PenangFON is a Services provided by Optical Communication Engineering Sdn. Bhd. (151535-H) in association with Astute Properties Sdn. Bhd. (448650-W).
OCE was established in 1992 by Rimbunan Hijau Group to produce optical fibers, optical cables and associated passive devices, active devices and accessories in Malaysia. In 1994, OCE expanded its expertise to produce Optical fiber cables and acquired connectivity technology from NTT ( Japan ) under transfer of technology to produce a full range of optical integration products. Since then OCE has specialize in Metro Optical Cables and Integration.
Astute Properties Sdn Bhd (AP) was incorporated on 1.10.1997. AP's core business activities are the provision of consultancy services and trading of leading edge technology equipment in the IT industry. AP also has access to the common trenching infra throughout the state of Penang.
OCE was granted the following licenses by MCMC in August 2004: -
NETWORK FACILITY PROVIDER (NFP) LICENSE
To build Metro area optic fiber infrastructure in urban and sub-urban areas within the first few years and later on nationwide roll out. Such infrastructures can be used by first/last mile license holders to deploy their services in those areas, hence stimulate broadband growth in Malaysia rapidly and to ensure that Malaysia stays in the forefront and beyond the broadband technology.
NETWORK SERVICE PROVIDER (NSP) LICENSE
To supply very high bandwidth from 10Mps to 160Gbps and more in the form of Ethernet Broadband to those licensees wanting to deploy in a smaller scale last mile networks as well as other ASP license holders seeking large bandwidth to link to their clientele, business and government Virtual LAN connectivity to connect LAN together and broadband Internet access for subscribers.
APPLICATION SERVICE PROVIDER (ASP) LICENSE
To provide particular functions such as voice services, data services, content-based services, electronic commerce and other transmission services. Applications services are essentially the functions or capabilities, which are delivered to end-users