The MSC is an area, 15 Km by 50 Km, encompassing the Kuala Lumpur City Center (KLCC) in the north, Putrajaya and Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) in the south.
Multimedia Super Corridor MSC provides an infrastructure for companies to develop, distribute and use multimedia products and services. MSC would become the catalyst for Malaysia to become a developed nation by the year 2020.
Important Elements in MSC 1. The best physical infrastructure in the world. Example KLCC, Cyberjaya and KLIA. 2. Provides policy and regulations for intellectual property, digital signature, computer crime and electronic government.
Important Elements in MSC 3. Information infrastructure which has a capacity of 2.5 - 10 Gigabits/second using digital fiber optics. 4.Multimedia Development Corp. (MDC) as a one stop agency to manage and market MSC.
MSC Implementation Phases The MDC envisions a 20-year time-frame for the full implementation and execution of the MSC. There will be 3 phases of activity Phase I Make MSC a success by learning from Malaysian partners. Attract a core group of world-class companies. Launch seven Flagship Applications.
Phase II MDC envisages that during this period, it will link the MSC to other cybercities in Malaysia and the world. It will create a web of corridors and establish a second cluster of world-class companies. It will also set a global standards in flagship applications, champion cyberlaws, and establish globally- linked intelligent cities.
Phase III In this final phase, it is expected that Malaysia will be transformed into a knowledge-based society. MSC will become a global test bed for new multimedia and IT applications. MSC will have a cluster of intelligent cities linked to the global information super highway, and become the platform for the International Cybercourt of Justice.
Flagship Applications by 2000 Smart Schools Multi-Purpose Card R&D Cluster Electronic Government Telemedicine Borderless Marketing Worldwide Manufacturing Webs
Smart Schools Goals Encourage all-round development of the individual. Provide opportunities for the individual to develop his or her own strengths & abilities. Produce a thinking workforce that is also technologically literate.
Smart Schools Democratise education such that every child has equal access to learning. Increase the participation of all stakeholders such as parents, the community and the private sector, in the education process.
Multi-purpose Card (MPC) Vision MPC will improve the ease with which Malaysians conduct routine transactions with government and private companies.
Multi-purpose Card (MPC) Applications National ID - will be stored on chip Driving Licence Immigration Health Card Electronic Cash and other Financial Transactions
R&D Cluster Vision Create the first internationally- focused R&D cluster in Asia, driven by strong government commitment and guarantees. Core Elements Encouragement of corporate R&D. Creation of Multimedia University. Development of large-scale R&D pilot projects.
Electronic Government (EG) Vision EG sees the people in government, business and citizenry working together for the benefit of all Malaysians, The vision calls for both reinventing government and creating a collaborative environment that fosters the ongoing development of multimedia industry
Electronic Government (EG) Pilot Applications Licensing & Related Vehicle Services and Utility Payment. Electronic Procurement. Generic Office Environment. Human Resource Management Information System. Project Monitoring System.
Telemedicine Vision Malaysia is committed to creating a nation of healthy individuals, families, and communities, and enhancing the quality of life of all Malaysians.
Borderless Marketing Vision Create an environment in the MSC for companies to use multimedia technology to create and deliver marketing messages, customer services, and information products to their multicultural and multinational customers.
Borderless Marketing Focus Areas Telemarketing. Online Information Services. Electronic Commerce. Digital Broadcasting.
Worldwide Manufacturing Webs Vision Provide the optimal environment for manufacturing and manufacturing-service companies utilising multimedia technology to create and deliver value-added services and products to their customers around the globe.
MSC Status Companies Local and foreign companies can apply to MDC for MSC Status. MSC Status companies will enjoy the following benefits : Tax exemption up to 10 years OR Receive 100 % investment allowance tax AND other benefits supported by the Bill of Guarantees
MSC Status Companies Some of the pioneer MSC Status companies: MIMOS Berhad Telekom Malaysia Berhad Sun Microsystems Inc. Nippon Telephone & Telegraph
Bill of Guarantees 1. Provide a world-class physical and information infrastructure. 2. Allow unrestricted employment of knowledge workers. 3. Ensure freedom of company ownership.
Bill of Guarantees 4. Allow freedom of sourcing capital and borrowing funds globally 5. Provide competitive financial incentives 6. Ensure no Internet censorship
Bill of Guarantees 7. Become a regional leader in intellectual property protection and cyberlaws. 8. Tender key MSC infrastructure contracts to leading companies willing to use MSC as their regional hub
Bill of Guarantees 9. Provide globally competitive telecoms tariffs 10. Provide a high-powered implementation agency to act as an effective one-stop shop