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Think before even creating that SMS!!

Mobile phone users caught sending threats or obscene messages with pictures can be fined RM50,000 or jailed not more than one year, or both. Tamil Nesan highlighted the caution from Deputy Energy, Water and Communications Minister Datuk Shaziman Abu Mansor. The deputy minister, who was replying to a supplementary question from Senator Wan Ubaidah Omar in the Dewan Negara on ...

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MCMC on mission to solve Measat-3 Interference

An MCMC workforce has been set up to solve the issue on the interference of Measat-3‘s downlink transponder(frequencies ranging from 3.4Ghz to 4.2 Ghz) with the 3.5Ghz spectrum. Theedgedaily reported that the MCMC’s working group is expected to submit its recommendations by the end of the week. Four days ago, NasionCom has raised its concerned over the Government’s plan to ...

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MCMC acts on 11 mobile content services providers

Malaysian Communication and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has taken action against a total of 11 mobile content services providers for spamming and other regulatory violations. From the middle of last year to early this year, these companies have been slapped with a suspension of their short codes services and at least one has been fined for the violations. Consumers and industry ...

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Prepaid Registration: Dealers, Its your turn…

The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) will study registering mobile communications service dealers to ensure the registration of prepaid mobile users are carried out effectively. The recent success of registering 85% of prepaid mobile numbers, as directed by the Government last year, was commendable.

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Report SMS spam- MCMC

If you receive unsolicited spam SMS and get billed for it, report to the Malaysian Multimedia and Communication Commission, your telephone company and the content provider. MCMC corporate communications head Adelina Iskandar said the commission knew of cases where mobile phone users were charged for unsolicited spam SMS.

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MNP is here to stay!!

The inconvenience that comes with changing mobile phone numbers will soon be a thing of the past with the introduction of mobile number portability (MNP) scheduled for introduction as early as next year. With MNP, users can switch to any network provider and retain their phone numbers. In the past, it was the hassle of informing friends and contacts of ...

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Keng Yaik Lines Up Four Tasks To Scrutinise Telcos

Chinese New Year celebration or not, Energy, Water, and Communications Minister Datuk Seri Dr Lim Keng Yaik is still very much at work as he disclosed the four things the ministry will do to ensure better services for telecommunications consumers. Admitting that he is yet to be satisfied with the network coverage provided by the telecommunications companies (telcos), Lim said ...

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MCMC to set up RM20m fund for 3G content development

The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) will set up a mobile content development fund, believed to be around RM20 million, next year to drive 3G usage in the country. MCMC’s head of corporate communications, Adelina Iskandar, said the regulatory body intended to set up the initiative to spur the growth of content development that was more relevant to users. ...

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No Extension For Registration Exercise: Dr Lim

There will be no extension for the prepaid registration exercise which ends Friday, said Minister of Energy, Water and Communication, Datuk Seri Dr Lim Keng Yaik. Dr Lim said by the deadline, 90 percent of total prepaid users had registered.

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Unregistered prepaid lines risk termination

This coming Saturday, all unregistered cell phone numbers will either be suspended or terminated. The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) said there would be no extension for the registration after its deadline on Friday and the MCMC would carry out an audit at the three major provider companies – DiGi, Celcom and Maxis – to see this was done.

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