For immediate publication
Spectrum Reallocation of 900MHz and 1800MHz
SHAH ALAM, 2 February 2016- With reference to MCMC's announcement on the reallocation of spectrum on 1 February 2016, Digi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd (Digi) confirms that it has been allocated 2x5MHz of 900MHz and 2x20MHz of 1800MHz for 15 years, with full implementation starting 1 July 2017.
The certainty on allocation and tenure of these two bands will allow for better investment planning and optimal network design. With the improved spectrum portfolio for the 900MHz band, Digi looks forward to continue bringing quality high-speed internet to its 11.7 million customers and more nationwide
The company notes the importance of taking a holistic view on spectrum, and welcomes the timely review of 700MHz, 2300MHz and 2600MHz bands by the end of 2016 as having a fair and balanced portfolio is crucial to delivering affordable and quality internet services to meet growing demands.