MCMC: Telco tower upgrades slated for Perak village using signal boosters on wooden poles

Kampung Sungai Samak, which used signal boosters on 12m polls to get Internet connectivity, will get upgraded connectivity as soon as September, says MCMC. — AFP Relaxnews

A village in Perak which resorted to placing cellular boosters on wooden poles to get Internet connectivity is slated to get a proper connection by September, according to the authorities.

The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) stated that upgrading works of a telecommunications tower belonging to Celcom – the closest one to the village in question, Kampung Sungai Samak, Bagan Datuk – would provide a short term solution to the villagers’ Internet woes.

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