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Articles tagged with: Asia Pacific

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

Two mobile operators vie to be become Singapore’s number four

Singapore fibre start-up MyRepublic and Australian telco TPG Telecom have been given the nod to proceed to the auction phase of the upcoming race to become Singapore’s fourth mobile network operator (MNO), reports TeleGeography.

  • Tuesday, 22 November 2016

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

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

Singapore kicks off Li-Fi light-based trials

Singapore’s regulator, IMDA, is waiving frequency fees associated with Li-Fi (light fidelity) trials to encourage technical trials of this technology. Li-Fi is a light-based communication technology “that has the potential to provide a new layer of wireless connectivity...

  • Tuesday, 22 November 2016

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