Govt Finalises Approach To Implement Nationwide Fiberisation Plan

Pocket News
October 19, 2017
61 Views

PUTRAJAYA, Oct 19 – The government has finalised the approach to implement the Nationwide Fiberisation Plan (NFP), which is developed to expand the availability and improve the affordability of broadband services, Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak announced today. He said the NFP would be undertaken through a potential private-public partnership. 

He said a Proof of Concept (POC) would soon be implemented in a few locations in Malaysia involving urban, suburban and remote zones. “We are living in exciting times and the digital economy requires us to think outside our comfort zone. We have been engaging with parties such as Tenaga Nasional Bhd and Key Infra Players to leverage on their existing fiber networks to enable wider and faster access to high-speed broadband,” he told Bernama today.

Salleh said the NFP was in line with Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak’s announcement in this year’s Budget, which was to double broadband speeds at lower prices by 2019. “With the NFP, the government expects the rakyat to continue to benefit from better quality broadband at competitive prices and will enable them to leverage on the opportunities afforded by the digital economy,” he said. — Bernama

0
like
0
love
0
haha
0
wow
0
sad
0
angry

You may be interested

DAP Unveils Candidates List In Selangor For GE14
2 views
2 views

DAP Unveils Candidates List In Selangor For GE14

Rachel Yeap - April 22, 2018

PETALING JAYA, Apr 22 - DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng officially unveiled Selangor candidates list for the 14th general election (GE14) at its Bangi…

PBS Lodges Police Report On Claims It Quit BN
2 views
2 views

PBS Lodges Police Report On Claims It Quit BN

Pocket News - April 22, 2018

KOTA KINABALU, Apr 22 - The Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS)s secretary-general Datuk Johnny Mositun today lodged a police report over an…

Ahead Of GE14, Bots Flood Twitter With Pro-govt Messages
3 views
3 views

Ahead Of GE14, Bots Flood Twitter With Pro-govt Messages

Pocket News - April 22, 2018

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 22 - Just weeks before the 14th general election (GE14), automated accounts known as bots are flooding Twitter…

error: Content Is Protected !