Malaysia ICT Articles & Analysis

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The local environment is one that encourages and breeds tech start-ups. The economy is open, people are well educated, the law is straightforward, internet is fast and cheap, and most other costs are lower than they are in places like Singapore and Hong Kong. In Malaysia, it is easy for people to get together, test and market their tech ideas...

What specific advantages does Malaysia possess over other ASEAN countries in the ICT sector?

 

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?

 

Since early 2013, 4G long-term evolution (LTE) has been available in Malaysia. After a successful auction of the relevant spectrum, the major carriers almost immediately started offering the ultra high-speed wireless connection. However, though successful, the rollout has also been choppy. Different strategies, legacy technologies, high costs...

Chapter | Telecoms & IT from The Report: Malaysia 2014

In 2014 Malaysia’s ICT sector ranked highly in international indices, including internet and telephony competition, knowledge absorption and cluster development among other measures. Out of Malaysia’s population of 30m, 15.2m people use the most popular networking sites, spending an average of 16 hours a week online, far more than their counterparts in other South-east Asian countries. With a...