SMEs, industrial and hospitality customers throughout Malaysia will benefit from advanced, low-cost WiFi technology.

BARCELONA, Spain (February 27, 2024) – YTL Communications, Actiontec Electronics and NetExperience today announced the formation of a strategic partnership to deploy enterprise-grade TIP (Telecom Infra Project) OpenWiFi to YTL Communications customers using Actiontec’s portfolio of compatible access points and NetExperience’s leading OpenWiFi management cloud platform.

YTL Communications’ deployment of Actiontec’s portfolio includes WiFi6 access points in multiple form-factors such as ceiling mount, wall plate and outdoor, to cater to customer needs. Additionally, Actiontec offers WiFi6E access points, with WiFi7 access points coming soon.  On the other hand, NetExperience’s cloud platform is a fully featured state-of-the-art controller for OpenWiFi that combines advanced Radio Resource Management (RRM) technology with an innovative hierarchical deployment methodology.  This methodology enables large-scale service providers like YTL Communications to easily serve many customers with disparate needs, consistent configuration, zero touch provisioning  and without the need for human monitoring.

“YTL Communications is pleased to partner with two of the leading technology providers in TIP OpenWiFi,” said Wing K. Lee, CEO of YTL Communications. “The advanced WiFi technology from Actiontec and NetExperience is a great fit for our customers in Malaysia. We are excited to bring enterprise-grade Wi-Fi networks to complement our awarding winning 5G service. Consistent with our 5G service, this new Wi-Fi service will deliver class-leading performance at the best TCO (total cost of ownership) in the industry. We are confident this will help businesses large and small unlock new opportunities for digitisation and delivery of superior customer experience, made possible by the advanced Wi-Fi hardware and proven deployment and management capabilities from our strategic partners Actiontec and NetExperience.”

TIP OpenWiFi is a community-developed, open-source-based solution creating a disaggregated technology stack, ensuring a cost-effective and seamless way to deploy connectivity in a variety of WiFi use cases. The OpenWiFi community currently includes more than 300 participants, including service providers, OEMs, ODMs, software ISVs, system integrators, silicon vendors, and industry organisations.

“Actiontec Electronics has been a trusted technology provider to YTL Communicationsand we are thrilled to now add OpenWiFi as another solution,” said Cliff Lin, Executive Vice President. “We have already completed numeroussuccessful deployments for customers internationally with NetExperience and have full confidence our joint technologies will provide YTL Communications with the most advanced WiFi at a cost that other vendors cannot meet.”

“YTL Communications represents a large-scale, highly innovative service provider, which is exactly the type of customer our OpenWiFi platform is designed for,” said Bernard Herscovici, CEO of NetExperience. “The combination of Actiontec and NetExperience is a proven, advanced WiFi solution and the rapid and continuous development of OpenWiFi technologies will ensure YTL Communications always has the most advanced and competitive WiFi available for their customers.”

About YTL Communications

YTL Communications Sdn Bhd (793634-V) is a subsidiary of YTL Power International Berhad and serves as the communications arm of YTL Corporation Berhad, a leading infrastructure conglomerate in Malaysia. YTL Communications Sdn Bhd is a global frontrunner in telecommunications and operates a mobile network called ‘Yes’, Malaysia’s first nationwide 4G provider. As the youngest operator with 92% population pure 4G coverage, the Yes network is the only network in Malaysia with a modern all-IP architecture. On the back of this advanced architecture, Yes became the first in Malaysia to provide nationwide VoLTE (Voice over LTE) in 2016 —five years ahead of all other telcos. In 2019, Yes successfully made Malaysia the second country in the world and the first in Asia to deploy Terragraph. In 2021, Yes yet again emerged as Malaysia’s first 5G service provider to launch 5G—11 to 20 months ahead of other local telcos. In May 2022, Yes launched Malaysia’s first truly uncapped 5G service with the lowest tariff globally in line with the vision of “5G for All”. Today, Yes is proud to be the nation’s undisputed 5G leader with back-to-back Malaysia’s Fastest Mobile Network award wins by Ookla in Q3-Q4 2022 and Q1-Q2 2023. For more information about Yes 5G products and services, kindly visit

About NetExperience

NetExperience, a Pavlov Media company, is leading the transition to a disaggregated Wi-Fi network. The NetExperience Cloud platform allows service providers to integrate WLAN controller and management capabilities into their back office. The platform is compatible with the three key components of the Telecom Infra Project Wi-Fi architecture: CloudSDK, certified open source Access Point software and compatible Access Point hardware.

About Actiontec

With more than 30 years of experience providing state of the art home connectivity devices, Actiontec is one of the largest suppliers in North America. Our products have been adopted by leading Tier 1 and Tier 2 Service Providers, who have always relied on our innovation and quality. Actiontec’s state of the art portfolio of 2.5G/10G PON and its WiFi-6E products have achieved strong market adoption. With the launch of the WiFi-7 portfolio in 2023 and 2024, new customers are joining Actiontec’s family of partners. Learn more at: OpenWiFi is a disaggregated Wi-Fi software system, offered as a free open source that includes both a cloud controller SDK and Access Point (AP) firmware, capable of running on a rich variety of Indoor and Outdoor AP hardware, designed and validated by TIP to work seamlessly together.


Huw Rees
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Frank Lai
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ActionTec Electronics

Mun Teng Cheah
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YTL Corp (Communications)