Govt to continue efforts to increase internet speeds nationwide, says Comms Minister

Published on 5 Mar 2023 7:14:07 PM

The government will continue efforts to expand coverage and increase internet speed levels nationwide, said Fahmi Fadzil.

The Communications and Digital Minister said after presenting PerantiSiswa devices and launching MyDigital.KKD on Sunday (March 5), adding that the the government is focusing on the development and improvement of digital facilities in interior and rural areas to ensure equal access to technology and the internet nationwide.

Commenting on the PerantiSiswa initiative, Fahmi said it involves a total cost of RM450mil and has benefited 359,742 students of institutions of higher learning (IPT) from the B40 households, adding that in order to speed up the distribution of PerantiSiswa devices, his ministry has activated 31 centralised distribution centres nationwide for three weeks starting Feb 17.