PM launches Ketereh Digital Hub, 5G internet service

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Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob (center) inaugurating the Ketereh Digital Hub and 5G internet service in conjunction with the Kelantan Malaysia Family Aspirations Tour at the Kelantan Poverty Foundation (YKK) in Kota Baru, July 23, 2022. – Bernama peak

Saturday, July 23, 2022 5:30 PM MYT

KOTA BARU, July 23 – Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob today launched the Ketereh Digital Hub which will help local entrepreneurs further expand their markets across the country and the world through digital platforms.

Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission Regulatory Director Zulkarnain Mohd Yasin said the development of the Ketereh digital hub was a collaboration between YTL Communications, Shopee as well as the Ministry of Communications and Multimedia.

He said the Ketereh Digital Hub would enable selected entrepreneurs and small traders in Keluarga Malaysia’s Digital Economy Centers (PEDi) to get trainings on content production and exposure using online platforms. line that provide access to the global market.

“This digital hub in Ketereh will be equipped with 5G service, photography studio facilities as well as live streaming and video editing studios,” he told reporters after the launch of the hub and the 5G service trial session at Tun Abdul Gaffar Baba Hall, Yayasan Kemiskinan Kelantan. (YKK) Complex at Peringat, Ketereh near here.

Ismail Sabri who arrived at 12:20 p.m. was accompanied by Minister of Communications and Multimedia Tan Sri Annuar Musa.

The ceremony was also attended by Minister of Prime Minister’s Department (Economy) Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed and Chief Cabinet Secretary Tan Sri Mohd Zuki Ali.

At the same event, Ismail Sabri also launched 5G technology which saw Ketereh selected as Malaysia’s first rural site for a pilot broadband internet service.

Zulkarnain said the 5G internet technology service, which is a joint initiative between the government, Digital Nasional Berhad, Telekom Malaysia Berhad and YTL Communications, will give the community an opportunity to enjoy high-speed internet services.

He said 5G technology is a game-changer that will enable people to lead smarter and more efficient lifestyles, participate in various online activities such as e-commerce, video streaming and make the experiences of more engaging virtual learning and training.

“This 5G service offers internet speeds of up to 1,000 megabits per second compared to 35 Mbps for 4G technology. 5G technology has the capability of internet speed at a rate of 10 to 100 times faster than 4G.

“The 5G application has low latency and is capable of connecting more than one million devices per square kilometer,” he said. — Bernama

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