CYBERJAYA, DEC.13: The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) had issued 112 compounds amounting to RM4,696,000.00 throughout 2022 involving various offences under the Communications and Multimedia Act (CMA) 1998 and subsidiary law under the Act.
The MCMC Corporate Communications Department said, from the total, 106 license holders have been issued with compounds amounting RM4, 616,000.00 while six non- license holders with compounds amounting RM80, 000.
“The actions taken were aimed at ensuring all parties specifically the license holders to be responsible to offer quality services to the users,” the statement said.
The statement added, compounds issued to the MCMC license holders are as follows:- a) 53 compounds were issued on offences under the Communications and Multimedia Procedures (“Penomboran”-Numbering) 2016 that is failing to abide the numbering programme and the electronic address.
“Twenty-seven compounds were offences under the Communications and Multimedia Procedures (Universal Services Gift) 2002 while 17 compounds for the offences under Section 105 (3) CMA 1998 that is failing to abide the standard mandatory,” MCMC said in its statement.
The statement added, five compounds were issued for offences under Section 242 CMA 1998 that is failing to follow the license terms and conditions. Two compounds were issued for offences under Section 127 CMA 1998 that is failing to abide the Guidelines on Registration of End-Users of Prepaid Public Cellular Services.
The statement also highlighted two compounds for offences under Section 126 CMA 1998 that is offering services without license.
Besides that MCMC also issued six compounds on non- license holders as follows:- Five compounds for offences under Procedure 16(1)(b) Communications and Multimedia Procedures (Standard Technic) 2000 that is using communications equipments that have not been approved. Besides that one compound for the offence under Section 235 CMA 1998 that causes the network facility to be damaged. –Malaysia World News