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Articles tagged with: Asia Pacific

India fast-tracking spectrum policy

The Indian government has announced that it is fast-tracking a policy on the usage of high frequency spectrum bands to ensure that the regulations are in place in time for the nation’s operators to use the airwaves for 5G technology, writes TeleGeography.

  • Friday, 17 March 2017

India consults on mergers; disagrees on industry ‘health’

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India is seeking views from stakeholders on identifying obstacles in the current regulations hindering mergers and acquisitions in the telecoms sector, along with those complicating allotment, sharing and trading of airwaves, reports the Economic Times.

  • Friday, 17 March 2017

Peru implements net neutrality

Peruvian regulator, Osiptel, has implemented net neutrality regulations, guaranteeing equity and transparency in the conditions of access and use of data, reports TeleGeography.

  • Monday, 23 January 2017

Reaping digital dividends in Europe and Central Asia

A new World Bank regional report, ‘Reaping digital dividends’  argues that digital dividends have the potential to be the driving force of poverty reduction and shared prosperity in the Europe and Central Asia (ECA) region.

  • Friday, 17 March 2017

Philippines senate wants more power for regulator

The Philippines senate committee on economic affairs wants the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) to have more power to carry out its mandate to go after erring telecoms companies, the Manila Times reports.

  • Wednesday, 22 February 2017

Taiwan’s regulator proposes SMP rule changes

Taiwan’s National Communications Commission (NCC) has proposed regulations that would enhance its power to determine what entities would become “significant market powers” (SMPs), while allowing carriers to use frequencies more flexibly, the Taipei Times reports.

  • Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Australia proposes changes to its universal service obligation

Australia’s Productivity Commission has recommended what it has termed “a modernised and forward-looking approach to the subsidy and support arrangements that form universal telecommunications services in Australia”, notes TeleGeography.

  • Monday, 12 December 2016

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