The Malaysian Communications as well as Multimedia Compensation (MCMC) earlier today has actually uploaded a notification to advise customers not to acquire electronic earthbound TELEVISION (DTTV) or IPTV device that do not featured MCMC tag. The very same notification is likewise intended to notify merchant to not bring such tools to buy.
The notification additionally likewise mentioned that marketing or possessing DTTV as well as IPTV gadgets that have actually not undergone qualification procedure or really did not get authorization from associated authorities is an offense under Law 16 of the Communications and also Multimedia (Technical Criteria) Rules 2000 which themselves belong to the Communications and also Multimedia Act 1998.
The basic charge for the offense is an optimum penalty of RM 100,000, prison time of not greater than 6 months, or both. Regardless of these major consequences, we need to state that the enforcement of the laws is still fairly lax because lots of non-approved DTTV and also IPTV gadgets could be quickly gotten in our market specifically with the current surge of shopping.
For those that asking yourself whether their DTTV and also IPTV gadgets have actually been accredited by neighborhood authorities or otherwise, they could do so using SIRIM QAS International’s internet site or the committed Examine Your Tag mobile applications.