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TM Signs MoU With Time dotCom To Deploy SKR1M Submarine Cable Network

by Farhan · 3 weeks ago · 5 Comments · 1.8k views

SKR1M

Telekom Malaysia and Time dotCom have signed a memorandum of understanding for the deployment of the Sistem Kabel Rakyat 1Malaysia (SKR1M). The submarine cable system was first announced by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak during the Bajet 2014 speech and is intended to improve the quality of the internet connection in East Malaysia.

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Time Broadband Offers Free Lenovo Tablet In Conjunction With Merdeka Celebration

by Chief Chapree · 7 months ago · 1 Comment · 1.7k views

Time Broadband Merdeka Promo

Is your home or office covered by Time Broadband? Well then, here’s a news for you: the company is now offering free Lenovo A7-30 tablet in conjunction with Merdeka celebration. This particular promo is valid for both Home Broadband and Business Internet plans.

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[Opinion] In Defence Of Malaysia’s “Slow” Internet

by Lucas Lau · 10 months ago · 42 Comments · 8.1k views

Malaysia

I complain about the state of Malaysia’s internet like the rest of you. I have experienced the golden pastures of Korea and Japan, clocking ridiculous speeds in coffee shops and seeing that Speedtest needle redline like a a drift car attacking a course. I have experienced the time where not even an instagram picture would load while my phone proudly reported H+ with a smug satisfaction, like it wasn’t just H, it was better than that.

But when people were sharing this article from a daily that based on a study conducted by Ookla (of speedtest.net fame) proclaimed Malaysia to have, on average, slower (therefore worse) internet than neighbours Vietnam & Cambodia, even my jaded eyebrow was raised.

Today I rise to the defence of our internet. The numbers don’t tell the full story and lead us on a roundabout journey of self loathing and MCMC complaints when in fact, we are not doing so badly at all. The number at the end of a speedtest is not the be all and end all, being able to take the test in more places anywhere in the country, is.

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Weekly News Roundup – Lumia 1520 & HTC One Max Special!

by Lucas Lau · 1 year ago · 1 Comment · 77 views

Apologies for the late release! This week on the Weekly News Roundup, we take a look at the 2 new phablets on the market from first-time phablet makers Nokia and HTC! Also we discuss the fines on local telcos as well as the Government’s HSBB plans for 2020!

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