Archived report: this report was archived 29th July 2009 and has not been updated.
Listed on the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange, state-controlled Telekom Malaysia is the country’s telecommunications incumbent. Despite market deregulation in 1994, the company continued to dominate the fixed-line voice, data and Internet sectors. In April 2003, it acquired number two GSM mobile operator Celcom. In January 2004, it launched a 3G service using the WCDMA standard. Its ISP, TM Net, was one of the largest in Southeast Asia, with ADSL exchanges installed throughout the country. Its international arm, TM International, had telecom investments, mainly mobile, in India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Cambodia.
Paul, May I congratulate you on a very successful and enjoyable afternoon with the Minister. In providing the roundtable discussions between government and industry, it highlighted the strong interest by stakeholders in Broadband and its implementation but it also presented us with other issues and opportunities that we need to address.
Dominic Schipano, CITT
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