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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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:
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 […]
AsiaSpace says that it will launch LTE in Malaysia within the next 12-months. The company will partner with Huawei Technologies Malaysia to commercially launch the TTD-LTE 2.3 GHz spectrum services in the country. AsiaSpace from WiMAX to LTE AsiaSpace launched its WiMAX service with limited coverage in August 2008. However after operating for less than […]
The Cabinet Committee on supply and food prices will discuss the 6% service tax for prepaid users when it meets in a few days. “We do not want to burden the people,” said Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin when asked what signal the Government was giving by intervening in the issue involving the […]
Poor mobile coverage? Drop calls? Broadband speed did not meet your expectation as promised? Consumers usually make their complaint to the service provider when these issue are met but in most cases it never gets resolved especially when it comes to broadband speeds and coverage. In 2009, the Consumer Forum Malaysia (CFM) received 1,324 complaints […]
The next time someone calls you and tries to sell you a product, offer free medical test or a cheaper loan facility, just ask one pertinent question: Where did he or she get your personal details? Prod if you need that information. The source is key and if it is without your consent then that […]
Mobile operators in this country pays hundred of millions in service tax according to Dato’ Joseph Salang Gandum, Deputy Minister of Communications Malaysia. Yesterday the mobile operators met with SKMM to discuss about the prepaid service tax in Malaysia as the operators have been absorbing the cost all these while. In response to that, the […]