Instacom on Malaysia: From State-backed to cross-country towercos
Anne Kung Soo Ching of Instacom on towercos, regulations and fibre for LTE
Anne Kung Soo Ching is one of the pioneers of the Asian tower industry. A pioneer Director of Indonesian STP, she is also the CEO of one of the most respected managed service providers of Malaysia, Instacom Engineering Group Berhad, a company listed on the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange.
A passionate believer in the independent towerco model, Anne kindly shared with us her views on the potential for further expansion of the Malaysian tower industry as well as perspectives on the regulatory environment and operational challenges faced by key players.
TowerXchange: Please tell us about Instacom, its activities and footprint
Anne Kung Soo Ching, CEO, Instacom Engineering:
Instacom Engineering started operating in East Malaysia and then expanded into the West as an end to end contractor for the telcos who were at that time building their own towers.