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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
US tech giant AT&T and industry regulator the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) have announced their third annual Malaysia Developers’ Day hackathon will be held from Aug 27-28.
The news that the Malaysian Government uses spyware developed by a Milan-based company called Hacking Team has got an Internet rights organisation calling for an independent probe, while a lawyer pointed out that such use on citizens is unconstitutional.
Ricoh (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd said it has completed its acquisition of Nassion Systems (M) Sdn Bhd, an ICT managed services and telecommunications solutions provider. Financial terms were not disclosed.
DNA's Telco Deep Dive 2015 comes to a close with a wrap-up by Karamjit Singh.