The Malaysian Communication and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has issued a stern warning to cellular companies that are providing 3G services on lower-than-agreed bandwidth, causing a deterioration in the quality of 3G services. Most of the 3G players are using the 900 megahertz (MHz) and 1,800MHz frequency bands to roll out 3G services instead of the […]
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GoMobile Expo, Digital Lifestyle Expo & PC Fair are expected to take place this coming weekend(Friday-Sunday), 23-25 August 2013 at the KL Convention Centre(KLCC). At the same time, the exposition will see Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) showcasing a series of technologies on digital lifestyle for the first time under its Digital Lifestyle Malaysia […]
Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) announced the launch of the 3rd MSC Malaysia ICON programme last week, dubbed ICON3 which will focus on enterprise applications. ICON3 will provide industrial training to nurture ICON graduates, with a focus on advanced skills, including back-end server integration as well as utilising cloud computing for the usage and development of […]
The National ICT Association of Malaysia, PIKOM and CommTechAsia, the organiser of GoMobile will jointly organise the largest ICT event in the country featuring the Digital Lifestyle Expo (DLE), GoMobile Expo and PC Fair. All three event will concurrently take place at the KL Convention Centre from 23 to 25 August 2013 showcasing a complete […]
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.
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 […]