MSC Malaysia

Formerly known as the Multimedia Super Corridor. MSC Malaysia, conceptualised in 1996, is a Government designated zone, designed to leapfrog Malaysia into the information and knowledge age. It houses core MSC initiative, which include e-Government, Telemedicine, Smart School, Multipurpose Smart Card system, R&D Cluster, e-Business and Technolopreneur Development. Companies, local and international, that attained the MSC status enjoy a host of incentives from the Government backed by the 10-point Bill of Guarantees. Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) is the agency under the purview of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovations and is responsible for overseeing MSC Malaysia implementation. MDec will market MSC Malaysia globally, shape MSC Malaysia-specific laws & policies by advising the Government and set standards of MSC Malaysia's information infrastructure and urban development. The official website features MSC status application, investment, funding, opportunities.
Notes:   MSC Malaysia-designated cybercities are Cyberjaya, Technology Park malaysia, UPM-MTDC, KLCC, Menara KL, Penang Cybercity 1, Kulim High Tech Park.

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