Analyst house Informa Telecoms & Media (publisher of Broadband World News) has released new figures revealing that the High Speed Broadband (HSBB) network being built by Telekom Malaysia is comfortably outpacing other NBNs being deployed including in the region, including rival Singapore’s NGNBN as well as those being rolled out in Australia and New Zealand.
Three years after launching Malaysia’s much-vaunted High-Speed Broadband Network, built in partnership with the national government, the country’s biggest telco has confirmed that it has now reached its target of 1.3 million homes passed and “fulfilled its obligations” in the venture.
Telekom Malaysia’s research and development division (TMR&D) has agreed to collaborate with Chinese firm FiberHome Telecommunication Technologies on joint research efforts regarding advanced optical and wireless communication technologies.
We speak to Dr. Gopi Kurup, CEO at Telekom Malaysia’s R&D unit (TMR&D), about the work he is overseeing on pervasive computational footprints, connecting motes, and so-called “sense-able” applications.
Malaysian broadband provider Packet One Networks (P1) has signed an agreement with Telekom Malaysia whereby the latter will provide P1 with access and transmission services over the country’s fibre-based High Speed Broadband (HSBB) network.