News & Reviews: MCMC
Sep 04, 2020
As we still have a long way to go to 5G connectivity, Deputy Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Zahidi Zainul Abidin just recently announced that the government is preparing at least 500 new communication towers across the nation to strengthen 4G connectivity instead. He also said that this initiative is to provide wider and better quality coverage.
Jul 23, 2020
Based on a statement by malaymail.com, it seems that Lembah Pantai MP Fahmi Fadzil wants Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah to further clarify on his recent statement on individuals requiring a license in order to produce or post any form of video content. This is due to the fact that the aforementioned statement was very vague and did not go into specifics on whether it applies to regular social media users who regularly post videos.
Minister of MCMC announced that all film agencies and even social media groups must apply for license before filmingJul 23, 2020
Today, the Minister of Communications and Multimedia, Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah announced in regards to film productions, the official media agencies or indie media groups must apply for a license in Malaysia before shooting. While many are speculating that this is to prevent the previous Al-Jazeera controversy, this can also be seen to be in line with the SOPs regulations, as well as under the National Film Development Corporation (Finas) Act since we are in the midst of recovering from the pandemic.
Jul 01, 2020
Starting 1 April 2020, Malaysian telcos began to provide users with 1GB of data daily. Although that free data could be used for anything at the time, it only applied from 8 AM to 6 PM each day. Now, the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has announced that the free 1GB will apply for the entire day.
MCMC will conduct an online survey to Malaysians on WhatsApp soon, here's everything you need to knowJun 03, 2020
Yesterday, the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) announced on their Twitter account that they will start surveying Malaysians soon starting on 5 June until 31 December 2020. The survey is said to be random appearing on WhatsApp and it is regarding the usage of mobile phones, e-commerce and consumer satisfaction rate on mobile broadband and mobile services.
May 31, 2020
With the shift towards conditional movement control order (CMCO), most of us have more chances to get out of the house again. But many have picked up the habit of watching more digital content and would appreciate having more platforms to watch. If you haven't, then now may be a good time to sign up for myFreeview decoder as it is the last day to get it.
Gerak Malaysia app now updated with clearer Interstate Travel requirements and details in its latest FAQsMay 05, 2020
As we enter the newly announced Condition Movement Control Order (CMCO) period, it is essential that all Malaysians must already know about the Gerak Malaysia app. Since we are still partially under lockdown, Malaysians must make use of the app in order to move across the state. In line with this, the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) have released the latest FAQs for everyone.
Apr 23, 2020
Back in March, we reported that the Malaysia Armed Forces planned to use flying drones to assist in patrolling the streets during this MCO period. Looks like they really mean it and starting today, the drones will be deployed as aerial surveillance to monitor the naughty boys and girls who disobey the law.
Those who wants to travel back to their urban homes can now register through online or at nearby police stations!Apr 23, 2020
Ever since the beginning of the movement control order (MCO), Malaysians have been traveled back to their hometown to be with their families. Senior Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob announced for those who are still at their hometowns that want to travel back to urban areas can start registering online and wait for approvals.
Apr 17, 2020
The Malaysian Communication and Multimedia Commission(MCMC) is now testing a beta app called Gerak Malaysia that can identify every person that may have contacted with an Covid-19 Infectee by using location tracking. This will aid the Ministry of Health (MOH) in contact tracing.