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MyIX Announces Upgraded Internet Exchange Network for Malaysian ISPs

KUALA LUMPUR, July 11, 2011 – The operator of Malaysian’s sole neutral Internet Exchange, MyIX – known as ‘Persatuan Pengendali Internet Malaysia’, today announces the availability of its upgraded network that comprises a total of eight Internet exchange nodes to provide comprehensive Internet traffic routing in the country.

The upgrade saw the building of additional of five Internet nodes established in Bayan Baru, Johor Bahru, Kuantan, Kuching and Kota Kinabalu, which was commissioned by the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC).

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Test Your Internet Connection Speed

I’m sure that there are times when you’re wondering if you’re really getting what you paid for your Internet connection. Like the answer to almost all questions, you can only be sure when you’ve tested it yourself.

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Alcatel-Lucent Maintains Top Position In Broadband Access Market

Kuala Lumpur, July 9, 2007 — Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today announced that industry analyst firm Dell’Oro has reported Alcatel-Lucent’s continued market leadership in DSL as well as IP DSLAM shipments at the end of the first quarter of 2007.

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Comcast Demos Hyper Speed Cable Modem Technology

Making use of Channel Bonding, which itself is not really a new technology, a demo of a damn bloody fast cable modem was showcased by Comcast CEO Brian Roberts at The Cable Show Convention in Las Vegas. The AP covered this event and made the following observation:

In the presentation, ARRIS Group Inc. chief executive Robert Stanzione downloaded a 30-second, 300-megabyte television commercial in a few seconds and watched it long before a standard modem worked through an estimated download time of 16 minutes.

Stanzione also downloaded the 32-volume Encyclopaedia Britannica 2007 and Merriam-Webster’s visual dictionary in under four minutes, when it would have taken a standard modem three hours and 12 minutes.

Amazing how broadband technology has evolved in the last couple of years. Unfortunately for us Malaysians, we might never experience such technologies… so long as TM holds its choking monopoly on the local broadband market.