MyIX Announces Lower Port Fees to Support Local ISPs & Other Players

Apr 4, 2016:

Malaysia Internet Exchange (“MyIX”) or also known as ‘Persatuan Pengendali Internet Malaysia’ – an initiative under the Malaysian Communication and Multimedia Commission (“MCMC”), has reduced current port fees for all Malaysian Internet Service Providers (“ISPs”) and other members effective 1st April 2016. This was announced during its 8th Annual General Meeting (“AGM”) held recently.

The reduction in fees is across the board for all port speeds ranging from 100Mbps to 10Gbps and is expected to save ISPs more than 10% of their existing monthly fees.

At the recently held MyIX AGM, the present Executive / Steering Committee was mostly retained with Chiew (AIMS Data Centre Berhad) re-elected as MyIX Chairman while Lim Chee Meng (Maxis Broadband Sdn Bhd) was re-elected as Deputy Chairman.

List of MyIX Committee Members for Term 2016-2017:

Position Name
Chairman AIMS Data Centre Bhd (Chiew Kok Hin)
Deputy Chairman Maxis Broadband Sdn Bhd (Lim Chee Meng)
Secretary Celcom Axiata Bhd (Wan Mohd Nizam Wan Ismail)
Assistant Secretary DiGi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd (Eric Soo Chee Hong)
Treasurer MyKRIS Asia Sdn Bhd (Chew Choo Soon)
Committee Member Telekom Malaysia Bhd (Filzah Md Yassin)
Committee Member TT dotCom Sdn Bhd (Mohd Hanizam Mohammed)
Committee Member REDtone Engineering and Network Services Sdn Bhd (Ong Cheok Seong)
Committee Member YTL Communications Sdn Bhd (Tan Wei Hwang)