Communications in Malaysia


Communications in Malaysia

Telephones - main lines in use:4.366 million (2005)

Telephones - mobile cellular:19.545 million (2005)

Internet Users:11.016 million (2005)

Internet - Dial-up:2.88 million (2003)

Internet - Broadband:110,000 (2003)In 2004, 0.85% of Malaysians using it (218,004). The government targets a figure of 5% by 2006 and 10% by 2008.

Telephone system:international service good
"domestic:"good intercity service provided on Peninsular Malaysia mainly by microwave radio relay; adequate intercity microwave radio relay network between Sabah and Sarawak via Brunei; domestic satellite system with 2 earth stations
"international:"submarine cables to India, Hong Kong, and Singapore; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (1 Indian Ocean and 1 Pacific Ocean)

Telco companies:
TM Berhad, Celcom (013, 019 and 0148), Maxis (012, 017 and 0142), DiGi (016 , 0146, 014-30, 014-31 and 014-32) and U Mobile (018).

Radio broadcast stations:AM 56, FM 31 (plus 13 repeater stations), shortwave 5 (1999)

Radios:9.1 million (1997)

Television broadcast stations:27 (plus 15 high-power repeaters) (1999)

Televisions:3.6 million (1997)

Terrestrial television stations (Free-to-Air Channels)
*RTM1
*RTM2
*TV3
*ntv7
*8TV
*TV9
*Vision 4

Satellite television stations
*Astro

Cable television stations
*MiTV
*Fine TV

Internet Service Providers (ISPs):
*JARING - Dialup and broadband
*Maxis - Broadband, Utopia (Wi-fi), Blackberry
*Nasionet
*PersiaSYS - Cable and Wireless Broadband
*Time - Webbit (Wireless broadband)
*TM Net - Dialup and Streamyx (broadband)
*DeConneXion - WiFi (Only in Sarawak) [http://www.deconnexion.com.my]

Country code (Top level domain): MY

Amateur Radio Stations:2,000 (2006)

See also

* Broadcasting in Malaysia
* History of Communications in Malaysia"
* Internet in Malaysia
* Malaysian telephone codes"
* Malaysian mobile phone codes"
* Malaysia


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