News & Reviews: 5G network Malaysia
Jan 25, 2023
The Ministry of Communications and Digital (KKD) is currently studying and evaluating the available options to ensure the 5G implementation will be expanded throughout Malaysia. Moreover, the Ministry is expected to announce the introduction and implementation of 5G by Digital Nasional Bhd (DNB) with added features by the end of March 2023.
Jan 23, 2023
If you’re a Maxis user, then we have some bad news for you as you’d have to wait a bit longer to enjoy access to the 5G network in our country. This is following the telco’s announcement that it will postpone seeking its shareholders’ approval on the entry into the 5G access agreement with Digital Nasional Bhd (DNB).
Dec 06, 2022
Yesterday, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim announced that his administration will be reviewing the plan for Digital Nasional Bhd’s (DNB) 5G network rollout, citing the lack of transparency. DNB has since responded, saying that it welcomes the review and pledged to give full cooperation.
Oct 31, 2022
The caretaker Menteri Besar of Perak, Datuk Seri Saarani Mohamad has announced that the state is expected to reach 80 per cent 5G network coverage by the year 2024. Furthermore, 106 new 5G network sites will also be built in Perak by the end of the year, complementing the existing 37 network sites in the state.
Aug 29, 2022
There have been some significant developments in the rollout of the 5G network in Malaysia recently. Previously, we reported that the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) is meeting today on Digital Nasional Berhad’s (DNB) terms of the 5G agreement and now, it look like Celcom is ready to offer 5G network trials for its users as early as next month.
Aug 25, 2022
Telekom Malaysia (TM) has announced that it is currently in the final negotiation stage with Digital Nasional Berhad (DNB) for the 5G single wholesale network agreement in our country. During a media briefing today, TM is confident that it will meet the 31 August 2022 deadline set by the Ministry of Finance (MOF) for said agreement as well as the equity agreement to become a DNB shareholder.
Jul 27, 2022
The 5G network coverage in Malaysia has recently expanded to 56 more locations throughout the country, including in Perak for the first time ever. Consumers can connect to the readily available 5G network thanks to Yes, the first telco company in the country to support Digital Nasional Berhad’s (DNB) 5G single wholesale network.
May 27, 2022
Celcom Axiata Bhd will do its best to meet the deadline with Digital Nasional Bhd (DNB) on the 5G network service agreement in Malaysia. Previously, we reported that K-KOMM has given telco companies until 30 June 2022 to finalise the agreement with DNB.
Mar 21, 2022
The Menteri Besar of Selangor, Datuk Seri Amirudin Shari today confirmed that the state would be building 1553 5G network transmitters in the state this year. He further elaborated that the installations will be done in four stages.
Speaking at the Selangor State Legislative Assmebly (DUN) today, Amirudin said that the 5G network is capable of providing fast internet of up to 10Gbps with 1ms latency. The network will also benefit up to 1 million devices per square kilometre.