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Three things we’ve learnt from Malaysia’s spectrum reallocation
Edwin Yapp looks at Malaysia’s recent spectrum reallocation and ponders what it means to consumers, while laying out challenges for operators.  
False registration of SIM cards on the rise, CFM warns
Some agents and dealers are using consumers’ personal information to register fake accounts for sale to their other customers, CFM warned.
Bread & Kaya: Malaysian cyberlaw updates in 2015
New, complex cases emerged in our courts, and Parliament enacted new laws to combat ‘negativities’ created by social media.  
Censorship in Malaysia: Expect the walls to close in further
Malaysians should be very concerned with the increased cases of Internet censorship by the Government in recent months, signalling worse days ahead for freedom of expression and information in the country, CIJ warns.
Week in Review: Malaysia’s spectrum refarming
News of Malaysia’s spectrum refarming exercise will likely dominate for months to come, predicts Karamjit Singh, while cautioning readers to not drink too much Kool Aid when it comes to startup funding.  
Malaysian telcos in the dark as govt reallocates spectrum
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.
Digi programme to digitally-empower more women
Digi has launched its Wanita Era Digital programme to “bring the power of the Internet” to more Malaysian women.
Spurned by Medium, MCMC strikes back, users suffer
Blog-publishing Medium has been blocked in Malaysia, a sign that the country is not quite ready for the bigger world out there, writes A. Asohan.
Malaysia’s 4G pissing war and why it doesn’t matter
The 4G war between Maxis and Digi is at an all-time-high, but Edwin Yapp isn’t impressed with it as he believes it’s mostly rhetoric, and largely pointless to customers.
Spam SMS on the rise in Malaysia, CFM steps in
There has been a “notable increase” in the number of complaints over unsolicited or spam SMSes in Malaysia year-on-year, leading the Communications and Multimedia Consumer Forum of Malaysia (CFM) to saying that it will stepping up efforts in this area.
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