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4G availability in Malaysia heading towards 100% as of 1Q22 — survey

4G availability in Malaysia heading towards 100% as of 1Q22 — survey

16 Jun 2022

The 4G Availability in Malaysia is heading toward 100% as of the first quarter of 2022 (1Q22), according to Seattle headquartered Internet access performance metrics provider Ookla.

In a survey report released on Thursday (June 16), the firm said that in Malaysia, while Digi had the fastest 4G download speeds, Maxis won on upload in 1Q22.

Meanwhile, Putrajaya leads 4G Availability performance for Malaysia’s regions.

However, the firm said the 5G rollout in Malaysia is still facing challenges.

Commenting on the region, Ookla said the fastest 4G speeds were in Singapore, while the fastest LTE upload speeds were in Vietnam.

It said 4G availability was above 80% across Southeast Asia.

Singapore is the leader with 94.5% availability, with Malaysia second at 92.3% and Indonesia third with 90.5%.

Among the service providers in Malaysia, Maxis was the leader for 4G at 94.6%, U Mobile second at 94.5%, Unifi third at 92%. Celcom fourth at 91.1% and Digi fifth with 89.9%.

Ookla however said Digi has the fastest 4G download speeds, while Maxis wins on upload.

Digi topped the download list with 28.08 Mbps while Maxis led the upload list with 10.59 Mbps.

Source: The Edge Markets