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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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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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KL Converge! 2015 will take place from 27-29th of August at KLCC

KL Converge! 2015 will take place from 27th to 29th of August at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC) and promises to be both exciting and informative. KL Converge is organised by the Malaysian Communication and Multimedia Commission (MCMC). The annual conference and exhibition (2nd installment this year) to demonstrate the “power of converged communications in advancing digital lifestyles” for ...

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Prepaid Reloads will continue to be sold with GST

Prepaid reloads will continue to be sold with the additional 6% Government Service Tax (GST) despite the Customs Department have said today that it could revert to pre-GST pricing starting May 2015. Since April 1st, the Telcos (Maxis, Celcom Axiata, Digi, U Mobile, Tune Talk, Altel & others) have started imposing a 6% GST on top of prepaid reloads. The Malaysian ...

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MCMC said Prepaid Reload subjected to GST, will assess implementation

The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) released a media statement today to clarify on the issue of prepaid reload pricing and the 6% Goods and Services Tax (GST). “I have been briefed by the celcos on this matter. From the beginning, communications services have not been included in the list of items which are exempted or zero-rated from GST, ...

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MCMC issued a total of RM1.01mil compound to Telcos

The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has issued 23 compounds totaling RM1.01 million to 4 Telcos and 2 MVNOs (Mobile Virtual Network Operators) on the issue of dropped calls and personal information of prepaid users leaked to 3rd parties. In a media statement, released in Bahasa Malaysia, made no mention about the time or period of the dropped call ...

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Dato’ Sri Dr. Halim Shafie appointed as Chairman of MCMC

Dato’ Sri Dr. Halim Shafie has been appointed the new Chairman of Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC). He is replacing Dato’ Mohamed Sharil Mohamed Tarmizi who’s contract ended on December 31. Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek made the announcement to Bernama on Sunday.

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MCMC Chairman contract ends, might be reappointed

Chairman of the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC), Dato’ Mohamed Sharil Mohamed Tarmizi’s contract has ended and not renewed for another term, according to a local news report. TheMalaysianInsider reported that the chairman’s two year contract ended on December 31 and sources say the Chief Executive of Services and Support Tengku Zaib Raja Ahmad is now the acting chairman ...

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MCMC investigates online flood rumours, looking for 4 Individuals

The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) is looking for 4 additional individuals to assist in its investigation on flood rumours that were spread online. To date, four individuals who were asked to come forward to assist with the investigations on the spreading of false news of the Manek Urai School Flood Shelter(Kelantan) have presented themselves at the MCMC office ...

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Maxis leads in dropped calls, DiGi fined the highest amount

Maxis, Malaysia’s leading communications service provider with an “unmatched customer experience” (as the company claims), recorded the highest dropped call rate of 8.16% in Pendang, Kedah according to the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC). MCMC which conducted the Extensive End-Point Service Availability Testing (EESAT) in Q3 (Jul-Sep 2013) nationwide revealed that DiGi came second and third with 8% and ...

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