Malaysians flock to online media during MCO

According to Mydin Mohamed Holdings Bhd (Mydin) managing director Datuk Wira Dr Ameer Ali Mydin(pic), while there has been a surge in demand for Mydin’s online grocery delivery services, the hypermarket chain is struggling with capacity constraints.

PETALING JAYA: Malaysians have flocked to online media outlets for news and information ever since the Movement Control Order (MCO) started on March 18 with The Star Online experiencing huge growth in traffic.

A study by the Malaysian Digital Association (MDA) and SimilarWeb showed desktop and mobile web traffic surged during the third week of March, evidenced by sequential year-on-year growth rates.

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