Published: Saturday January 5, 2013 MYT 2:18:00 PM
Updated: Saturday January 5, 2013 MYT 5:17:27 PM
MCMC website being upgraded to facilitate smartphone rebate applications
KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Communications Multimedia Commission (MCMC) is currently upgrading its website to allow quicker access to youths applying for the RM200 smartphone rebate.
An MCMC spokesman said that the move was in response to numerous public complaints of difficulty in accessing the MCMC's website, https://komunikasibelia.skmm.gov.my/
MCMC has received more than 200 applications since it initiated the online application process on Jan 1 2013.
Distribution of the rebate, costing the government RM300mil to benefit 1.5 million youths aged between 21 and 30 earning RM3,000 and below as announced by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak when tabling the 2013 Budget, is expected to be completed in a matter of weeks.
The Youth Communication Package entitling youths to a RM200 rebate when buying a smartphone received overwhelming response, resulting in congestion to the MCMC's website. - Bernama
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