Edwin Yapp looks at Malaysia’s recent spectrum reallocation and ponders what it means to consumers, while laying out challenges for operators.
Some agents and dealers are using consumers’ personal information to register fake accounts for sale to their other customers, CFM warned.
New, complex cases emerged in our courts, and Parliament enacted new laws to combat ‘negativities’ created by social media.
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.
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.
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 has launched its Wanita Era Digital programme to “bring the power of the Internet” to more Malaysian women.
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.
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.
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.