KUALA LUMPUR: Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM), via its convergence brand, unifi, remains committed to addressing the copper network challenges via various technologies to help realise Malaysia’s Digital Nation aspiration.
TM group chief executive officer Datuk Noor Kamarul Anuar Nuruddin said the company would use technologies such as fibre, wireless and Giga Wire, whichever is needed, to address the challenges.
“Unifi remains committed to addressing the copper network challenges via various technologies such as fibre, wireless and Giga Wire in a network rollout which will involve a phased customer migration starting today until 2021.
“With that, it is expected that 70% of our Streamyx customers will be able to enjoy unifi services by end-2020, ” he said at the launch of unifi Air, unifi Lite and myunifi app here, yesterday.
Noor Kamarul said TM, through unifi, had completed its Internet upgrade programme in April 2019 with 973, 000 unifi customers upgraded to 10 times the existing speed.“In the same period, 266, 000 Streamyx customers in unifi coverage areas had upgraded to unifi and 226, 000 Streamyx customers in non-unifi coverage areas had upgraded to two times the existing speed where technology permits, ” he said, adding that TM had presented a plan to the Communications and Multimedia Ministry and Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission to enable more Malaysians to enjoy better access and connectivity. — Bernama