At the time it was created, the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission\\\’s key role was the regulation of the communications and multimedia industry based on the powers provided for in the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission Act (1998) and the Communications and Multimedia Act (1998). Pursuant to these Acts its role is also to implement and promote the Government\\\’s national policy objectives for the communications and multimedia sector. The Commission is also charged with overseeing the new regulatory framework for the converging telecommunications and broadcasting industries and on-line activities. In 2001, the Commission’s role was expanded to include overseeing the postal service sector pursuant to the Postal Services Act 1991 and licensing of the Certification Authorities under the Digital Signature Act 1997.
Establishing a communications and multimedia industry that is competitive, efficient and increasingly self-regulating, generating growth to meet the economic and social needs of Malaysia.
We are committed to :
- Promoting access to communications and multimedia services;
- Ensuring consumers enjoy choice and a satisfactory level of services at affordable prices;
- Providing transparent regulatory processes to facilitate fair competition and efficiency in the industry;
- Ensuring best use of spectrum and number resources; and
- Consulting regularly with consumers and service providers and facilitating industry collaboration.