News & Reviews: MCMC
Apr 17, 2019
Did you know that the Communications and Multimedia Act (AKM) 1998 was launched 20 years ago? Its purpose was to make Malaysia the centre and focus point of the world for services, communications, information and multimedia content, which are regulated by the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC). Is this going to be a fun fact type of post? Yup, so sit back and read some fun facts of how MCMC shaped the digital landscape.
Apr 15, 2019
While it's a known fact that we are surrounded by various radioactive wavelengths, Professor Dr. Tharek Abd Rahman, a member of the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC), would like to remind people that there's no need to worry about 5G technology affecting our health and well being as there are no conclusive research results that it's harmful.
Mar 17, 2019
Counter-Terrorism Division principal assistant director, Datuk Ayob Khan Mydin Pitchay recently commented that while the police can take stern action, MCMC must take action first, indicating that MCMC may be asked to control war-based games here in Malaysia. Seemingly related to the recent Christchurch Mosque Massacre, there have until now been no New Zealand statements officially making a link between gaming and the terrorists who gunned down 49 praying people last Friday.
Mar 15, 2019
Today, MCMC (Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Comission) has released a statement notifying the public not to share any videos related to the Christchurch Mosque massacres which have just happened in New Zealand, in the afternoon earlier today. They have also noted that the sharing of the video is considered an offence under Section 233 of the Communications and Multimedia Act 1998, so you could be prosecuted if found guilty.
Mar 07, 2019
In this short announcement by the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC), Malaysia has climbed to the 28th spot in terms of Internet speed. We know that there's still a lot of work to be done, but it's quite an improvement compared to 2017 when Malaysia was ranked 56th.
RM2.32 Million compound amount issued to Malaysian Telcos for offenses of Fake Registration, Lower Quality Services and more!Mar 02, 2019
As we slowly but surely make our way into 5G and 2019, MCMC (Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission) recently came out with a report about the RM2.32 million compound amount of 63 various offences made by telcos in Malaysia up to February 2019. The various offences include failure to comply with Mandatory Standard of Quality of Service (MSQoS) in network and customer services, fake registrations, removal of competitors’ promotional material, failure to deal reasonably with consumers and adequately address consumer complaints and other provisions in the Communications & Multimedia Act 1998 along with failure to handle mobile number portability requests by consumers.
Jan 29, 2019
The Malaysian government will wait on the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission's report, before allowing Huawei to build their 5G infrastructure in Malaysia. Based on TheStar.com.my, the delay is due to various security concerns involving Huawei globally, including allegations of cyberspying, international scandals and so on. Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo wants to play it safe, to ensure that the system is secure before rolling out.
Apr 04, 2018
UniFi has started to offer a no contract UniFi Wireless Broadband plan in Malaysia priced at RM79 (excluding GST) for 60GB of data very recently, giving you the freedom to terminate the plan at any moment without any consequences. The plan also allows the customer to share the bandwidth with up to 64 devices simultaneously.
Sep 28, 2017
Today, Huawei Malaysia and MCMC have officially announced their collaboration together and launched a Digital Program showcasing a sandbox of digital service such as mobile cashless services at Kolej Vokasional Gombak (KVG). With this in mind, student of KVG to learn how to purchase food and retail items from the school cooperative and retail management outlet.
Oct 04, 2016
If your calls and data service with your telco is spotty these days – don’t be too alarmed. It is mainly due to the current exercise of spectrum re-allocation between the major telecommunications companies in Malaysia. The telcos involved are Maxis, Celcom and Digi.