lacox wrote:Does anyone know what the braodband options are on Penang Island? I have visited the streamyx site and I don't reconize any of the locations they have listed for Penang - maybe they are all on the mainland - not the island?
Anyway - I prefer not to have to use wireless - any suggestions?
there are 2 wired broadband services in the Penang island, Streamyx and Penangfon.
Basically Streamyx covers almost the whole island but not for the Penagfon yet as they are still new in the broadband. I do not see any problem is you are staying in the northern part of the island especially if you are staying in either apartment or condominium. The charges might be higher if you are staying in a landed property as you will pay for the wiring cost to connect the broadband line to your house.
Anyhow, from the feedback from my fellow friends who are using their service. They seems to satisfied with their serivce and speed. Another plus point for this will be that you do not need to have a telekom landline for you to install the broadband!!
hope the info helps...