MCMC to Android box sellers: Stop misrepresenting certification label on the devices

MCMC will not compromise if it discovers that Android box sellers have misused the SIRIM- and MCMC-issued certification labels on the devices. — YAP CHEE HONG/The Star

The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has issued a stern warning to Android box suppliers and sellers not to misuse the SIRIM certification and MCMC-certified label on the devices to mislead the public into believing that it has approved the act of illegally streaming and downloading media content on them.

In a press statement posted on Twitter, the Commission explained that the MCMC label and certification issued by SIRIM on certain Android TV boxes are only meant to state that the WiFi and Bluetooth modules on the devices have complied with technical standards imposed by MCMC.

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