The telco industry is cautiously optimistic that second-time MCMC chairman Dr Halim Shafie can do a good job, provided he does not suffer too much interference from the politicians.
Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) has officially announced the resignation of Dr Halim Shafie as chairman of its board, and said that Dr Sulaiman Mahbob has been appointed the new chairman effective Jan 12.
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TM announced that the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has awarded it a contract, via an open tender process, to develop and construct a new submarine cable system, called Sistem Kabel Rakyat 1Malaysia (the ‘1Malaysia People’s Cable System,’ or SKR1M).
Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) said it has signed a service agreement with InterContinental Hotel Kuala Lumpur for the provision of its Hospitality Entertainment Solution.
TM and MDeC, under the Digital Malaysia Cloud Computing Adoption Programme for SMEs 2014, have announced a rebate incentive of RM750 to all small and medium enterprises that sign up to SurePay Point of Sale (POS), a payment and collection solution that allows businesses to accept cash, debit and credit card payments.
Telekom Malaysia said it would be using EMC Corp’s Smarts solution for its high-speed broadband (HSBB) network infrastructure.
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.
Telekom Malaysia Bhd has announced a special optional retirement scheme called Skim Mesra, available to its employees aged 55 and above.