Digital TV

B40s, those with disabilities have until 31 May to register for myFreeview TV decoders
The Malaysian government has been providing free digital TV decoders to the B40 and people with disabilities groups, though the deadline for application draws near.
Extra 300k MyFreeview decoders for B40 households and those with disabilities
Targeted group to enjoy subscription free monthly Digital TV services Decoders intended to reach more, affording access to quality content
Peninsular Malaysia to switch over to full digital TV transmission on 14 Oct
Northern and Eastern region will completely switch-off analogue TV transmission at midnight Historical ASO will take place in Sabah & Sarawak on 31 Oct marking end of analogue TV transmission
Nationwide transition from analogue to digital TV to be completed by end of September
After a successful pilot test in Langkawi, the nation is now ready to transition into digital TV broadcasting.
Analysts divided on telco M&As
Convergence in the domestic telecommunications sector is likely to lead to M&As among players, say analysts, although not all agree.
Satcom solutions provider Global Invacom poised for next wave
Singapore-based satellite communications solutions provider Global Invacom is set for the next technology shift, and plans to grow with it, Benjamin Cher reports.
Make-or-break time for MyTV and DTTV
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.  
Telco Deep Dive: Two sides to Malaysia’s digital TV story
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.
Digital terrestrial TV tender: So what’s up, really?
Some doubt Puncak Semangat’s Digital TV win is a lucrative deal Sceptical telco players think it is a play for the 700MHz spectrum
Syed Mokhtar company wins digital terrestrial TV tender
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.
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