News & Reviews: penang
Last Updated: Jul 01, 2020
Telekom Malaysia has recently released a statement on their Facebook page, stating that users in Penang might experience internet disruption due to a node catching on fire at 12:07 AM. But that’s not all, TM also stated that mobile connectivity may be affected due to the fact that the aforementioned node functions as a backhaul for third-party mobile networks.
Penang is now the most advanced broadband state in Malaysia thanks to Terragraph Network powered by YESLast Updated: Jul 09, 2019
As promised by YTL Communications (YES) back in February 2019, the Terragraph network has been successfully installed offering free public WiFi across 50 locations. With this, this marks Penang to be the most advanced broadband state in Malaysia and they are definitely ready for 5G connectivity in the future.
Last Updated: May 04, 2019
Beyond Esports from Thailand, has emerged as the champions of a tournament called TECS featuring Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, which was hosted in Penang over the weekend. The champions will be bringing home the grand prize of up to RM20000, the first runner up as well as joint 3rd and 4th place won themselves RM10000 and RM6000 respectively.
Last Updated: Feb 18, 2019
Today, YTL Communications in collaboration with Facebook has announced that Malaysia will be the first large-scale market pilot in Asia with the launch Terragraph high-speed broadband in Georgetown, Penang. All access to Terragraph’s network such as Public WiFi as well as Fixed Wireless Access will be free of charge, until the end of the market pilot.
Last Updated: Jan 24, 2019
Today, SOCAR Malaysia has announced its service will be officially launching soon in Penang starting from 1 February 2019 onwards. There will be 50 cars available throughout Penang with 21 zones in both the mainland and the island. In addition, a one-way drive from Kuala Lumpur to Penang will also be available.
Last Updated: Jan 16, 2019
SOCAR has recently announced on their Facebook page that from now until 31 January 2019, they will be offering a free 24-hour car booking along with a one-way fee to Penang. At the end of the booking, the vehicle must be returned to the Queensbay Mall Open Site 6 and 7.
Last Updated: Jan 02, 2019
Penang is now the first state in Malaysia to utilize the Facial Recognition System to detect criminals by utilizing any one of their 897 CCTV Cameras available on the island as well as on other locations. This will be beneficial to law enforcement units as they will receive notifications whenever a suspect is detected in the video feed. It will then relay relevant information such as Time, Date, as well as the location of the criminal to aid the police in their arrests.