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By the numbers: Telcos in Malaysia as of Quarter Two

Most of the telecoms operator in Malaysia(fixed and mobile) have released their numbers for the second quarter ended June 2012.

Check out the important numbers, especially in terms of subscribers and broadband of five key telecommunication operators in Malaysia:


[Sandip Das, Maxis Berhad CEO (second from left) addressing the media during the Maxis Q2 2012 Financial Results Press Conference. With him are (from Left): Nasution Mohamed, Maxis Chief Financial Officer, Suren J Amarasekera, Maxis Joint Chief Operating Officer and Mark Dioguardi, Maxis Joint Chief Operating Officer.]

  • Total Subscribers: 13.800 (million)
  • Prepaid Subscribers: 10.515 (million)
  • Postpaid Subscribers(including Wireless Broadband subs): 3.285 (million)
  • Wireless Broadband Subscribers(including postpaid data plans): 588k
  • Fixed Wireless Broadband(Home Wireless Internet): 27k
  • Home Fibre Internet: 9.4k
  • Network: 3,600 sites HSPA+ enabled(42Mbps), over 2.5k sites ready for LTE(backhaul over 150Mbps)
  • ARPU(Blended): RM52
  • Postpaid ARPU: RM106
  • Prepaid ARPU: RM37
  • Wireless Broadband ARPU: RM66
  • Average Minutes of Usage (Blended): 175
  • Average Minutes of Usage (Postpaid): 341
  • Average Minutes of Usage (Prepaid): 130
  • Total Revenue: RM2,216 billion
  • Non-Voice Revenue: RM942 million or 45%( Include Mobile Internet/VAS, SMS, Wireless Broadband, Devices)
  • EBITDA: RM1,106 (million)
  • Network Capex: RM176 million
  • Profit After Tax: RM466 million (550 million on a normalised basis)

[Download]: Source-Maxis Quarter Two Financial Result


[Dato’ Sri Shazalli Ramly, Chief Executive Officer of Celcom Axiata Berhad (L) presented Celcom’s commendable growth in customer bases, revenue, EBITDA and PATAMI for the first half of 2012 with Chari TVT, Chief Financial Officer of Celcom Axiata Berhad.]

  • Total Subscribers: 12.031 (million)
  • Prepaid Subscribers: 9.195 (million)
  • Postpaid Subscribers:  2.837 (million)
  • Broadband Subscribers: 994k (numbers may have included mobile internet subscriptions)
  • ARPU(Blended): RM51
  • Postpaid ARPU: RM95
  • Prepaid ARPU: RM37
  • Broadband ARPU: RM61
  • Average Minutes of Usage (Blended): 263
  • Average Minutes of Usage (Postpaid): 403
  • Average Minutes of Usage (Prepaid): 227
  • Total Revenue: RM1,919 billion
  • Advance Data Revenue: RM447 million
  • EBITDA: RM866 (million)
  • Profit after Tax and Minority Interests(PATAMI): RM566 (million)

[Download]– Source: Axiata Quarter Two Results


  • Total Subscribers: 10.229 (million)
  • Prepaid Subscribers: 8.580 (million)
  • Postpaid Subscribers: 1.649 (million)
  • Mobile Internet Subscribers: 5.5 million
  • Broadband Subscribers: 320k
  • Postpaid ARPU: RM85
  • Prepaid ARPU: RM41
  • Average Minutes of Usage (Postpaid): 419
  • Average Minutes of Usage (Prepaid): 243
  • Total Revenue: 1.580 billion
  • Data Revenue: RM445 million
  • Capex: RM177 million
  • EBITDA: RM752 million
  • Profit after Tax: RM324 (million)

[Download]: Source- DiGi Quarter Two Financial Results

Telekom Malaysia

[Dato’ Sri Zamzamzairani Mohd Isa, Group Chief Executive Officer, TM (left) together with Datuk Dr Halim Shafie, Chairman, TM (right)and Datuk Bazlan Osman, Group Chief Financial Officer, TM, sharing TM’s 1H 2012 financial results at a Media Briefing.]

  • Total Subscribers(Unifi & Streamyx): 2.011 million
  • Unifi Subcribers: 420k to date (384,024 as of Q2)
  • Fixed Line Subscribers: 4.361 (million)
  • Unifi/HSBB coverage: 1.26 million premises covering 81 exchange areas
  • TM WiFi HotSpot: 23,273 sites nationwide
  • Fixed Line ARPU- RM34
  • Streamyx ARPU- RM79
  • UniFi Blended ARPU- RM181
  • Revenue: RM2.425 billion
  • Internet revenue: 420,000.RM581.6 million
  • EBITDA: RM797.4 million
  • PATAMI: RM348.5 million (Normalised PATAMI RM223.0 million)

[Download]– Telekom Malaysia Quarter 2 Financial Results

Packet One

  • Total Subscribers: 460k (50k are voice subscribers)
  • ARPU: RM80
  • WiMAX Coverage: 1.7k sites
  • Total Revenue: RM88 million
  • EBITDA: RM5.6 million

[Download]: Source- Green Packet Quarter 2 Financial Result

P.s: If you notice any errors in the numbers above, please contact us.

Kugan is the co-founder of MalaysianWireless. He has been observing the mobile industry since 2003. Connect with him on Twitter: @scamboy

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