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Akamai: Average Internet connection speed in Malaysia is 4.3Mbps

Akamai Technologies, Inc., one of the leading content delivery network (CDN) services in world, released its First Quarter(Q1), 2015 State of the Internet (SOTI) Report yesterday. The report is based on data gathered from the Akamai Intelligent Platform providing insight into key global statistics such as connection speeds, broadband adoption across fixed and mobile networks, and IPv4 exhaustion and IPv6 ...

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635 million LTE subscriptions worldwide as of March 2015

GSA, the Global mobile Suppliers Association announced that there are 635 million LTE subscriptions worldwide. It also said that LTE subscriptions continue to grow faster than any other mobile communications system technology. Analysing Q1 2015 subscriptions data provided by Ovum Ltd, GSA noted that in 3 successive quarters LTE subscription net additions have outpaced any other mobile communications technology.

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Malaysia Internet bandwidth consumption totaled 760,331Mbps in 2014

Malaysian Internet Exchange (MyIX) announced today that Malaysia’s Internet bandwidth consumption totaled 760,331Mbps in 2014 (from 349,277 Mbps in 2013), showing a 218% increase. In year 2012, Internet bandwidth consumption was recorded at 230,632Mbps. MyIX is an initiative under the Malaysian Communication and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) to connect and exchange local Internet traffic. It is managed by a committee that ...

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U Mobile to use TM Next-Gen Backhaul services to accelerate 4G LTE rollout

U Mobile Sdn Bhd and Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) today signed an agreement for the provisioning of backhaul connectivity services through TM Next-Gen Backhaul (NGBH) services. The agreement is sealed for a period of nine (9) years. Under this collaborative deal, TM will be providing fibre mobile backhaul connectivity via its TM Next-Gen Backhaul Services (NGBH) of up to 1Gbps ...

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Telekom Malaysia part of MCT submarine cable system

Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) signed an agreement yesterday with two (2) other regional Telco players– Symphony Communication of Thailand and Telcotech of Cambodia, forming a consortium for the establishment of a state-of-the-art; the Malaysia – Cambodia – Thailand (MCT) submarine cable system. The latest intra-regional submarine cable system will be constructed by Huawei Marine Networks. It spans approximately 1,300 km ...

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TM renews agreement with 4 state-backed companies for fibre connectivity

Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) recently renewed its Partnership Agreement separately with four (4) state-backed companies (SBCs) for the provision of fibre connectivity services to network operators residing in telecommunication tower facilities owned by the SBCs. The four SBCs are D’Harmoni Telco Infra Sdn Bhd (Johor), Perak Integrated Network Services Sdn Bhd (Perak), Perlis Comm Sdn Bhd (Perlis), and Yiked Bina ...

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64 LTE-Advanced systems commercially launched in 39 countries

64 operators have commercially launched LTE-Advanced systems in 39 countries, according to a new information paper released by GSA, the Global mobile Suppliers Association. LTE-Advanced deployment is a major industry trend, it said. 116 operators, i.e. around 30% of LTE operators are investing in carrier aggregation technology worldwide and are at various stages of deployment. Carrier aggregation is the first ...

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Akamai: Average Internet Connection Speed in Malaysia is 4.1Mbps, Mobile at 2.6Mbps

Akamai Technologies, Inc., one of the world largest content delivery network with servers all around the world, recently released its State of the Internet Report (SOTI) for Quarter 4, 2014, measuring Internet connection speeds all around the world. In the report, Akamai revealed the following Internet connection statistic for Malaysia: Average Internet connection speed in Malaysia is at 4.1Mbps, global ...

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Jaring might shut down, faces liquidation

The first Internet Service Provider (ISP) in Malaysia, Jaring Communications Sdn Bhd might shut down and has been put under the care of a liquidator after a court order last Thursday, according to news reports. In a personal Facebook posting yesterday, Dr Mohamed Awang Lah, the former Jaring chief executive officer (CEO) said he was “Sad because the entity that ...

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TM offers Streamyx 1Mbps with 1GB quota despite Malaysians want Unlimited Data

Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) on yesterday announced the introduction of two new Broadband Packages at the request of the Malaysian Government. A new Streamyx 1Mbps plan, RM38 a month (excluding GST) with data usage of up to 1GB available at TMpoint outlets nationwide starting 16 June.

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393 mobile operators have launched 4G LTE in 138 countries

As of April 9 (2015), 393 operators have commercially launched 4G LTE service in 138 countries, according to data released by GSA (Global mobile Suppliers Association) in the latest update of the Evolution to LTE report. There were 497 million 4G LTE (Long Term Evolution) subscriptions worldwide as of 2014. GSA raised its year-end forecast to 460 commercially launched 4G ...

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AIMS to interconnect data centres in Cyberjaya

AIMS Cyberjaya Sdn Bhd (AIMS) has been awarded a tender by Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) to interconnect data centres in Cyberjaya. The Inter-Data Centre (DC) Network initiative is aimed at mitigating the high cost of bandwidth faced by Malaysia-based data centres. AIMS will be responsible for the deployment, configuration, monitoring and support of the network services and operations in an ...

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Total of 497 million LTE subscriptions worldwide as of 2014

GSA, the Global mobile Suppliers Association, revealed there were 497 million LTE (Long Term Evolution) subscriptions worldwide by 31 December 2014. A total of 290 million LTE subscriptions were gained in the year, equivalent to 140% annual growth. GSA said that LTE subscriptions are growing faster than any other mobile communications system technology, and by a substantial margin.

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TIME dotCom reports 22% increase in operating profit for 2014 [Business]

TIME dotCom Berhad reported a 22% increase in operating profit for the year ended 31 December 2014 (financial results) compared to the year earlier, as local and regional data consumption grew at greater rates and business improved in all its key operating subsidiaries. “I am pleased to report another solid year,” said Chief Executive Officer, Afzal Abdul Rahim. “The consistency ...

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Huawei Demonstrate 400Mbps LTE category 9 in UK

Huawei announced they have teamed with British mobile operator EE and chipset maker Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., to demonstrate 4G LTE category 9 wireless, achieving download speeds of more than 400Mbps in a live test in Wembley Stadium, UK. To showcase the future capabilities of the EE mobile network, Huawei, EE and Qualcomm Technologies have created a bespoke audio-visual installation at ...

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