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CFM received 7,326 Telco complaints in 2015, 97% resolved


Consumer Forum of Malaysia (CFM) received a total of 7,326 complaints was received from January 2015 to December 2015 from all over Malaysia.

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Spectrum in the 900MHz & 1800MHz bands will be reallocated by August 2016- MCMC


MCMC: Spectrum in the 900Mhz & 1800Mhz bands will be reallocated among Maxis, Celcom, Digi & U Mobile by August 2016 for full implementation by 1 July 2017.

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Telenor Research: Telco Trends for 2016


Telenor Research published the key global Telco trends identified for 2016.

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New 802.11ah Wi-Fi HaLow standard released for Internet of Things (IoT) devices


The Wi-Fi Alliance has released version 802.11ah of its Wi-Fi standard, nicknamed HaLow. Wi-Fi HaLow is designed for Internet of Things (IoT).

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Prepaid GST rebates starting 2016, Prepaid Reload pricing back to normal


Prepaid GST rebates will be given to Malaysians starting 2016, prepaid reload pricing to be sold at normal price.

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MCMC: Telcos fined RM2.29 million this year for false registration of prepaid SIM cards


MCMC has issued compounds amounting to RM2.29 million this year to Telcos for the offense of false registration of prepaid SIM cards.

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CFM: Mobile communication tips during flood in Malaysia


The Communications and Multimedia Consumer Forum of Malaysia (CFM) is sharing some tips for mobile users on how to face the flood situation.

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Poor Service & Coverage among top complaints as of September 2015 -Consumer Forum Malaysia (CFM)


The Communications and Multimedia Consumer Forum of Malaysia (CFM) revealed that it received a total of 5,233 complaints from consumers as of September 2015. CFM was established and designated by the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) in 2001. It is a platform for the industry and the consumers/public to make “coherent and constructive contributions to service improvements and policy ...

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Budget 2016: PIKOM wish list for ICT Sector


In view of the upcoming Budget 2016, which is to be tabled on the 23rd October 2015 – the National ICT Association of Malaysia (PIKOM) proposes the following recommendations to the Malaysian government for inclusion in the budgetary plans for the coming year. Budget 2015: PIKOM Wish List for ICT Sector:

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IDC: Samsung still the Smartphone & Tablet market leader in Malaysia

Source: IDC Asia/Pacific Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, 2015 Q2

Samsung smartphones and Samsung made tablets are still the preferred choice of most Malaysian according to market research firm International Data Corporation (IDC). Data from the IDC Asia/Pacific Quarterly Mobile Phone and Tablet Trackers reveals that a total of 4.8 million units of smartphones and 0.9 million units of tablets were shipped in 2015H1 (first half of 2015) in Malaysia.

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