MCMC: Telecommunications recognised as public utility by Federal Government; three states on board


When states accept both the GPP-I and UBBL, Fadhlullah Suhaimi say new housing developments have to be Internet-ready before tenants move in. — MOHD SAHAR MISNI/The Star

PETALING JAYA: Telecommunications as a public utility has been acknowledged by the Federal Government, but only three states have recognised it so far, according to the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC).

MCMC chairman Dr Fadhlullah Suhaimi Abdul Malek said the Communication Infrastructure Planning Guideline (GPP-I), which lays out the framework as to how communication services should be rolled out as a utility, was approved by the Cabinet on June 3.

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