@Mountford D et al
They might even build it here. The UMNO Government will give them plenty of direct and indirect subsidies, on the (obviously unstated) condition that goodly chunks of the cash float back into the pockets of certain well-connected VVIPs. It'll get a mention in the next Five-Year Plan (oops, "Malaysia Plan"), lots of hoopla, and, being Malaysia, will take them eight years to build the DC. (Anybody taken a look at Plaza Rakyat in KL lately?)
It will eventually come online and meet the contractually-stated minimum initial levels of service. Then GOOG will learn the One Unshakeable Truth of doing high-tech business in Malaysia: there are perhaps as many as eight people in the country competent to manage operations and maintenance; six of those are expats, and the other two lived in the UK for 20 years. Everything else gets run into the ground.
True story: A friend of mine visited me in KL who had just retired from working for the Seattle Monorail. He was interested in seeing the then brand- new (running since 2003; this was in early 2006) system. Afterwards, he made the comment that in his opinion (as in mine), the monorail built for the 1962 Seattle World's Fair, still in operation, though much shorter and simpler, was far better maintained. He was particularly appalled by the dual-rail to single-rail switch at each end - an obvious single point of failure that would shut the entire system down if/when it failed.
Given the difficulties and political/racial complexities of foreign companies doing business in Malaysia, the near-complete lack of competent infrastructure, the difficulties in finding and retaining qualified local people as well as keeping any expats happy over the long term, I think it's going to be a real challenge for UMNO to get Google in and have them willingly stay. I second AC@Gerhard's sentiment that TMNet - the Government-linked monopoly ISP "sucks" (with a 3 femtopascal pressure), and it serves UMNO and Government interests to keep it that way. Given that the last newspaper that was regularly critical of the Government has just been taken over by a very Government-friendly tycoon, I wouldn't look for "citizens' improved access to information from/about the world" to be in the real priorities that actually move forward anytime this millennium.
"Cemerlang, Gemilang, Terbilang" (Excellence, Glory and Distinction) indeed. No longer any mention of "Temberan" (Democracy) to be heard.