Maxis makes investments in East Malaysia to improve internet access

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In order to accommodate all mobile user traffic and content reach in East Malaysia. In addition, Maxis Fiber develops a new core network design. Sabah and Sarawak customers can anticipate an improve mobile user experience thanks to network efficiency, speed, and latency improvements. Therefore, for faster website loading and downloads, East Malaysia’s first telco hosts famous international content.  

The Regional Core network architecture in Kuching and Kota Kinabalu with direct foreign content connectivity was built by Maxis Fiber as the first telecommunications provider. As a result, there will be more room for mobile user traffic in these areas, which will lead to an improve user experience with faster speeds and lower latency, particularly for tasks involving video. Prior to this, mobile internet users nationally were service by a centralize core in Maxis’ Klang Valley data centers, but Sabah and Sarawak’s distance from the Klang Valley increase latency for users in those two states. 

Beside, an essential component of the overall mobile network, the core network enables subscribers to receive the services they require. Moreover, it is in charge of crucial tasks like service authentication and the fast transmission of internet services to and from any location in the world.

Maxis Fiber growing in Malaysia

Maxis Fiber Internet experience increased.

Maxis customers in Sabah and Sarawak consume 32GB of mobile data per person on average each month, exceeding the national average and growing steadily quarter over quarter. Netherless, the recently release core servers in Kuching and Kota Kinabalu have significantly reduce internet latency and overall speeds for users in both states over a three-month evaluation period, especially for video streaming and mobile gaming. In Sarawak, download rates went from 31 Mbps to 43 Mbps, and latency decrease from 48 ms to 23 ms. Similar results were seen in Sabah, where download rates increase from 25Mbps to 40Mbps and latency dropped from 53ms to 25ms.


However , utilizing the new core network architecture, Maxis Fiber was able to secure contracts with numerous well-known international content providers to install their servers in Maxis’ East Malaysia data centres for direct content access, which led to noticeably faster upload and download times for their websites.


Last but not least, with specialise field support teams in place, performance management, and dashboards to track mobile traffic, Maxis Fiber has also improve its operational setup and procedures to handle the new regional core.

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