MCMC issues determinations renewing spectrum in the 850MHz and 2300MHz bands

21 Dec 2021

The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has published determinations regarding reallocating spectrum in the 850MHz and 2300MHz bands. With regards to the lower band, the regulator has confirmed that a 2×10MHz block (824MHz-834MHz/869MHz-879MHz) is being reallocated to Telekom Malaysia for a five-year period. Meanwhile, a total of four companies have been reallocated unpaired 30MHz blocks of spectrum in the 2300MHz band, again for a five-year period, namely: Asiaspace Broadband (2300MHz-2330MHz, for Peninsular Malaysia only); SEA Telco Engineering Services (2300MHz-2330MHz, for Sabah and Sarawak only); YTL Communications (2330MHz-2360MHz); and Webe Digital (2360MHz-2390MHz).