Malaysia’s government in mid-May had quietly and without public fanfare awarded the usage of 5G spectrum to local companies. Photo: AP Malaysia’s government in mid-May had quietly and without public fanfare awarded the usage of 5G spectrum to local companies. Photo: AP
Malaysia’s government in mid-May had quietly and without public fanfare awarded the usage of 5G spectrum to local companies. Photo: AP

Malaysia U-turns on 5G permits for local companies after backlash over lack of tender

  • In mid-May, the government quietly and without fanfare awarded the usage of 5G airwaves to five local players, bypassing a previously promised tender
  • Before Wednesday’s about-face, Malaysia’s Axiata had said it would select two equipment providers, breaking China’s Huawei’s hold on the industry

Topic |   Malaysia
Malaysia’s government in mid-May had quietly and without public fanfare awarded the usage of 5G spectrum to local companies. Photo: AP Malaysia’s government in mid-May had quietly and without public fanfare awarded the usage of 5G spectrum to local companies. Photo: AP
Malaysia’s government in mid-May had quietly and without public fanfare awarded the usage of 5G spectrum to local companies. Photo: AP
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