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MCMC, stop bury your head into the sand

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As seen in the Star, Broadband services slow and expensive.

Internet is a basic infrastructure like water and electric in the modern world, unfortunately Malaysia is still not up to the mark in the broadband and water supply services.

MCMC denied Malaysia is behind Vietnam and Cambodia in a broadband benchmarking study is another syndrome of denial. All countries under the study by Ookla are subject to the same indicator comparisons like average speed. If Ookla were comparing the broadband speed in Hanoi with Kuala Lumpur only, I believe the same result would prevail as the comparison for average broadband speed in the whole country.

Other broadband benchmarking studies by other companies like Google also point to same conclusion, Malaysia is behind Vietnam in broadband connections.

Besides the speed of broadband is slow, Malaysian has to pay more for broadband service compared to Vietnamese and Mainland Chinese. Please stop using the antic argument that Malaysia is a BIG country compared with Singapore and that more fiber optic wiring is needed to link up Malaysia. In reality, Vietnam and China have to spend big budget on wiring like Malaysia as well, but the […]