After first announcing an auction for spectrum, the Malaysian Government did a U-turn and allocated spectrum anyway, saying it would impose yet-to-be-named upfront fees. Stymied? So’s the industry.
The Malaysian Government’s VC arm Mavcap may see its allocation for investments reduced by as much as half, said its CEO.
The Communication & Multimedia Consumer Forum of Malaysia has prepared an FAQ on the Malaysian Government’s announcement that prepaid users are entitled to rebates on the GST.
MaGIC CEO Cheryl Yeoh is leaving, and the Malaysian Government has engaged a head-hunting agency to find a replacement.
NEC has rolled out its transportation solutions in Malaysia, as part of its public safety offerings, saying it can make the lives of both commuters and operators easier.
By arbitrarily limiting upload speeds, TM is inadvertently hurting our national aspiration of becoming active content creators and turning us into a nation of passive consumers instead, writes Dr Shawn Tan.
The ‘Malaysia Commercialisation Year’ declared for 2016 catches DNA founder Karamjit Singh’s attention, who admits he did not pay much attention to it when 2014 was similarly declared a ‘Commercialisation Year.’
While many industry players were largely enthusiastic about the national Budget 2016 that Malaysian Prime Minister and Finance Minister Najib Razak tabled in Parliament on Oct 23, some concerns remained.
Recognising that the majority of Malaysian mobile phone users, especially youth, are on prepaid accounts, the Government will be providing rebates on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) for prepaid cards, Finance Minister Najib Razak said while tabling the national Budget 2016 in Parliament.
With Budget 2016 to be tabled on Oct 23, the National ICT Association of Malaysia (Pikom) is making the following recommendations to the Malaysian Government: