The government allocated $11.96 million investment to boost connectivity in Malaysia with 5G to enable advanced technology such as:
With The National Fiberisation and Connectivity Plan (NFCP), the government aims to bring high-speed internet for the whole nation, down to the rural areas of the country.
To promote the country’s digitalization, Malaysia sets up a $5.98 million investment fund for pilot projects:
Fiber optics products
The government emphasized digital skill improvement for the workforce with the introduction of its new Digital Social Responsibility (DSR) program through these initiatives:
Training, and upskilling for digital skills
Made a series of investments in Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in the country
Disbursed US$9.57 million to encourage working adults to take professional certification examinations in Industry 4.0-related fields.
Suresh Sidhu, CEO at edotco Group, said:
“Connectivity is key to ensuring a seamless transition to 5G and deploying shared infrastructure is crucial in that journey. As we move towards the era of Internet-of-Things (IoT) technologies, Artificial Intelligence (AI), development of smart cities and so forth, we will need the right solutions that can cope with the increased capacity demands.”