Nik Abdul Aziz Nik Yaacob
The delivery of digital terrestrial TV in Malaysia took a major step forward when MYTV Broadcasting and Telekom Malaysia inked a 15-year RM1-billion deal for the former to use the latter’s infrastructure.
TM has inked a wholesale services partnership with telco newcomer Net2One Sdn Bhd, under which TM will provide Net2One with high-capacity bandwidth services.
Altel Communications hit 250,000 active prepaid subscriptions, with its own billing system and core networks being built in preparation for a post-paid offering. The company is said to be looking for strategic investor to strengthen its value proposition to market.
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.
UPDATED Jaring Communications Chairman Datuk Dr Md Khir Abdul Rahman says they were only surprised at timing of CEO resignation and that the turnaround plan the ex-CEO structured is only just taking off. In the interim Khir will make sure that Jaring will continue to focus on plans and activities which are value creation.