13 October 2017: TM Research & Development (TM R&D) was recently conferred Merit during the 18th MSC Malaysia Asia Pacific ICT (MSC Malaysia APICTA) Awards 2017 organised by the National ICT Association of Malaysia (PIKOM) held at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre.
TM R&D received 3 merits this year, one for the Best of Communications Applications and two under the Best of Research & Development category. All 3 projects will represent Malaysia at the International APICTA which will be held in Dhaka in December 2017. The 3 projects are LTE-WiFi Aggregation (LTE Plus), Vital Wireless Dongle (V-WiD) and Integrated Smart Services Framework (iSSEF).
LTE-WiFi Aggregation (LTE Plus) was developed to assist UniFi Mobile to increase its 4G transmission bandwidth by aggregating WiFi unlicensed band and cellular band based on 3GPP advanced feature. Vital Wireless Dongle (V-WiD) was built for MMMO to boost broadband speed using WiFi-4G LTE bonding solution. It can also function as a portable Access Point (AP) which offers continuous and seamless wireless connectivity anywhere anytime. Integrated Smart Services Exchange Framework (iSSEF) is an IoT framework that allows fast integration of smart services which enable smart living experience to the end users.
MSC Malaysia APICTA Awards provides recognition to outstanding achievements of individuals, students, entrepreneurs, SMEs and organizations with operations in Malaysia who have contributed to the development of the MSC Malaysia initiatives or in building applications and services for the benefit of Malaysia. It recognizes creativity, innovation, and excellence in Malaysian ICT.