This allowed the internet service providers in the industry to lower their retail prices for high-speed broadband services while at the same time increase the speed of connectivity. Fiber optic network technologies that promise higher-speed, low latency and better quality of service will be the fastest growing technology with average annual growth of Broadband subscriptions in Malaysia has almost doubled over the last five years to reach New data released by MCMC show that the growth of mobile broadband subscriptions largely reflects the rising broadband penetration rate per inhabitants from just
Internet in Malaysia
Internet in Malaysia - Wikipedia
The government in Malaysia has a strong commitment to developing a technological society. As part of this strategy, it has encouraged a large number of high tech companies from around the world to set up a presence in Malaysia. Malaysia is continuing to promote itself as an Information Technology hub in the Asia region. The Malaysian fixed broadband market remains underdeveloped. The ten-year HSBB 2 project encompasses the deployment of additional access and core capacity covering state capitals and selected major towns throughout the country.
Malaysia - Fixed Broadband Market - Statistics and Analyses
From its beginnings in , the Internet in Malaysia has become the main platform for free discussion in Malaysia 's otherwise tightly controlled media environment. The year is considered the beginning of the Internet age in Malaysia. The growth in the number of Internet hosts in Malaysia began around The country's first search engine and web portal company, Cari Internet , was also founded that year. The total number of computer units sold, which was , in and , in indicated an increasing growth.
Published annually, the IPB monitors the relative price of ICT services and provides an indication of how affordable services are, across countries, and over time. Malaysia also performed well in the mobile-cellular price basket, moving up 3 places but fell 22 places in the mobile computer based category, which are mainly dongles and USB. This decline is mainly due to consumer preference. This is a significant achievement towards a more inclusive information society that delivers new opportunities of development through ICTs.