CYBERJAYA, 15 January 2021 --- The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) issued a revised Invitation for interested and eligible licensees under the Communications and Multimedia Act (CMA) 1998 to participate in its Invitation for the installation of Network Facilities and deployment of Network Service for the provisioning of Public Cellular Services at the Universal Service Targets under the JENDELA Phase 1 initiative on 15 January 2021.
This Invitation replaces the original Invitation issued on 20 November 2020. The revised Invitation encompasses a scope of work that is divided into two (2) parts. Part 1 covers the installation of passive infrastructure, while Part 2 covers the installation of active infrastructure and the deployment of public cellular services. Interested licensees can opt to participate in either Part 1 or Part 2.
The revised scope of work and eligibility criteria is meant to expedite implementation as it will allow a greater number of licensees to participate in this exercise, which covers 1,661 locations in 106 clusters nationwide.
The closing date for Registration of Interest is on 2 February 2021 and the submission of Draft Universal Service Plans by interested and eligible licensees are on 31 March 2021.