KSTI, MCMC and MEASAT Brings High-Speed Broadband Connectivity to More Rural Communities in Sabah

09 Mar 2021 12:45 PM

CONNECTme NOW Launched by YB Datuk Haji Yakub Khan, Sabah Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation at Kg Kumawanan Tambunan, Sabah

Kuala Lumpur, 6 March 2021 – Delivering on its continued commitment to power an inclusive future where everyone has access to the internet, Sabah Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (“KSTI”), Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (“MCMC”) and MEASAT Global Berhad (“MEASAT”) today successfully deployed CONNECTme NOW, a community-based prepaid broadband service via satellite to two more rural locations, Kampung Gana, Papar and Kampung Kumawanan, Tambunan, in Sabah. With the first 300GB sponsored by the Sabah State Government to each village, KSTI intends to urgently address the issue of poor internet access and connect more people, enterprises, and institutions across rural areas to high-quality, affordable broadband internet.