Celcom to take 3G nationwide early next year

18 Nov 2005

Malaysian cellco Celcom will offer nationwide 3G coverage by March 2006, according to its chief executive officer, Datuk Shazalli Ramly. Currently, Celcom’s W-CDMA services are only available in the Klang Valley, Penang, Johor Baru, Malacca, Genting Highlands, Kulim Hi-Tech Park and Sungai Petani. To date, Celcom has between 15,000 and 20,000 3G subscribers; as part of its efforts to boost customer take-up the company plans to introduce more downloadable 3G content, including television show clips.

Malaysia, Celcom Axiata