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Articles tagged with: Asia Pacific

Voice calling apps in India may no longer be an issue

A boost in data usage from the use of voice calling apps may mean the long-running debate into their regulation in India may turn out to be a “non-issue”, a source at the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) told The Economic Times.

  • Monday, 18 September 2017

South African draft mobile data regs could have unintended effects

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa's (ICASA’s) recent draft regulations on mobile data expiry and changes to out-of-bundle billing practices for telecoms operators could unintentionally raise data prices, reports ITWeb.

  • Monday, 18 September 2017

New Zealand issues final details on telecoms act reform

Telecoms operators in New Zealand have responded positively to the final details of the reform package for the Telecommunications Act that refines regulatory settings that will apply to fibre and copper fixed line services from 2020, although some concerns have been raised, reports the New Zealand Herald.

  • Tuesday, 20 June 2017

India’s regulator consults on minimum prices

India’s regulator, TRAI, is to meet telecom service providers to seek their views on minimum floor prices for voice and data tariffs, reports the Hindustan Times.

  • Tuesday, 18 July 2017

Australia sets out telecoms reform for broadband

Australia’s government has introduced into parliament a comprehensive telecoms reform package “that will ensure all Australians can access sustainably funded high-speed broadband services, regardless of where they live”.

  • Tuesday, 18 July 2017

Call for Australia’s ACMA to have resources to handle spectrum reform

Australia’s opposition Labor party has said the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) must be properly resourced to carry out the spectrum reform agenda, pointing towards the lack of preparatory work mentioned in the 2017/18 federal budget, reports ZDNet.

  • Monday, 22 May 2017

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