Maxis Narrowband-IoT

Introducing Malaysia's first and best NB-IoT network.

Bringing the best in class IoT standard for your business

Maxis is proud to launch Malaysia’s first Narrowband-Internet of Things (NB-IoT) network. We are activating the NB-IoT network in specific areas of key IoT market centres, which include Cyberjaya, Penang, Kuching, Putrajaya, Johor Bahru, and KLCC. Maxis aims to launch more sites throughout Malaysia to deliver our market-proven technology to more Malaysian businesses looking to implement NB-IoT services in their operations to optimise costs and to boost their operational efficiency.

NB-IoT is one of the Low Power Area (LPWA) network technologies that is built with 5G-like capabilities. It is designed for Industrial-IoT applications that support mass scale deployments using cost-effective and low power consumption devices with the added benefit of strong outdoor and underground coverage. The technology can power up Big Data and in turn, use advanced data analytics that will give insights for cost savings, improved efficiency and new business opportunities.

How Maxis Narrowband-IoT can take your business to the next level

Secure and reliable

3GPP security with a dedicated network space ensures the safety of your network and data transmission.

Dedicated licensed network

Operates on a licensed spectrum to provide quality of service with future-proofed capabilities and avoids the risk of disruption to the signal that are on the same frequencies.

Trusted technology partner

Established player with market-proven track record that provides a secure connection to your IoT devices and ensures your IoT network performs at its best while also offering industry-specific solutions.

Stronger coverage

The increased signal penetration  allows your business to cover vast distances and deep within urban infrastructures, thus; it allows you to discover new avenues for your industrial-deployments.

Major use cases of Narrowband-IoT in different industries

Smart metering

NB-IoT offers improved penetration for utility companies to remotely read meters, even if the sensor is buried underground or in difficult to reach places.

This makes it possible to offer:

  • More accurate billing.
  • Simple, robust and energy-efficient transmission of meter readings.
  • The digitisation of business processes, new applications and business models.


Smart Agriculture

Palm oil plantations or other agricultural companies can use NB-IoT’s wider coverage to connect to sensors across the vast area of plantations.

This makes it possible to offer:

  • Vital plantation information such as soil and weather conditions, humidity levels, and other environmental changes.
  • Increased yield via precision farming enabled by crop data analytics.
  • Automation of work processes while improving resource utilisation and efficiency.

Read more about Maxis’s initiative on Smart Agriculture – Helping Plantations Boost Productivity by the GSM Association (GSMA) here.

Smart Cities

NB-IoT enables smart cities with the ability to manage millions of connected things in smart lighting, smart waste, smart transport, smart parking and smart building applications.

This makes it possible to offer:

  • Efficient energy and workforce management of street light operations.
  • The ability to remotely monitor environmental conditions such as temperature, humidity and pollution levels.
  • Smart City Big Data analytics with the availability of new data streams to generate actionable insights for city and municipal councils.

Introducing the Maxis IoT Innovation Lab

An advanced lab with access to a Narrowband-IoT network, allowing you to build, test, and certify your devices so that they may go to market quicker. The lab also leverages Maxis’ technical expertise to expedite the learning process, and offers an experiential showcase demonstrating various use cases of Narrowband-IoT. 

Whether you are a business owner or developer/solution provider, register your interest today to test and validate your applications at our advanced lab.


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