Thursday, September 30, 2021

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Help us modernise public transport

KUCHING: The federal government has been urged to facilitate Sarawak’s efforts to modernise its public transport system. Kota Samarahan MP Rubiah Wang said this was to improve the connectivity between one place and another in the state. “I would like to...

Digital economy to contribute 25.5 pct to GDP by 2025

KUALA LUMPUR: The digital economy is expected to contribute 25.5 per cent to the country's gross domestic product (GDP) by 2025, according to the 12th Malaysia Plan (12MP) document released by the Economic Planning Unit (EPU) today. The contribution of...

Nation’s 4G coverage now at 96 percent

PADANG BESAR:  The coverage of the fourth generation (4G) network nationwide has now reached 96 percent. Deputy Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Zahidi Zainul Abidin said the country was expected to be able to achieve full 4G coverage within two...

KKMM committed to ensuring high-speed internet access nationwide

KUALA LUMPUR: The Communications and Multimedia Ministry (KKMM) is committed to ensuring high-speed internet access is available nationwide, especially in Sabah and Sarawak, the Dewan Rakyat was told today. Its minister Tan Sri Annuar Musa said it was through a...

Substantial allocation for Sarawak’s digital journey

LIMBANG: The government remains committed in its efforts to improve communication facilities and further expand internet coverage in Sarawak. According to a report by the Sarawak Public Communications Unit (Ukas) on Tuesday (Sept 21), Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Awang...

Migrate to 4G now

KUCHING: It is critical that 3G users migrate to 4G now to ensure minimal disruption once the 3G network shuts down nationwide by the end of this year, said Nesakumar Retnasamy, head of Network Engineering at Digi. Through this migration,...

93 pct internet coverage by next year

MUKAH: The internet connectivity in Sarawak will be improved by next year, said Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg. He said this would be done through the Sarawak Multimedia Authority (SMA)'s Linking Urban, Rural and Nation (Saluran) initiative...

Telcos must resolve customers’ complaints or pay fine

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has said that telecommunication companies (telcos) could be penalised if they do not respond to customers’ complaints within the mandatory standard of quality and service. Chairman Dr Fadhlullah Suhaimi Abdul Malek...

Plan to phase out 3G gets mixed reactions

KUCHING: The government’s plan, announced in August last year, to phase out 3G networks in stages until the end of this year has received mixed reactions from the public. In his announcement last year, Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin...

State governments urged to facilitate telecommunication infrastructure initiatives

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has urged state governments to take immediate action in facilitating telecommunication infrastructure initiatives. MCMC in a statement today said this is to realise the government's policy of communication services as a...
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Upgrade 587 dilapidated schools in Sarawak

KUCHING: Work to upgrade dilapidated schools in Sarawak must continue under the 12th Malaysia Plan (12MP), said Kota Samarahan...
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