Malaysiakini
NEWS

Saifuddin aborts directive to grant 5G bands without tender

Published
Modified 3 Jun 2020, 9:39 am

Communications and Multimedia Minister Saifuddin Abdullah has cancelled the order to award communication bands to several companies without an open tender.

"Eighteen instruments including the directive and determination for the use of the band spectrum of frequency 700MHz, 900MHz and 2600 MHz were presented to me.

"Based on technical and legal issues as well as the need for transparency, I have ordered the MCMC chairperson to immediately cancel the directive...

Already Subscribed? Sign In
All Access Plan
from ~RM12 / month
Unlimited access to our articles
Comment on all our stories
Gift articles to your friends
Secure and Encrypted
Student or Senior Citizen? Get a special rateGroup / Institutional / Corporate Plans