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Articles tagged with: Asia Pacific

India approves spectrum sharing

India has approved regulations allowing operators to share spectrum, reports Telecom Asia, but “while the development has been welcomed by India's mobile industry, the terms and conditions – including proposed extra charges – have not gone over so well”.

  • Monday, 24 August 2015

Asia-Pacific internet users want more policy involvement

A survey by the Internet Society on internet policy trends in Asia-Pacific has found that the majority of respondents would like their government to provide more opportunities for multistakeholder involvement in policymaking for the internet.

  • Monday, 24 August 2015

Microsoft extends white spaces pilot to India

Microsoft is working with the Andhra Pradesh government in India on a TV white spaces project, the technology that uses unused TV spectrum to deliver low-cost internet connectivity, notes NDTV.

  • Monday, 24 August 2015

Australian allows HD-only TV

Australia’s communications minster, Malcolm Turnbull, has introduced the Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Primary Television Broadcasting Service) Bill 2015, an amendment to 1992’s Broadcasting Services Act that will remove the regulation requiring Australian television stations to broadcast in standard definition on their main channels, reports Advanced Television.

  • Monday, 24 August 2015

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