Malaysian broadband provider TIME dotCom (TdC) has introduced faster speeds for residential users, with it now marketing top-end download rates of 1Gbps, up from a previous peak of 500Mbps. Local news outlet SoyaCincau also notes that the operator has revamped its entire range of residential tariffs, and now offers both lower prices and faster speeds. For example, TdC’s entry-level service now offers subscribers a symmetrical 100Mbps connection for MYR99 (USD24) per month, while the mid-tier option provides users with a symmetrical 500Mbps connection for MYR139 per month.
Existing subscribers are also set to benefit from the speed increases, with TdC having confirmed that those users that signed up to its services before 7 October 2018 will be automatically upgraded to a faster speed service. In addition, the telco also noted that current customers will pay either the new retail price for the service they are moved on to, or the same price they currently pay – whichever is the lower. In terms of the upgrade paths, those customers currently on a 100Mbps connection are being moved to the 500Mbps plan, while those that were signed up to a plan offering speeds of either 300Mbps or 500Mbps will be upgraded to the new 1Gbps tariff.