MCMC

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.
Service providers lax on complaints, CFM wants review
CFM has filed a review of the General Consumer Code of Practice for the Communications and Multimedia Industry Malaysia (GCC) with industry regulator MCMC in a bid increase service provider efficiency and improve customer satisfaction.
Budget 2016: Industry largely rah-rah, some concerns remain
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.
Budget 2016: Startup goodies, MaGIC boost, ho-hum broadband
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.
Pikom: Malaysians do NOT prefer slower broadband
The National ICT Association of Malaysia (Pikom) became just the latest to question a minister’s assertion that Malaysians ‘prefer’ slower broadband speeds, arguing that whatever government officials may say, the country's broadband infrastructure plays an integral role in attracting foreign investments.
Grave concern over tinderbox that is new media
Industry regulator MCMC said it is deeply concerned over how misinformation in the new media landscape could cause political and economic instability, and wants online news portals to be both cautious in its reporting and to educate the public, writes Karamjit Singh.
What Malaysia bought from spyware maker Hacking Team
The Hacking Team leaked emails should concern every Malaysian citizen: They show not only possibly illegal actions by certain of our government agencies, but also a scary degree of incompetence, writes Keith Rozario.
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