TM has an internet service provider subsidiary (TM Net) offering narrowband and broadband connectivity. Broadband connectivity is through DSL under TM Net's Streamyx brand. Due to its near monopoly of the last mile connections, TM Net is now the sole DSL broadband provider in the country.
Telekom Malaysia officially changed its global brand from Telekom Malaysia to TM in April 2005.
Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM), is one of the largest listed companies on Bursa Malaysia with an operating revenue of more than RM16 billion and total asset over RM41.8 billion . TM is a government-linked company, reporting government shareholdings of over 36%. Of the remaining shares, less than 4% are held by non-bumiputera Malaysians, the racial distinction being an example of the government's affirmative action policy.
TM had a large numbers of companies under its control both in and outside of Malaysia. Through its investment arm TM International Sdn Bhd, TM has purchased and assumed control of a number of start-up telcos most notably close to the home region.
TAB is an MSC status Information and Communication Technology (ICT) company specializing in Computer Telephony Integration (CTI) solutions as well as Operating Supports Systems (OSS) for the telecommunication industry.
The TM Group has a global presence in 12 countries with staff strength of 30,000 Groupwide. TM has recently made a few new major acquisitions in Indonesia, Pakistan and Singapore in the effort to stamp its presence internationally.
|Mobile company||Country||Subscribers('000)||market position|
|Dialog Telekom||Sri Lanka||3,656||1|
|Multinet Pakistan (Private) Limited||Pakistan||10,000||2|
On December 10, 2007, TM announce a special dividend amounting to RM 1.6 billion to its shareholder. TM further added that after the demerger, Fixed Co. will adopt a dividend policy of a minimum RM700mil or up to 90% of normalized net profit, whichever is higher.