Sarawak among earliest states to get 5G roll-out
Comms minister says this is due to its strategic location in terms of connectivity, geopolitics.
Cheaper internet for all with DNB model, Tengku Zafrul says
Telcos should be able to pass on huge cost savings to consumer.
5G network wholesaler will brief MPs, says Annuar
Minister says it is DNB’s responsibility to provide sufficient information on the deal.
DNB says Reuters report on 5G network rollout ‘ignored facts’
5G wholesaler denies cost issues, says market capitalisation will go up, not down.
Govt told to end Digital Nasional’s monopoly on 5G roll-out
Lembah Pantai MP urges comms minister to hold ‘deeper engagement with industry players’ on issue.
Telcos shy away from government’s 5G plan
Industry insiders talk of concerns about transparency, interference, impact on market value.
5G services will be cost-effective, Annuar Musa says
Minister says he hopes Malaysia will become a leading country for 5G in 3 years.
RM7.7 billion to prepare Sabah and Sarawak for switch to 5G
Allocation over a five-year period, says Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob.
MCMC to regulate 5G wholesale pricing
Special purpose vehicle will oversee deployment of infrastructure and network in Malaysia.
Govt on course for 5G rollout by 2022, says minister
Move involves ensuring accessibility, public and industry preparedness, explains Saifuddin Abdullah.
MCMC to propose internet access as basic utility in residential areas
Chairman says residents want high speed access, but not towers required to provide it.
Mobile masts in Britain torched over claims 5G spreads virus
MobileUK, which brings together country’s 4 key mobile networks, calls for stop to vandalism.
Thailand raises RM13.3 billion in 5G licence auction
Advanced Info Services subsidiary dominates bidding, securing 23 of nearly 50 licences.
Dr Mahathir wants to use 5G tech for English lessons
The acting education minister says programmed teaching can help improve the quality of education offered in schools.