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Apps

Gerak Malaysia app to be discontinued on 31 July

The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) announced today that the Gerak Malaysia contact tracing app it developed in partnership with the Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM), will be discontinued tomorrow, 31 July 2020.

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Mobile

MCMC: Telcos commit to MYR1b in special packages, network upgrades

The MYR250 billion people-centric Economic Stimulus Package announced by prime minister Muhyiddin Yassin today is designed to help cushion the country from the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak. One of the key focuses of the package is the multimedia and telecommunications industry.

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News

Five detained for allegedly spreading fake news on COVID-19

The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) in cooperation with the Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) have recorded statements of five suspects under investigation for allegedly spreading fake news about COVID-19 in various locations in Perak and Penang.

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News

MCMC launches official Telegram account to fight fake news

The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has set up an official Telegram account for its Sebenarnya.my portal to strengthen its ongoing efforts to fight fake news on social media. This includes current issues like the COVID-19 pandemic.

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News

MCMC continues warning against spreading fake COVID-19 news

The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has warned the public not to spread fake news pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic that may cause panic and disrupt public order.

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Mobile

Menara TM is now 5G-powered

Following its participation in the 5G Demonstration Project (5GDP) in Langkawi and Subang Jaya, Telekom Malaysia (TM) has equipped its headquarters, Menara TM in Kuala Lumpur with 5G technology.

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Consumer Electronics

MCMC: Additional 300,000 myFreeview decoders for B40 households and PWDs (OKUs)

The government today announced that through the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC), it will distribute an additional 300,000 myFreeview digital TV decoders at a cost of MYR30 million for registered B40 households and people with disabilities (PWD/OKU), nationwide.

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Consumer Electronics

Seven locations in Sabah, Sarawak for BSH B40, OKU to claim free MyFreeview decoders

The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has identified seven distribution centre locations in Sabah and Sarawak where the low-income B40 and Person with Disabilities (PWD/OKU) groups can claim their free myFreeview decoders, starting 15 February.

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Gadgets

MCMC issues stern warning on misuse of MCMC certification mark on Android TV boxes

The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has stressed that MCMC and SIRIM certification on Android TV boxes do not cover applications that stream and download copyrighted content by illegal means.

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News

Woman arrested for allegedly spreading false news on Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) in cooperation with the Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) continue their crackdown on fake news surrounding the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) epidemic. On the third day of the operation, the authorities picked up another individual to assist in investigations.