ARTICLE 19 welcomes the opportunity to provide comments to the Malaysia Communications and Multimedia Commission ahead of the WRC-19 and takes this opportunity to share recommendations the Commission, as well as the Government, should consider when shaping and managing the country’s national spectrum plan. ARTICLE 19 is an international human rights organisation, which defends and promotes freedom of expression and the right to information worldwide. The organisation takes its mandate from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which guarantees the right to freedom of expression and information. Information and communication technologies, including the Internet, are an increasingly important means of expression and tool for seeking, receiving and imparting information.
Our submission includes recommendations related to:
- Unlicensed spectrum, specifically TV White Spaces and license exempt spectrum
- Local and “social use” licences
- Privacy and security requirements