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Paraguay assumes the presidency of Regulatel

The Paraguayan regulator, the National Telecommunications Commission (CONATEL) has assumed the presidency of the Latin American Forum of Telecommunications Regulators...

  • Wednesday, 20 November 2019

Jonathan Oxley Appointed Ofcom interim CEO

Ofcom has announced that Jonathan Oxley will become interim chief executive while the process to appoint a permanent chief executive continues. He will take on the role at the end of November, when Sharon White leaves, reports Mobile News.

  • Wednesday, 20 November 2019

APAC Bytes November 2019 APAC Bytes November 2019

Industry and regulatory news from the Asia Pacfic region compiled by TRPC.

  • Wednesday, 13 November 2019

Singapore Unveils New AI Framework for Financial Institutions

Regulation Asia reports that the MAS (Monetary Authority of Singapore) has announced the launch of a new collaboration with the financial industry to create an artificial intelligence framework for financial institutions. This comes as the new National Artificial Intelligence strategy was announced by Singapore’s deputy prime minister Heng Swee Keat at the Singapore FinTech Festival and Singapore Week of Innovation and TeCHnology (SFF x SWITCH) 2019.

  • Wednesday, 20 November 2019

Blacked-out front pages across Australia – Media rivals unite against government secrecy

As part of a nation-wide ‘Your Right to Know’ campaign for freedom of speech, Australia’s national and major metropolitan newspapers produced front pages on 21 October consisting of a heavily redacted memo. As seen in the Sydney Morning Herald, below it were the words “When government keeps the truth from you, what are they covering up?”

  • Thursday, 14 November 2019

Australia acts on mobile number fraud Australia acts on mobile number fraud

Australia has announced telco regulations that prevent fraudsters from hijacking mobile numbers to access personal and financial information, and reduce phone scams, reports ZDNet. “Under the new industry wide measures, telcos will be required to introduce two-factor authentication, such as inputting a code on a website or responding to a text message, before mobile numbers can be transferred from one provider to another.

  • Monday, 21 October 2019

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