TM signs Wi-Fi roaming deal with UK's BT

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Telekom Malaysia (TM) announced it has signed a Wi-Fi roaming deal with the UK's BT to enable seamless LTE and Wi-Fi roaming for each others' customers.

Under the agreement, TM will be interconnected to BT's Global Wi-Fi roaming hub, to allow customers to take advantage of Wi-Fi capabilities in the UK and globally.

Combined with existing and new LTE roaming arrangements, TM said it can now offer customers integrated connectivity while traveling.

“The UK is a key roaming destination for Malaysians and connecting TM to our Global Wi-Fi roaming hub helps TM address convergence needs and differentiate in a competitive market,” BT vice president of global telecom markets Andrew Dodsworth commented.

“In turn, with access to TM’s domestic Wi-Fi estate, BT is enhancing the global footprint of its Wi-Fi Hub in a vibrant Southeast Asian key market, extending our long-standing relationship with Malaysia’s incumbent operator.”

TM executive vice president for global and wholesale Mohamad Rozaimy Abd Rahman added that the operator “is committed to its customers’ and their increasingly sophisticated requirements. To this end, we continue to venture into strategic collaborations with other telecommunications players, including regional and global players.”

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