News & Reviews: MCMC
Nov 03, 2021
In case you missed it, the Malaysian government recently announced Budget 2022 last Friday (29th October). In line with the government's initiative to help Malaysian families access technologies, the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) will assist in coordinating the Malaysian Family Student Device Package that was announced.
Oct 14, 2021
In this short announcement, the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) just posted a new plan called "Pakej Remaja Keluarga Malaysia". It works similarly to the free 1GB daily giveaway but mostly for teenagers who are still studying.
Aug 30, 2021
Some of you who use Twitter may already know but for those who don't - there will be a special Twitter emoji appearing in celebration of Merdeka. So just a friendly reminder, the special Twitter emoji which you can see from the cover image will only happen between 31 August to 16 September 2021.
Jul 16, 2021
Today, the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has issued a total of 64 compounds worth RM3.2 million in the second quarter of 2021 to four telcos. Like before, Maxis, U Mobile, Digi and XOX Com got fined due to failure to comply with the numbering plan and electronic addressing as well as non -compliance with the Prepaid Guidelines for end-user registration.
Local telcos are not on the same page with MCMC's Mandatory Standards for the Quality of Wireless Broadband ServiceJul 08, 2021
Back in April 2021, the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has proposed a new Mandatory Standards for the Quality of Wireless Broadband Service (MSQoS). This initiative is scheduled to begin in August 2021 but it has been met with disagreements by our local telcos.
Jul 06, 2021
Remember that the Malaysia Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC)'s Twitter page got frozen? That was way back in January and now after six months, the MCMC has set up a new Twitter account called @MCMC_Rasmi.
May 24, 2021
To fight privacy, the Intellectual Property High Court in Kuala Lumpur declared that the sale, offer for sale, distribution and/or supply of TV Boxes or illicit streaming devices (“ISDs”) that can provide unauthorised access to copyrighted works, is considered as copyright infringement under the Copyright Act 1987. With that said, suppliers and sellers that provide TV boxes with illegal access to content protected by their copyright work owners are punishable by law.
May 21, 2021
Just a few hours ago, the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) just issued a new statement to remind our local telco operators about advertising the confusing data promotion and unlimited internet packages. The group have already taken action and will address the problem in order to protect the interest of consumers.
All local telecommunication companies will provide free network calling in conjunction with Hari Raya AidilfitriMay 12, 2021
Today, the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) just posted an announcement that Malaysians would be able to have a free call during the Hari Raya Aidilfitri holidays. In this short announcement, all the local telcos are in agreement that the free calls will start from 10 PM today (12 May 2021) until 10 AM (13 May 2021).
Digi confirms that B40 users get free 1GB data till 31 July 2021, 1-time RM5 rebate for all customersMay 01, 2021
As you may know, the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has announced that Malaysians will continue to get free data daily. Digi has confirmed that all its customers will get 1GB of data daily till 31 July 2021.