- The record peak was four times higher than during pandemic
- MyIX has also installed Ookla Speedtest server in its network
The Malaysia Internet Exchange (MyIX) reported the Internet bandwidth demand in the country reached a record peak of 2.1 TeraBits per second (Tbps) last month (May 2023). This is an almost four-fold increase from the 588 GigaBits per second (Gbps) recorded in May 2020 during the first movement control order (MCO).
“Digitisation is undeniably gaining momentum in Malaysia, and the strong demand for Internet bandwidth serves as an encouraging sign,” said MyIX chairman Chiew Kok Hin.
Chiew foresees a continuous surge in demand for Internet bandwidth, primarily driven by the rapid growth of video conferencing and traffic and the proliferation of large-scale…