YTL Communication Wimax Updates #1

Refer to the Interview with Wing Lee, CEO of YTL Communication.

What do we learned from it ?

1. Soft launch by Q3 2010, commercial launch by Q4 2010.

2. Samsung to build the base station, Cisco to build the IP backbone.

3. YTL communication will also participate in trading of WiMax chipset by ordering 1 million device from GCT Semiconductor.

4. The aim is to improve the Internet penetration of 25% in Malaysia.

5. After the success of Malaysia, YTL Comm. will deploy the same best practice elsewhere.

6. MyPrize competition crucial dates.
  • 30 September 2010: Closing of First Round.
  • 30 November 2010: Closing of Second Round.
  • January 2011: Announcement of winners.