5G? What about the 4G digital divide?

In the most densely populated districts, namely the Klang Valley, Johor Baru and Penang, users could connect to 4G networks 83.7% of the time. — 123rf.com

DESPITE the government's efforts to bridge the digital gap between the urban and rural areas in Malaysia, a study shows that the disparity is still wide.

According to mobile analytic firm Opensignal, a connectivity gap exists between sparsely populated rural and densely populated urban areas which reportedly is home to more than 70% of the country's population.

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