Thursday, April 29, 2021

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Govt improving broadband services in Baram

KUCHING: The Ministry of Communications and Multimedia (MCMC) is prioritising the provision of rural broadband services to areas such as longhouses and villages including those in Baram. “This is our effort to bridge the digital gap between urban and rural...

Sarawak’s own Internet service provider

KUCHING: Having the state’s own mobile Internet service provider (ISP) is a long-term plan to provide Internet access throughout Sarawak including its remote rural areas. Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) vice president Datuk Dr Abdul Rahman Junaidi said the state...

SMA to operate rural internet services

KUCHING: The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) will soon provide Sarawak Multimedia Authority (SMA) with a licence to operate internet services in rural areas. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said he met with Communications and Multimedia...

Talks continue on S’wak rural internet accessibility

KUALA LUMPUR: The government will continue to hold talks with the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) to find a solution to the problem of internet access in rural areas including facilities for online teaching-and-learning (PdP) in Sabah and...

SMA offers free access at its Digital Innovation Hub for university students

KUCHING: Sarawak Multimedia Authority (SMA) is offering free access to university students to use its Digital Innovation Hubs (DIH) located in various parts of Sarawak. According to a media release yesterday, SMA said this initiative enables students to have reliable...

New telecommunication towers for Pakan

KUCHING: The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) will be conducting a survey at a village in Pakan, Julau. This is to assess the area’s telecommunication coverage following revelations that a student has to travel a great distance from home...

Rural areas to have improved Internet connectivity

KUCHING: Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) government is aware of the problems of Internet connectivity, especially in rural areas. Hence, efforts are being made to address this in terms of digital infrastructure improvement. Tasik Biru assemblyman Datuk Henry Harry Jinep said this...

‘Improve internet access in rural areas’

MUKAH: The weak internet access in rural areas in Sarawak is really a big problem for rural folk and schools as far as e-learning is concerned, said PKR Mukah Branch head Abdul Jalil Bujang. Since it was unclear when students...

1GB free internet until Dec 31

PUTRAJAYA: The government, with the cooperation of local telecommunication companies, will provide 1GB free internet to all users from 8am to 6pm daily, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said on Friday. Announcing this when unveiling the short-term National Economic Recovery Plan...

Kampung Sapit, Ulu Padawan cries out for connectivity

KUCHING : Celebrating this year’s Gawai without everyone under one roof has indeed been a heartache. Thanks to technology, many families today, especially those residing in the city, can utilise video calls to meet their children, loved ones and friends,...
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