Communications in Malaysia

Overview by Globlatrade.net:

Speaking

Official Language
Malay
Other Languages Spoken
The Chinese speak Cantonese, Hakka and Hokkien. Most Indians speak Tamil. English is an inter-ethnic link, especially in the middle classes. The Dayaks use many dialects.
Business Language
English
Getting Some Knowledge
An introduction to Malay is available here.
Free Translation Tools
E-pedoman : Free English-Malay-English translator of texts and web pages.
Userpage : English-Malay free dictionary.

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Communications

Quality of Communications
Means of communication are good in urban areas, but telephone and Internet cover is uncertain in rural areas.
Telephone Codes
To Make a Call From Malaysia, Dial 00
To Make a Call to in Malaysia, Dial +60
Number of Digits of National Telephone Numbers
The number of digits varies according to the region: 10 or 9 (including the 0 prefix)
Mobile Telephone Standards
GSM, GPRS, 3G
National Mobile Phone Operators
Maxis, DiGi, Celcom
 

Availability of Internet

Internet Suffix
.my
National Internet Access Providers
Jaring, TM, Airzed
Access in Public Places
Wifi connection in restaurants and coffee shops in Kuala Lumpur and other cities.
Access in Hotels
Most of the main hotels have Internet access.

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