Malaysia’s Internet 26th fastest in the world


mcmcpic

KUALA LUMPUR: An Internet speed survey showed that Malaysia rose 10 spots last month to become the 26th fastest country in the world with an average fixed speeds of 61.97 Mbps.

The result was acknowledged by The Speedtest Global Index, said the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC).

“This means that most Malaysians now enjoy significantly higher speeds. The government has met its promise to reduce the fixed high-speed broadband prices by 25% by the end of 2018.

“Further the government has met its promise to reduce the fixed high-speed broadband prices by 25% by the end of 2018,” a statement from MCMC said.

It added that prices for entry-level packages had also been reduced by more than 30%.

MCMC chairman Al-Ishsal Ishak said that credit must also go to the Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo for making this issue his priority after he took office in May.

Gobind declared at the start of his term that he wanted local telcos to increase Internet broadband speed while reducing the price.

Al-Ishsal said MCMC would continue to monitor the offerings by telcos to ensure that consumers were given quality service, high speed and reasonable prices in the long term.

Malaysia clocked in a download speed of 61.97 Mbps. The global average is 50.88 Mbps.— Bernama

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 46
Cxense type: free
User access status: 3

Government , Internet speed , MCMC

   

Next In Nation

Teenage girl dies after private party in Alor Setar, nine arrested
Call of duty: Melaka CID chief cuts short prayers, rushes to crime scene in Baju Raya
Firecrackers hurled at police in Sentul
Alor Gajah police say viral photo of authorities compounding homeowner RM50,000 is fake
Covid-19: Eight new clusters, five related to workplaces
Police monitoring 'Raya posts' on social media
MCO violations: 435 issued compounds, five remanded on Wednesday (May 12)
MCO: Several motorists told to turn back at Sungai Buloh toll
Sarawak police to investigate allegations of misconduct involving senior cop
Almost 4,000 compounds issued by Johor police this year

Stories You'll Enjoy


Vouchers