Malaysia and Singapore have shared close ties that calling across the border was as easy as making an interstate call. If you’ve been making lots of calls from Malaysia to Singapore, you might need to update your phonebooks very soon.
You know how it’s a trend now where you share viral content on social media? The problem with these sort of posts is that no one bothers checking if it’s legit or not before sharing.
Now you can verify those stories with this cool new portal by the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC): SEBENARNYA.MY
Fastest, strongest and widest network. You’ve probably heard the same marketing slogans from telcos but which is truly the most reliable in Malaysia?
To ensure that our telcos are up to mark, MCMC had conducted an extensive network performance exercise throughout 2016. Read on to find out which telco is the best for data and voice call quality.
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If you’ve been experiencing dropped calls or delayed SMS/messaging in recent times, it’s probably because your telecommunication service provider (telco) is currently carrying out recalibration work on their base stations.
Most of these disruptions should be minor and primarily affect 2G customers. However if you’re experiencing prolonged service disruption, what do you do?
Well, the Consumer Forum of Malaysia (CFM) recommends that you call your telco.
There is no perfect telco. Sometimes, problems are bound to crop up with your service and that can cause frustration from a consumer standpoint. From there, the default reaction in this day and age would be to type out an angry status on Facebook, tagging all the necessary parties. Also known as the ‘mohon viral’ tactic in some circles.
But that’s often not the right thing to do if you want your issue resolved quickly. Here is what you should do instead.
#MYCYBERSALE 2016 kicks off today with offerings from over 600 merchants including our four major local airlines, major pharmacies and even participation from international brands like Levi’s, UNIQLO, Dell, Giordano, Kinokuniya among others. Want a sale? Well, this is Malaysia’s largest online one yet.
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you would’ve probably heard about Pokemon Go by now. Since it officially launched in Malaysia, this game has taken the nation by storm. In the past, if you see people wandering the street aimlessly in the middle of the night, they were probably unsavoury characters. These days, it’s probably someone trying to be a Pokemon Master.
Either way, this game has attracted a lot of attention, both good and bad, because many Pokemon Go players can become so consumed by it. There have been accidents, scary findings and even kidnapping scares. So, in an attempt to educate the public on the dangers of Pokemon Go, the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has released a set of safety guidelines when playing Pokemon Go.
Are you having disputes or problems with your telco? Escalating your issue to the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) is now an instant message away as they have just activated a dedicated Whatsapp channel for complaints.
This can be used for any issues related to telecommunications, broadcast, internet service, postal service and online gambling. The number to message is 016-220 6262 (MCMC).
The WhatsApp channel is available 24 hours and they will respond between 9AM to 5PM from Monday to Friday. We suggest that you save this number for future reference.
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Experiments are fun, mobile related experiments are even more so. MacRumors decided to record a blocked number’s attempts to call and text a blocker on an iPhone. And we’re sure that you’ve always wondered what actually goes on and whether these blocked numbers can actually reach you. This was what they found out.
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Not happy with your mobile telco or fixed broadband provider? If your telco isn’t solving your issue, CFM or better known as Consumer Forum of Malaysia is here to get your problem fixed.
Established by the MCMC (Malaysian Communications And Multimedia Commission), CFM is tasked to protect the rights of consumers in the telco industry. Working closely with service providers, they have to ensure that all customer complaints are solved as stipulated in the General Consumer Code.
Throughout 2015, there’s an increase of 6.11% of reported telco complaints versus the previous year. Out of the 7,326 complaints received, they have solved 97% while the remaining 3% are still under investigation.