Malaysia's goal is to launch 5G services in its capital Kuala Lumpur and the administrative center of Putrajaya by the end of this year, and then expand its 5G network coverage to the whole country by 2023.
Reuters News on 5th July, the Malaysian government said last week that it had selected Swedish telecommunications equipment supplier Ericsson as its partner to develop its 5G network and ecosystem for the country.
Digital Nasional Berhad (DNB), responsible for Malaysia’s 5G single large network project, said in a statement that according to the agreement, Ericsson will be responsible for the end-to-end development of Malaysia’s 5G network. The total cost of this network is 11 billion ringgits ($2.65 billion).
DNB said that this includes core networks, RAN and transmission networks, OSS/BSS and management systems, as well as supporting the development and participation of local suppliers.
DNB said Ericsson has committed to arrange financing for the supply, delivery and management of the entire 5G network. DNB表示。
And, Malaysia’s goal is to launch 5G services in its capital Kuala Lumpur and the administrative center of Putrajaya by the end of this year, and then expand its 5G network coverage to the whole country by 2023.
According to the information, the Malaysian government previously announced a plan to build a single nationwide 5G network and then wholesale network capacity to mobile operators. This is the first time in the industry. To promote this process, the Ministry of Finance of Malaysia established a dedicated agency DNB. DNB issued tenders to eight companies, including: Ericsson, Nokia, Huawei, ZTE, Samsung, NEC, Cisco and Fiberhome.
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