MCMC

Digital terrestrial TV tender: So what’s up, really?
Some doubt Puncak Semangat’s Digital TV win is a lucrative deal Sceptical telco players think it is a play for the 700MHz spectrum
Syed Mokhtar company wins digital terrestrial TV tender
In yet another major win for politically-linked tycoon Syed Mokhtar al-Bukhary, his company Puncak Semangat will now own and control the infrastructure by which Malaysians will be watching their favourite digital TV programmes.
Typhoon Haiyan: MCMC and telcos set up fund, donate via SMS
The MCMC and telcos in Malaysia have set up a Communications and Multimedia Humanitarian Fund to help victims of the recent typhoon that swept across the Philippines.
Just Mobile's Wong makes a pivot to fantasy sports
Guided by belief the Asian market will follow US Seeking RM3mil to accelerate market presence Article ammended to correct some errors
Malaysian seaweed farmer wins ITU-MCMC ‘Digital Icon Award’
Kabilah Hassan, a seaweed farmer from Kunak, Sabah has been awarded the ‘Transformational Power of Broadband Digital Icon Award 2013’ by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC).
The day Malaysia painted a bull’s eye on itself
While the systems at a major telco had just been breached, a minister expresses his confidence that Malaysia is savvy enough to fend off cyber-attacks and essentially issues a challenge to hackers, writes A. Asohan.
Bread & Kaya: Sharing images of crime victims
The MCMC made reference to the CCTV recording of the deadly shooting of Ambank officer Norazita Abu Talib when it said that the dissemination of gruesome recording and images was an offence under sections of the CMA, which is stretching the applicability of these laws too far, writes Foong Cheng Leong.
When the media, including DNA, let down readers
The DNS attacks in July and October were inaccurately reported by some media outlets as the victim websites themselves having been hacked; such misinformation only emboldens hacker groups into targeting easier prey for better publicity, writes A. Asohan.
Korea’s SK Telecom opens community broadband centre in Sabah
Korean telecommunications giant SK Telecom has established a Community Broadband Centre (SK CBC) in Kuala Tomani, Sabah, as a step towards bridging the digital divide between urban and rural folk.
Telenor’s Asia CEO Brekke on OTT and spectrum re-farming
Armed with the lessons from telcos in the west, Telenor’s Asia executive vice president Sigve Brekke feels that telcos in Asia have the upper hand when the likes of Facebook and Google come knocking.
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