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Death of hit-and-run victim searching for internet coverage gets minister’s attention

SIBU: The death of a 17-year-old female student who was a victim of a hit-and-run while searching for internet coverage in Julau last Monday has caught the attention of the Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah. In a statement,...

MYIX, Pikom express concern over unresolved cabotage policy

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Internet Exchange (MyIX) together with the National Tech Association of Malaysia (Pikom) have expressed their deep concern over the unresolved submarine cable cabotage issue despite the assurance from the government in April 2021. In a joint statement...

The lowdown on 4G cellular communications

THE term 4G is a loose term for the fourth generation of cellular communications, offering speeds that are about 10 times faster than they are on current third-generation, or 3G, networks. Its higher data speeds could make smartphones much more...

Telcos told to improve coverage after student hurt in search for better reception

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has ordered telecommunication companies to optimise nearby transmission towers to ensure better Internet coverage around Kampung Baru Batu Tiga, Perak by next month. The MCMC announced in a statement today that...

Cabotage exemption reinstatement will hasten Malaysia’s vision to be tech-driven nation

KUALA LUMPUR: The reinstatement of cabotage policy exemption for submarine cable repair vessels will accelerate Malaysia’s progression towards becoming a digitally-enabled and technology-driven high-income nation by 2030, said the American Malaysian Chamber of Commerce (Amcham). Chief executive officer Siobhan Das...

PM wants MOE to expedite national education digitalisation programme

MUAR: Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin wants the Education Ministry (MOE) to expedite the national education digitalisation programme to enable more students to have access to high quality education. He said the Covid-19 pandemic which hit the country since...

RM300 Pemerkasa subsidy for households to buy smartphones

KUALA LUMPUR: To reduce the digital gap, the government has enhanced by RM300 the subsidy for buying smart phones for B40 households with school-going children under the Prihatin Network Programme, said Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin. The prime minister said the...

MCMC to provide satellite broadband services at 839 locations

KUALA LUMPUR: The Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) is inviting qualified and interested licensees to carry out installation work and provide satellite broadband services in 839 locations in the country. In a statement today, the locations are in Johor, Kelantan,...

cHeart application for public to seek medical advice, consultation online

KUANTAN: The Ministry of Communications and Multimedia has launched an e-medical application named cHEART under its Community Internet Centres (PIK) to enable the public to seek medical advice or schedule follow-up consultations online. Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah said the application...

Digi launches upgraded postpaid plan

KUALA LUMPUR: Digi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd has unveiled an upgraded Digi Postpaid plan to help more Malaysians bounce back to recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic. Chief marketing officer Praveen Rajan said the new plan continues to deliver more simplicity and...
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