International Institute of Communications

Shaping the policy agenda: TELECOMMUNICATIONS • MEDIA • TECHNOLOGY
Tel:+44 (0)20 8544 8076
Fax:+44 (0)20 8544 8077

social twitter sm  social linkedin sm  social youtube sm  social facebook sm

Articles tagged with: Asia Pacific

China clamps down on internet freedom

China has passed a sweeping law tightening restrictions on internet freedoms, a move that foreign businesses say threatens to shut them out of one of the world’s biggest technology markets, reports the Financial Times.

  • Tuesday, 22 November 2016

Singapore’s converged regulator is now a reality

Singapore's new converged telecoms and media regulator, the Infocomm and Media Development Authority (IMDA), has now been launched, reports Telecom Asia. “The new agency has been tasked with helping Singapore seize opportunities in the converging telecoms and media sectors ...”

  • Thursday, 03 November 2016

WiFi and LTE agree to move ahead without regulation

A ‘minor miracle’ occurred recently when the Wifi Alliance announced a testing plan for coexistence between WiFi and LTE over unlicensed spectrum, writes Roslyn Layton in Forbes. “The episode illustrates that competing parties can find a mutual agreement without litigation or regulation, even in instances of sharing fiercely loved resources such as unlicensed spectrum.

  • Thursday, 03 November 2016

Digital Thailand in Motion

Thailand’s digital economy and society agenda is at full swing after the cabinet approved the digital plan in April. The plan sets out a roadmap to transform the nation into a technology and innovation driven society. The new Digital Economy and Society Ministry will be officially established in September, replacing the Information and Communication (ICT) Ministry. Click here to read more.  

  • Thursday, 25 August 2016

Internet speed complaints rise in Australia

As Australia’s National Broadband Network (NBN) ramps up its rollout, the issues and frustrations faced by those connecting to the new network have also increased, notes News.com.au.

  • Monday, 21 November 2016

Australian competition authority keeps ADSL regulation; releases issue paper

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has issued a draft decision that it will continue to regulate the wholesale asymmetrical digital subscriber line (ADSL) service for a further five years. It considers that continuing to regulate the wholesale ADSL service will benefit customers by promoting competition in broadband markets until the National Broadband Network (NBN) rollout is complete.

  • Thursday, 03 November 2016

Australian competition authority keeps ADSL regulation; releases issue paper (Copy) (Copy)

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has issued a draft decision that it will continue to regulate the wholesale asymmetrical digital subscriber line (ADSL) service for a further five years. It considers that continuing to regulate the wholesale ADSL service will benefit customers by promoting competition in broadband markets until the National Broadband Network (NBN) rollout is complete.

  • Thursday, 03 November 2016

Stay up to date with the IIC

Tell us how you'd like to stay informed about events, interviews and more from the IIC. 

My IIC Preferences

Follow us on Twitter