5G telco deal must benefit public, says ex-deputy minister

Digital Nasional Bhd is a special purpose vehicle established by the government n 2021 to drive the development of 5G infrastructure in Malaysia. – EPA pic, December 1, 2023.

PUTRAJAYA must prioritise public interest in the shareholder agreement between Digital Nasional Bhd and telecommunication companies, former deputy international trade and industry minister Ong Kian Ming.

He said the government must hold on to its “golden share” in the 5G network to prevent a duopoly.

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