MCMC has issued fines in total of RM920,000 to Celcom, Maxis, Merchantrade, UMobile & Tune Talk, for breaching their licence conditions, specifically for failing to ensure proper registration of accurate user information for prepaid accounts. Full media statement from MCMC below.
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Three mobile operators in the country have been served with compounds totaling RM190,000-00 for breaching their licence conditions, notably on complaints from the public concerning dropped calls, Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) said in a media statement today. DiGi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd was served four separate compounds totaling RM100,000-00, Celcom Axiata received RM60,000-00 for three [...]
In a press statement early this month, the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) said that it has served compounds to 12 companies for breaching their license conditions. The total amount of compound is RM260,000-00. MCMC said that failure to comply with the Mandatory Standards for Mobile Content Services (MCS) is a breach of the [...]
The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) backed down yesterday, partially at least, after the public and political parties such as UMNO Youth, MCA and the opposition parties disagreed with the RM500 price cap for the RM200 3G smartphone rebate. In the latest media report, the Minister of Communication said that the Malaysia Government has [...]
In Budget 2013 last September, the Malaysia Government announced that a RM200 one-off rebate for a 3G smartphone will be given to eligible. Some RM300 million tax payers money were allocated for this. Many people got excited about the announcement until the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) further revealed the term & condition of [...]
DiGi appears to have the highest drop call rate in the Kuala Lumpur area and Klang Valley highways according to a drive test report released by the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission(MCMC). MCMC tested all the key Telcos in the first half of 2012 including Maxis, Celcom and DiGi. It is unknown why U Mobile [...]
In a recent report on The Star, deputy news editor BK. Sidhu wrote that the Malaysian Communications & Multimedia Commission (MCMC) will act against telcos failing to improve services, quoting anonymous sources close to MCMC. Some quotes from that article:
China Telecommunications Corporation and China Comservice launched their first branch here in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. China Telecommunications Corporation (CT) is the world’s largest wireline telecommunications and broadband services provider as well as the world’s largest CDMA mobile operator. China Comservice Corporation Limited (CCS) is a leading company in providing integrated services for telecommunications, media and [...]
The Malaysian mobile industry came together in celebration at the prestigious GoMobile Awards Night last Thursday(10-May-2012). Kashminder Singh, co-organiser of GoMobile 2012 said that the awards have become the premier mobile awards in Malaysia. “The GoMobile Awards is an event that the Malaysian mobile industry can truly call its own,” adding, “We are especially delighted [...]
The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) and telecommunication companies (Telcos) have been asked to find a way to tackle SMS spamming. Information, Communications and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Dr Rais Yatim said the two parties were given two months to find the best solution besides taking legal action.
Celcom Axiata has issued a statement a couple minutes ago regarding the prepaid tax implementation in Malaysia. In September 2011, the implementation of prepaid tax was deferred to a later date as the mobile operators(Celcom, Maxis, DiGi & U Mobile) continues to discuss the matter with the Government. Yesterday Bernama reported that the prepaid tax [...]
The GSMA Global Mobile Awards 2012 awards presentation took place at the Mobile World Congress last night to recognize innovation, leadership, the best products among others in the mobile space. The selection of winners involved more than 170 globally based judges from across the world, including many of the world’s leading journalists, analysts, academics and [...]
Mobile Monday Malaysia is back after being quiet for some time. It signed a digital Memorandum of Understanding(MoU) with GTower yesterday. Via the MoU, GTower will be the official venue host for Mobile Monday Malaysia’s monthly events at GTower’s award winning rooftop bar, VIEW. Founded in Helsinki, Finland, MobileMonday (MoMo) is a networking event for [...]
Below are the latest statistic on the status of GSM, 3G/HSPA/HSPA+ and LTE mobile networks, devices availability and subscriptions growth worldwide. 561 GSM/EDGE network commitments in 198 countries; 545 networks launched in 198 countries (GSA survey: April 8, 2011) 100% of WCDMA operators worldwide have also deployed HSPA 410 HSPA operators commercially launched in 162 countries [...]
Asia-Pacific (AP) mobile connections will reach 4.2 billion in 2016, a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.4 per cent over the next five years, according to Ovum. The Ovum report claims that mobile data revenues in Asia-Pacific will hit US$145 billion in 2006 while voice revenues are expected to decline from 2014. Emeka Obiodu, Ovum [...]