MCMC: Notices issued to four telcos for ‘misleading’ Internet data offers

MCMC said it is taking action to protect consumer interest following a newspaper report of telcos promising unlimited Internet data experience without detailing how some users may experience reduced speed after exceeding a certain usage quota. —

PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has issued instruction notices to four telcos for misleading members of the public with their Internet data promos.

In a May 20 statement, MCMC said the notices were issued to Celcom, Maxis, Tune Talk and Webe, in accordance with Section 127 of the Communications and Multimedia Act (CMA) 1998, for failing to comply with advertising-related provisions as stated in the General Consumer Code of Practice for the communications and multimedia industry.

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