and businesses, there are also important areas to consider.
DNA23: Anwar’s grand vision launched, yet to be grounded in actual projects
PKR President’s vision of how the Digital Economy should impact Malaysia, “complements” existing government efforts.
Week in Review: Watch the video on thoughts about next MDEC CEO
This week's column from Karamjit Singh comes with a weighty question for readers. Should his WiR (Week in Review) column be in video format instead?
Telco Deep Dive 2018: Digital divide in Malaysia leaves much more work to be done
Although Malaysia's digital adoption rate is comparable to advanced economies, the actual digital adoption by businesses is that of a lower middle-income country.
Digital future a fragile mix of promise and uncertainty: Global Internet Report
Internet Society report highlights need to do more to prepare the Internet for the future; asks if we are ready for what’s next.
Celcom and Risda to bring the Internet to more rural areas
Celcom and the Rubber Industry Smallholders Development Authority will work together to bring greater Internet connectivity to those living in rural areas as well as those working in rubber plantations.
Etiqa plants SEED for women and youth empowerment via entrepreneurship
Etiqa has launched its ‘Socially and Economically Empowered Development’ (SEED) programme to help underprivileged women and youth become financially independent via entrepreneurship and employment.
Digi programme to digitally-empower more women
Digi has launched its Wanita Era Digital programme to “bring the power of the Internet” to more Malaysian women.
Pikom to propose special Asean Economic Community task force for ICT
The National ICT Association of Malaysia (Pikom) will propose that the Asian-Oceanian Computing Industry Organisation (Asocio) set up a task force to address common policy matters related to ICT and the Asean Economic Community (AEC).
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