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MCMC working to restore telecommunications amid floods in four states

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) is working to restore telecommunications that have been disrupted by floods. The disruption, the MCMC explained, was due to a total of 110 of its transmission stations being impacted by the floods. 13 In a statement, the MCMC said it recognises the crucial role of telecommunications in times of crisis, amid the devastating floods that have swept through Kelantan, Pahang, Selangor, and Terengganu. "In these trying circumstances, the MCMC recognises the indispensable role of telecommunications in enabling affected individuals to connect with their families," it said. "The MCMC sympathises with the flood victims in Kelantan, Pahang, Selangor, and Terengganu." The statement said that a total of 110 transmission stations have been impacted by the floods, with 24 already successfully restored to being operational. "As of 10am today, a total of 110 transmission stations have been impacted by the floods. Of these, 24 stations have been successfully resolved and are now operational. "The four state offices of MCMC are actively working on solutions for the remaining 86 stations that are still non-operational. They are collaborating closely with service providers to address these issues promptly," it added. For those seeking assistance with network issues in the affected states, the MCMC has provided the following contacts at their respective state offices: Kelantan: En. Yuzani Mohamad Yusoff- 09-7454828, yuzani.yusoff@mcmc.gov.my Pahang: En. Mohd Razlan Rani- 09- 5154825, mohd.razlan@mcmc.gov.my Selangor: En. Muhammad Jaflus Baharudin- 03- 86887403, muhammad.jaflus@mcmc.gov.my Terengganu: En. Ahmad Baihaqi Zinbahar- 09- 6288029, baihaqi.zinbahar@mcmc.gov.my The MCMC also advises the public not to spread fake news or exploit worsening conditions in the affected areas. 14 "The MCMC is also gearing up for potential floods in other states. The public is also urged not to propagate fake news or exploit the deteriorating conditions in the affected areas. "Verified sources should be relied upon for sharing information. Let's unite as Malaysians to overcome these adversities together," it concluded.

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