News & Reviews: Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission
MCMC will conduct an online survey to Malaysians on WhatsApp soon, here's everything you need to knowLast Updated: Jun 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.
Gerak Malaysia app now updated with clearer Interstate Travel requirements and details in its latest FAQsLast Updated: May 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.
Last Updated: 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.
Last Updated: Apr 10, 2020
While fake news is not something new, but it has apparently become a national problem when the World Health Organization (WHO) have to step in. In fact, WHO even describe "fake news about COVID-19 is as dangerous as the virus itself".
Last Updated: Mar 31, 2020
Today, the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) just released an official statement on some new fake news that have been circulating around. In this short announcement, somebody has apparently been forwarding fake news about people being fined for stepping outside of their houses. This is of course, ridiculous to begin with and there's more.
Last Updated: Mar 30, 2020
Just last Wednesday, our Prime Minister Muhyiddin officially extended the Movement Control Order (MCO) for everyone's benefit in hopes to minimize the COVID-19 spread. During his second live telecast last Friday, he also mentioned that Malaysians will be receiving their 1GB free Internet data starting from 1 April, but didn't say how. Thankfully, the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) released an official statement about this a few hours ago so here's the full breakdown.
Last Updated: Mar 05, 2020
In this short news, it has been announced that The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) Headquarters and their old building will be closed for two days starting today (5 March). Just for your information, it doesn't mean that one of them have been contacted with the COVID-19 virus but rather as a step to focus on the safety and health of their employees.
Last Updated: Feb 20, 2020
A report yesterday recently revealed that 50 telecommunications towers will be built in Sabah starting from this year. Quoting Roslan Mohamad, Head of the Sabah State Office for the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission, the report says that each of the communications towers are estimated to cost RM1.7 to RM1.8 million with total costs coming to RM290 million. They are expected to help support 5G telecommunications and improve 4G coverage.
Last Updated: Nov 26, 2019
In every family group chat ever, you will always have that one relative that loves sending spam or forwarded messages in the group. But sometimes, you will also get unwanted spam messages from strangers just right after getting a new SIM number. If only there was a law that prohibits this behaviour...except that there is. As recently issued by the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC), you could actually get fined or land yourself in jail for spamming!
Last Updated: Jul 03, 2019
Just yesterday, the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has initiated a Call for Collaboration and invited Network Facility Provider (NFP) and Network Service Provider (NSP) license holders to submit proposals for the 5G Demonstration Projects. The purpose of this collaboration is to test and deploy proposed 5G use cases in harnessing the growth of the 5G ecosystem in Malaysia.