Time dot com is targeting 1 thousand buildings in Kuala Lumpur to be wired up using their fiber optic technology. The speed provided is from 1-50Mbps. This is certainly great news. More players will certainly bring the price lower. Price of bandwidth and connectivity is still considered expensive. We hope the price of local bandwidth will be reduced further soon. This will benefit Malaysians in general. Many providers will certainly re locate their servers or place content delivery network server (CDN) locally. The only challenge facing local fibre optic is to get local council approval do lay down optic cables.
We hope there will be no pot holes and uneven roads like in the mid 90’s where deployment of DSL technology require digging up roads (Central <->DSLAM).