Sarawak to set up own telecom company


Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg (file pic) said this was decided by the state cabinet last week as existing telecommunication companies (telcos) were unwilling to extend their services to the rural areas where the customer based was limited.

KUCHING: The Sarawak government will set up its own telecommunication company to improve Internet connectivity in rural ares.

Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg (pic) said this was decided by the state cabinet last week as existing telecommunication companies (telcos) were unwilling to extend their services to the rural areas where the customer based was limited.

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