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ADSL Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line - a data communications technology that enables faster data transmission than a conventional modem.

Bandwidth Refers to how much data you can send through a network or modem connection. It is usually measured in bits per second (bps). You can think of bandwidth as a highway with vehicles travelling on it - the highway is the network connection and the vehicles are the data.

Dial-up access A form of Internet access that uses telephone lines.

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Malaysia Committed To Ensure Broadband Access As Widespread As Possible

By Vincent Low Seng Guan

SHANGHAI, May 17 (Bernama) -- Malaysia aspires to become a more competitive nation through innovation, high creativity and free flow of information, and will ensure broadband access in the country is as widespread as possible and affordable to the people.

Sibu's Kg Bahagia Jaya First Wi-Fi Kampung In The Country

KUALA LUMPUR, May 12 (Bernama) -- The third day of cross-examination of star witness Mohd Saiful Bukhari Azlan by the defence in the Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim sodomy trial Wednesday, almost resulted in lead counsel Karpal Singh being cited for contempt.

TM Collaborates With SMECB

KUALA LUMPUR, May 11 (Bernama) -- Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) has collaborated with SME Credit Bureau Sdn Bhd (SMECB) to facilitate the former's access to the latter's credit information and credit ratings on small and medium enterprises (SMEs).

Government Confident Of Achieving 50 Per Cent Broadband Penetration By This Year

SIBU, May 11 (Bernama) -- The government is confident of achieving 50 per cent broadband penetration rate in the country by this year, said Information Communciation and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Dr Rais Yatim.

Maxis To Extend Broadband Coverage To East Coast States

KUALA LUMPUR, May 6 (Bernama) -- Maxis Berhad plans to extend its broadband coverage in east coast states by building 50 per cent more sites this year.