Fibre broadband operator ViewQwest announced its capability to offer 2Gbps fibre broadband, claiming this was the first in the world outside of Japan, and the fastest residential Internet connectivity in Singapore.
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak tabled his Budget 2015 proposal in Parliament today (Oct 10), where he announced human capital development and entrepreneurship as one of seven core strategies to move the country forward.
Most Asean countries have strong broadband plans, but room for improvement Malaysia and Singapore ahead of the curve, former faces more challenges though
Axiata president and group chief executive officer Jamaludin Ibrahim is unfazed by Telekom Malaysia’s entry into the mobile space and believes that this will grow the pie bigger, even as his company posted higher revenue but lower profits.
Telekom Malaysia reports 8% revenue growth for the 1H2014 period, with its LTE service to come.
The MCMC has cast doubt on online data published by Ookla, a company that specialises in broadband testing and network diagnostics, which put Malaysia’s broadband speeds as lagging behind its Asean neighbours such as Cambodia and Vietnam.
Telekom Malaysia Berhad has announced a 9.9% Year-on-Year (YoY) growth in group revenue to RM2.6 billion for the third quarter ended Sept 30 2013, from RM2.4 billion in the same quarter last year on the back of higher revenue contribution from Internet and data services.
The latest player to ride on the UniFi broadband network is listed tech company Formis Resources Bhd, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Formis Development Sdn Bhd, which describes itself as an SME (small and medium enterprise) business specialist.
There was nothing specific for the tech ecosystem in the Budget 2014 proposal announced by Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Oct 25, beyond the promise of strengthening broadband connectivity in the country and the continued focus on supporting entrepreneurship in general.
Telekom Malaysia has signed an MoU with Temasya Development, a Selangor-based property developer, to provide its high speed broadband services to the latter’s residential development project in Bandar Glenmarie in the state capital of Shah Alam.