2019

CFM ANIMATION CHALLENGE TO EDUCATE MALAYSIAN CONSUMERS

CYBERJAYA, 12 FEBRUARY 2019 – Animation not only features entertaining characters and movements but has become one of the most important medium of today’s world to attract audiences and facilitate message delivery. Realizing that, the Communications and Multimedia Consumer Forum of Malaysia (CFM) is providing an opportunity to challenge budding …

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2018

MAKING HIGH-SPEED INTERNET MORE AFFORDABLE FOR MALAYSIANS

CYBERJAYA, 20 AUGUST 2018 – The development of internet connectivity in Malaysia requires a concerted effort from all industry players in building a better digital community. While the rollout of broadband in Malaysia focuses on “Internet for all”, two of the main factors that will drive this push towards a …

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AVOID BILL SHOCK DURING PILGRIMAGE

CYBERJAYA, 2 AUGUST 2018 – International roaming services offered by mobile telecommunications providers can help consumers communicate with their friends and family easily even while they are abroad. However, usage of this service without knowing the correct mechanism may result in your phone bill to skyrocket. There are also consumers …

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CFM TIPS FOR CONSUMERS FACING NETWORK CONGESTION

CYBERJAYA, 13 JUNE 2018 – Making phone calls and sending text messages during peak hours such as during festive seasons can be quite challenging. Hari Raya Aidilfitri is around the corner and consumers will take the time to contact family and friends to send greetings, pictures and sharing news to …

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2017

CFM NEW BOARD OF COUNCILORS 2017-2019

NO. ORGANISATION POSITION NAME 1 PERSATUAN PENGGUNA KEDAH (CAKE) CHAIRPERSON   (Permanent) MOHAMAD YUSRIZAL DATO’ YUSOFF (Alternate) MAWARDI NAYAN 2 ALTEL COMMUNICATIONS SDN BHD DEPUTY CHAIRPERSON   (Permanent) AZIZAN MOHD AFANDI (Alternate) ELEENA MARLINI HALIM 3 PERSATUAN EKONOMI PENGGUNA & KELUARGA MALAYSIA (MACFEA)   SECRETARY   (Permanent) DR. ELISTINA ABU BAKAR …

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CONSUMERS CAN LOSE BIG FROM DIGITAL PIRACY

CYBERJAYA, 7 SEPTEMBER 2017 – As an organization that focuses on consumers’ rights, the Communications and Multimedia Consumer Forum of Malaysia (CFM) urged consumers to be more vigilant against the dangers of digital piracy that can affect them. Consumers get involved in digital piracy once they sign up to subscriptions …

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2016

CFM CONTINUES TO EMPOWER CONSUMERS WITH INDUSTRY KNOWLEDGE SHARING SESSION IN JOHOR – CFM ENCOURAGES CONSUMERS TO UNDERSTAND BASIC CONSUMER RESPONSIBILITIES

JOHOR BAHRU, 9 NOVEMBER 2016 – The internet and social media has significantly helped the public become a smarter and better-informed consumer, particularly those who seek to find solutions to the problems that they are facing with their communications and multimedia services. The Communications and Multimedia Consumer Forum of Malaysia …

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2015

CFM INITIATIVES ON REPORTING OF UNSOLICITED SMS IN MALAYSIA

KUALA LUMPUR, 12 NOVEMBER 2015 – Due to the increasing number of unsolicited mobile SMS messages in Malaysia in recent months, the Communications and Multimedia Consumer Forum of Malaysia (CFM) is looking at addressing any complaints resulting from this trend by raising the awareness of the general public on the steps …

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2014

CFM organizes Short Video Contest to promote consumer rights

KUALA LUMPUR, 13 March 2014 – Communications and Multimedia Consumer Forum of Malaysia (CFM) would like to announce that CFM is organizing a short video contest in conjunction with World Consumer Rights Day in its efforts to promote better consumer awareness of their rights. World Consumer Rights Day is celebrated worldwide …

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2013

CFM HOLDS 13TH AGM IN BIRD SANCTUARY

KUALA LUMPUR, 23 August 2013 – The Communications and Multimedia Consumer Forum of Malaysia (CFM) welcomed the new line-up of councilors at their 13th Annual General Meeting at the KL Bird Park on Thursday, 22nd August 2013. Dr. Elistina Abu Bakar from Malaysian Consumer & Family Economics Association (MACFEA) was elected …

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2010

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