Malaysia's Digital Nasional explains process of US$2.6bil 5G award to allay concerns of improper behavior
Responds to mis-informed narratives on social media with detailed selection process Ericsson bid US$168 mil lower than the total cost of ownership of the next closest bid
Ericsson starts work on building Phase 1A with 500 sites Single vendor choice persuaded by pricing, higher commitments
Malaysia's Digital Nasional appoints Morten Lundal, Lim Tau Kien as new board members, joining 4 existing ones
Digital Nasional Bhd (DNB), a Special Purpose Vehicle wholly owned by the Ministry of Finance to build, own and operate Malaysia’s 5G infrastructure, announced the appointments of telecommunication veteran Morten Lundal and Lim Tau Kien as its independent non-executive directors.
Malaysia’s use of a single wholesale network for mainstream 5G deployment is unheralded. So what are some of the challenges it will face? Edwin Yapp reports.