Chief Minister YAB Datuk Seri Hajiji Mohd Noor Launches CONNECTme NOW High-Speed Satellite Broadband Services for Kampung Mantus and Kampung Malubang in Sabah

12 Apr 2021 09:39 AM

Official launch of CONNECTme NOW by YAB Datuk Seri Hajiji, Chief Minister of Sabah at Kampung Mantus, accompanied by YB Datuk Haji Yakub, Minister KSTI and YB Datuk Seri Ruddy, Deputy Minister KSTI

Kuala Lumpur, 10 April 2021 – Following the recent success of satellite broadband roll-out in several remote villages earlier this year, Sabah Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (“KSTI”), Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (“MCMC”) and MEASAT Global Berhad (“MEASAT”) in joint efforts today successfully deployed the CONNECTme NOW service in Kampung Mantus and Kampung Malubang, Sabah. Launched by the Chief Minister of Sabah, YAB Datuk Seri Hajiji Mohd Noor, this initiative is part of the State Government’s ongoing plan to urgently provide internet access across rural areas. With the first 300GB sponsored by the State Government, the people in these remote communities are finally connected to the Internet via CONNECTme NOW, a community-based prepaid broadband service, easing their daily activities.