The Ministry of Communications and Digital (KKD) yesterday announced that internet access issues in Malaysia, especially in rural areas would be resolved by June this year. Its Minister, Fahmi Fadzil said that the issues could be resolved almost completely if all telco companies work together, such as sharing telecommunications towers.
Hence, his Ministry through the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) will be holding discussions with the companies to identify and agree on solutions. As reported by Bernama, Fahmi revealed that he had previously stressed to MCMC that network sharing and quality of internet access to be resolved by June 2023.
Furthermore, the KKD Minister asserted that telco companies are willing to cooperate based on his previous discussions with them. Fahmi also confirmed that KKD will be striving for broadband wireless access (BWA) which uses technologies such as satellite to provide coverage in rural areas or areas that are restricted by their geographical location.
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