After a successful pilot test in Langkawi, the nation is now ready to transition into digital TV broadcasting.
Convergence in the domestic telecommunications sector is likely to lead to M&As among players, say analysts, although not all agree.
Singapore-based satellite communications solutions provider Global Invacom is set for the next technology shift, and plans to grow with it, Benjamin Cher reports.
MyTV has unveiled its business plan for its digital terrestrial TV play. By charging RM12 million a year per channel to broadcasters, will it be easy for MyTV to recoup its multibillion-ringgit investment? Goh Thean Eu finds out from MyTV chief commercial officer Haniza Ros Nasaruddin.
On May 26, Digital News Asia (DNA) released its first Deep Dive report, which looked at the telecommunications space in Malaysia. In this article, Goh Thean Eu looks at how Malaysia intends to roll out digital TV, and why mobile telcos are eyeing the freed up spectrum.
Some doubt Puncak Semangat’s Digital TV win is a lucrative deal Sceptical telco players think it is a play for the 700MHz spectrum
In yet another major win for politically-linked tycoon Syed Mokhtar al-Bukhary, his company Puncak Semangat will now own and control the infrastructure by which Malaysians will be watching their favourite digital TV programmes.
The three shortlisted bidders for the Digital Terrestrial TV Broadcasting (DTTB) infrastructure build -- i-Media Broadcasting Solutions, Puncak Semangat and Redtone Network -- have submitted their proposed business plans for a final round of evaluation by the MCMC.