Broadband internet access is provided by MEASAT to the rural populations in Malaysia. The provision of cost effective broadband is supported by MEASAT. Moreover, cellular trunking services via satellite are also offered by MEASAT to provide a wide range of telecommunications solutions. Consumers can enjoy a wide rage telecommunications solutions because if the expanded cellular networks. This is beneficial to customers and government.
1.1 Background Information Company History SingTel started its business back in 1879 when Singapore became one of the first cities in the East to have telephone services. British interests were managing Telephone services in Singapore in mid-1950s. The Singapore Telephone Board was formed as a permitted board with individual rights to operate telephone services within Singapore in 1955. During 1974, the company was followed by both the Singapore Telephone Board and Telecommunications Authority of Singapore’s merger. Thereafter, the Singapore Telephone Board was tasked for local services while the Telecommunications Authority provided international services.
In 1997, Digi Telecommunications Sdn. Bhd. listed on the Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad under the infrastructure category act, which known as DiGi.Com Berhad. Today, DiGi.Com Berhad listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad and is part of the global telecommunications service provider. The company services included are mobile voice plans, international roaming, data plans, Internet plans and digital services.
MAHANAGAR TELEPHONE NIGAM LIMITED (MTNL) Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited, MTNL, is a state owned provider of telecommunication services which operates in the metropolitan cities of Delhi and Mumbai. The Government of India holds a 100% stake in the company. In 2012, the company had a subscriber base of 5-6 million, of which 4.1 million were fixed line telephone users and the rest in the mobile services segment. BHARTI AIRTEL More commonly known as Airtel and founded by Sunil Bharti Mittal as a part of Bharti enterprises, this company is one of the foremost privately held telecommunications service provider in the country. The company has a 19.8% share in the GSM space within the wireless segment of the market as of 2012.
At that time only moneyed class was using mobile telephone as a dignity mark. Later in 2001 PTCL has launched its mobile services by the name of Ufone. Now days, five chief companies Mobilink, Ufone, Telenor, Warid, and Zong are playing an important role in mobile cellular industry. The mobile telecom sector is one of the rapid growing parts of Pakistan’s economy and is a basic driver for growth. According to the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), Telecom sector is one of the undergone growth sector that put Rs.363 billion during the year of 2012 and as make a comparison to the last year it showed increase of 5.4%.
By facilitating communication and connectivity across India, it serves as a pillar to our economic and industrial development. In spite of mitigated growth in the recent years, mobile telephony has seen a rapid growth overall in the past 10 years. MARKET SIZE The industry has two major subscriber bases – wireless and wireline. As of August 2015, there were 988.69
Corporate Background Malakoff Berhad (MB) was an investment holding company, incorporated on 9 October 1975 as a plantation-based company and is based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. In 1976, Malakoff was listed on the Main Board of the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange which known as Bursa Malaysia. A shift in its corporate direction resulted in the disposal of its plantation-based assets in October 1993 and the subsequent venture into an independent water and power producer company in Malaysia, Indonesia, the Middle East, and Australia and North America. On 17 May 2006, MMC Corporation Berhad through its wholly owned subsidiary, Nucleus Avenue Berhad (NAB) make an offer to acquire all the assets of MB, including the assumption of all the liabilities
Telekom Malaysia was given the exclusive rights to deploy the HSBB infra which it launched in 2010. Capital is another barrier as it is necessary for a potential player to have large and sufficient financials, to the tune of RM billions, mostly for telecom infra to be able to even join the
The broadband service or also named as Streamyx were introduced on speediness at 384 Kbps (Kilobits per seconds). Concurrently, the highest speed of Streamyx were advanced to 4Mbps (Megabits per seconds) in June 2007 and 8Mbps in January 2013. In 2008, TM joined a public-private partnership with Ministry of Energy, Water and Communications (MEWC). Based on this partnership, they launched a nationwide High Speed Broadband (HSBB) which is a broadband service with speed of 10Mbps to 100 Mbps for home services and upgrade to I Gbps (Gigabits per seconds) for business supplied throughout fiber optics. In March 2010, TM introduced their following model HSBB which is retail service called "Unifi".