Malaysia ICT Articles & Analysis

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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.

The latest national budget signals an acceleration of Malaysia’s digital drive, with both ICT research and development (R&D) and broadband provision awarded significant funding increases.

Major investments in Malaysia’s 2015 budget are set to strengthen the ICT sector by funding infrastructure expansion and providing support for both research and development (R&D) and private sector training.

 

Telecoms in Malaysia is in transition as 2G and 3G are quickly giving way to 4G long-term evolution (LTE). The market for devices is rapidly evolving with the introduction of new technologies. In the long term this will mean an explosion in usage and innovation and greatly improved business for operators. It will also mean a better experience...

 

What can we expect from the second phase of the country’s high-speed broadband (HSBB) project?