Telekom Malaysia is gearing up for its entry into the mobile market on the back of its October 2014 acquisition of P1, even as the telco giant reported an increase in third quarter revenue.
Great broadband quality is a factor among investors, and governments in South-East Asia just have to deliver and not complain about being unfairly compared against Singapore, says DNA founder Karamjit Singh.
The National ICT Association of Malaysia (Pikom) became just the latest to question a minister’s assertion that Malaysians ‘prefer’ slower broadband speeds, arguing that whatever government officials may say, the country's broadband infrastructure plays an integral role in attracting foreign investments.
The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) said it is looking into the issue of a Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) outage that reportedly caused a slowdown in Internet services across the globe.
Telekom Malaysia (TM) reported first-quarter revenue growth of 5.9% to RM2.77 billion (US$760 million) from RM2.62 billion in the corresponding period a year ago, mainly driven by higher contribution from its Internet and ‘Others’ services revenue.
DNA editor Goh Thean Eu gives a simple overview of how Malaysian telcos’ broadband packages stack up against each other, as well as against other players in the region.
Despite the increasing competition in the video-on-demand (VOD) space, fixed-line operator Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) believes that it has what it takes to stay competitive with its HyppTV Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) service.
Telekom Malaysia has announced two new broadband packages, saying this was in support of the Malaysian Government’s call to boost broadband adoption.
It was mainly telco news that caught the eye of Karamjit Singh, who also shares with readers news of a personal tech channel being introduced by DNA next week.
Telekom Malaysia (TM) CEO Zamzamzairani Mhd Isa expects its mobile offerings to be launched at the end of 2015, but declines to answer a question about unlimited data offered for its mobile offerings, a nightmare scenario for TM’s competitors if it does so.