Malaysia ICT Articles & Analysis

Chapter | Telecoms & IT from The Report: Malaysia 2016

Many of Malaysia’s Vision 2020 goals to develop into a high-income knowledge economy hinge on its ability to leverage the IT sector strategically and effectively. As in developed countries, the country’s IT backbone undergirds and acts as the foundation for the potential of a wide swathe of other sectors, from services and industry to tourism and banking. Although the sector is steadily...

Malaysia is enjoying uninterrupted momentum in attracting investment and trade flows destined for South-east Asia. As a leading trading nation it has the necessary infrastructure and determination to compete and partner with its ASEAN neighbors to create a more sustainable growth model.

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To what degree is spectrum refarming important in ensuring that there is a level playing field in place for providers in Malaysia?

 

The past two years have been somewhat trying times for the country’s telecoms companies, which have had to be adaptable enough to adjust to changing economic, market and regulatory conditions. A handful of knotty issues have converged to make market conditions and competition intense. However, there is light at the end of the tunnel as the...

 

Many of Malaysia’s Vision 2020 goals to develop into a high-income knowledge economy hinge on its ability to leverage its IT sector strategically and effectively. As is true in all developed countries, the country’s IT backbone undergirds and acts as the foundation for the potential of a wide swathe of other sectors, from services and industry...

 

How will the measures outlined in the 11th Malaysia Plan (11MP) address the country’s shortfall in communications infrastructure?

 

New targets have been set to leverage the use of digital technology to drive the country’s economic growth beyond 2020. As the driver of the Digital Malaysia initiative, the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDeC) is drafting the new targets supported by the initiatives laid out in the 2016 budget. In 2015 ICT-based companies contributed...

Malaysia is enjoying uninterrupted momentum in attracting investment and trade flows destined for South-east Asia. As a leading trading nation it has the necessary infrastructure and determination to compete and partner with its ASEAN neighbors to create a more sustainable growth model.