National Unity Policy timely as country in transition towards digital community

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 16 — The launch of the National Unity Policy has been deemed timely as the country is now in a transition towards a digital community. Minister of Communications and Multimedia Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah said the multi-racial society of Malaysia used to live in a physical community, either in a village or residential area, with every problem being addressed easily together. Now, he said the country is transitioning towards digital community and facing different challenges as social media is being used comprehensively to obtain all kinds of information. “Digital community… Read More

Jendela: Lebih banyak kawasan luar bandar dijangka nikmati akses internet

KUALA LUMPUR, 4 Feb — Pelaksanaan Jalinan Digital Negara (Jendela), yang dijangka selesai menjelang 2025, akan memastikan semua rakyat Malaysia mendapat akses kepada Internet dengan ketersambungan dan liputan digital yang lebih baik. Pengerusi Suruhanjaya Komunikasi dan Multimedia Malaysia (MCMC) Dr Fadhlullah Suhaimi Abdul Malek berkata menjelang 2025, rakyat di kawasan terpencil sekurang-kurangnya akan mendapat akses kepada Internet manakala mereka yang berada di luar bandar dijangka menikmati rangkaian mudah alih 4G dan akses Internet. “Impak (di kawasan berbeza) mungkin tidak sama namun poin utamanya ialah semua orang akan mendapat akses kepada Internet,” katanya… Read More

MCMC warns of new scam involving takeover of WhatsApp accounts

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 21 — The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) today advised the public to be wary of the existence of fraudulent tactics aimed at taking over users’ WhatsApp accounts. MCMC, in a statement today, said the perpetrators used various tricks to deceive users to share a six-digit verification code received from WhatsApp. “The verification code is generally accepted by users for verification purposes when there is an attempt to change the phone number associated with a WhatsApp account. “Users who are deceived into sharing the verification code can cause their… Read More

KKMM pergiat pelan JENDELA pada 2021 untuk kurangkan jurang digital – Saifuddin

KUALA LUMPUR, 31 Dis — Pelan Jalinan Digital Negara (JENDELA) akan dipergiatkan lagi pada tahun hadapan bagi mengurangkan jurang digital dan menyediakan perkhidmatan telekomunikasi yang berkualiti serta inklusif, kata Menteri Komunikasi dan Multimedia Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah. Beliau berkata ia akan dilakukan terutama di tempat bercapaian paling lemah seperti kawasan pedalaman di Semenanjung, Sabah dan Sarawak. Katanya pandemik COVID-19 secara langsung mempercepatkan transformasi pendigitalan dengan penggunaan teknologi digital dan perkhidmatan Internet oleh semua lapisan masyarakat dalam semua aspek termasuk perniagaan, perkhidmatan, pendidikan, komunikasi serta hiburan. “Kerajaan juga akan bekerjasama dengan kerajaan negeri untuk… Read More