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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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