The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has denied issuing a memo to industry players instructing them to be prepared for the 6% service tax for prepaid subscribers starting this July 1.

According to sources, the discussions on the service tax were on going with a solution which would benefit the people most preferred.

He said the news report was confusing and misleading to consumers.

MCMC implements and promotes the Government’s national policy objectives for the communications and multimedia sector.

It is also in charge of overseeing the new regulatory framework for the converging industries of telecommunications, broadcasting and on-line activities, in accordance with the national policy objectives set out in the Communications and Multimedia Act 1998 (CMA), as well as postal services and digital certifications.