News & Reviews: fine
Oct 21, 2021
Late last year, PDRM looked into banning e-scooters from the roads in Malaysia. While it's not a full ban of e-scooters, the authorities confirmed that you can only use them in gazetted areas. Of course, some stubborn users refuse to comply, and the government is ready to start taking legal action.
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.
Mar 12, 2021
Today, the Malaysia Government is imposing a new rule to tackle fake news. Starting today onwards under the Emergency Ordinance (No. 2) 2021, any individual or party who publish or broadcast fake news about any related COVID-19 and State of Emergency matters will be fined up to RM100,000.
Jan 12, 2021
MCO 2.0 will begin tomorrow (13 January) in Malaysia and with that, the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) would like to once again remind everyone on checking facts instead of sending fake news around, as well as behaving nicely when posting comments online. In fact, MCMC will punish anyone who shares any fake news or threatening social posts online with a hefty fine.
Jan 09, 2021
MCMC has recently posted a tweet on their Twitter account, stating that individuals who use unregistered and non-standard Cellular Booster and Repeater (CBR) will be fined up to RM500000 or imprisonment of no more than 5 years. This is because the usage of a non-standard CBR device lead to an increase in cellular disruption causing many users within the vicinity to lose reception.
Dec 09, 2020
Today, the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) just issued a total fine of up to RM750,000 on five local telcos. The reason being is because of their prepaid SIM cards registration was not done properly without any verification on users information.
U Mobile, Celcom, Maxis and others got fined by MCMC for fake prepaid SIM card registration, totaling up to RM700,000Oct 06, 2020
Today, we saw an interesting tweet from the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) about fake prepaid SIM card registration. Apparently, these fake prepaid SIM cards came from U Mobile, Celcom, Tune Talk, Maxis, YTL Communications and Tone Plus without verifying user information.
Mar 03, 2020
Nowadays, people would normally get a new smartphone after one or two years, as the smartphone industry is ever-changing at a really fast pace. With that being said, consumers are willing to whip their money out to get a piece of new technology just to follow the trend. However, there are also certain users who will never change their smartphones until they are shattered into broken pieces. Recently, Apple, a tech giant, has admitted that they are slowing older models of iPhone, after the company was being sued by the affected users.