Digital Divide

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).
Digi seeks two Malaysian youths to attend Telenor Youth Forum 2015
Digi Telecommunications has launched a competition to find two young individuals to represent Malaysia at the Telenor Youth Forum 2015 (TYF2015), a global dialogue that aims to transform societies and build a better digital future through easy and equal access to knowledge.
The emergence of smart cities
Smart cities will improve the lives of their residents, but they shouldn’t become so elitist that they keep out those who are poor and less tech-savvy, writes Faris Yahaya of Cyberview.
Development of digital societies key to APAC growth: Research reports
New research reports produced by the GSMA, International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and the Internet Society (iSOC) show that the development of digital societies have the potential to help solve key challenges faced by Asian countries.
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