The Internet and Broadband
Broadband services are offered by the following service providers:
Malaysia's main broadband provider offers packages of up to 4.0Mbps. High speed broadband under UniFi is expected to be launched in the State’s cities by the third quarter of 2011. This will offer speeds of up to between 50Mbps and 100Mbps.
Offers Flite Wireless, Flite Wired and Flite WiFi services.
Offers 3G broadband services to most main areas in Sarawak. The packages range from 384Kbps and 1GB Fair Usage Policy (FUP) limit to 3.6Mbps connection speed and 5GB FUP limit. HSDPA, 3G and GPRS is available in most major centres. GPRS coverage is available in the surrounding areas of most major centres.
HSDPA/3G is available in Kuching, Samarahan, Bintulu and Miri. EDGE is available in areas such as Lundu, Kuching and its outskirts, Samarahan and its outskirts, Sibu, Mukah, Bintulu and its outskirts, outskirts of Sarikei, Miri and its outskirts, as well as Limbang. Speeds range from 384Kbps to 3.6Mbps. Quotas range from 1.5GB to 12GB depending on the package.
Broadband and 3G coverage is available in Lundu, Kuching, Samarahan and Miri. EDGE is available in areas like Lundu, Kuching, Samarahan, Serian, Sri Aman, Sibu, Mukah, Bintulu, Miri and its outskirts, Limbang, and Lawas. The speed is up to 3.6Mbps, with average download speeds of 700kbps and upload speeds of 200kbps. Quotas range from 3GB to 16GB depending on the package.
Licensed to offer WiMAX services in the State, with coverage available in Kuching and Miri. Fair Usage Policy (FUP) ranges from 8GB to 45GB depending on the package. Downlink speeds range from 512kbps to 2Mbps, while uplink speeds range from 128kbps to 768kbps.
Danawa Resources Sdn Bhd uses WiFi coverage based on industry 802.11 b/g standards, which enable users to access the wireless network with similarly equipped notebooks, computers, PDAs and WiFi equipped Smartphones.
Users can access unlimited always-on broadband Internet access anytime and anywhere within deConnexion networks. For instant access, users need to register online.
Miri was declared a WiFi City on Jan 10, 2008. Danawa Resources Sdn Bhd was the first and only Internet Service Provider in Sarawak to offer ubiquitous Wireless Internet connectivity in the resort city through the deConnexion WiFi service. The company has set up WiFi Hotzones throughout the city centre and certain suburbs.