Telekom Malaysia to split fixed, mobile

Telekom Malaysia, the largest telecom company in Malaysia, is voluntarily pursuing a restructuring plan to spin off its mobile holdings into a company called TM International, while Telekom continues to operate wireline broadband and voice units. BT in the U.K. was among the first to pursue such a split, but a handful of carriers around the world have since considered the move, and regulatory policy in many countries also is edging toward forced structural separation for telecom incumbents.

For more:
- Forbes has this Associated Press wire story

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