SINGAPORE (Apr 3): It is probably not the first thing that comes to mind but the Movement Control Order (MCO) in Malaysia — which was imposed to curb the spread of Covid-19 and which will now end on April 14 instead of March 31 — could turn out to be a boon for telcos.

The fact that millions of people are now logging on to work from home has certainly increased the use of telecoms services, both data and voice.

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