Qhazanah Sabah gets exclusive rights to develop telecommunication infrastructure

KOTA KINABALU: State Government investment arm, Qhazanah Sabah has been given the exclusive rights to spearhead the development of the telecommunication infrastructure in Sabah.

An agreement to this effect was signed by on Monday witnessed by Chief Minister Datuk Seri Panglima Haji Hajiji Haji Noor together with Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Seri Bung Moktar Radin and Qhazanah Sabah Chairman Datuk Seri Salleh Tun Said Keruak.

State Secretary Datuk Seri Safar Untong signed on behalf of the State Government while Qhazanah Sabah was represented by Ghazalie Ansing, Chairman of its wholly- owned subsidiary, Common Tower Technologies Sdn Bhd (CTTSB).

The Chief Minister said with this development, the state government aims to overcome internet connectivity challenges with much needed telecommunication facilities, especially in the rural areas

Through CTTSB, the State Government will be upgrading more than 2,000 telecommunication towers and building 400 new ones under the National Digital Network Plan (Jendela).

Also present at the signing today were Qhazanah Sabah Executive Director Haji Mohd Shukor Abdul Mumin, Qhazanah Sabah Chief Executive Officer Ahmad Rizal Dahli and CTTSB Chief Executive Officer Mikail
Sungiau Abdullah.

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