Finance ministry welcomes public feedback with new hotline

The Ministry of Finance has launched the hotline number 1519 to better connect with members of the public so that consumers can more easily air complaints or provide recommendations regarding finance sector operations in the country.​ According to a notice issued by the Ministry of ...

VN wants its own social networks

The Government is encouraging made-in-Việt Nam internet platforms to replace international giants like Google and Facebook as part of its long-term efforts to strengthen cyber security, the communications minister said on April 18. As part of its efforts to ensure accurate information, the ministry has ...

Data science poised to boom

Big data and analytics spending in Thailand is expected to continue double-digit growth in 2017, driven by the availability of data, a new generation of technology and a cultural shift toward data-driven decision making. Teradata Thailand, the local enterprise solfware unit of US-based Teradata Corporation, expect ...

Mid-end smartphone segment cramped with many players

In 2016, Samsung launched 31 mobile phone models into the market, while Lenovo launched 26, ZTE 24 and Huawei 22.The manufacturers in the mid-end market segment mostly compete in configuration, design and features. GR5 2017, J7 Prime and F1s by Oppo, Samsung and Huawei, which were ...

5G licence auction faces delay due to technicalities

The planned fifth generation (5G) licence auction on the 2600-megahertz spectrum is likely to be put off to 2018 due to a lack of well-designed frequency valuation principles and the transition to a new telecom regulatory body. The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) initially ...

$5 mil Smart fund launched for start-ups

Smart Axiata, Cambodia’s leading telecommunications company, on March 28 launched a $5 million venture capital fund for digital service companies and start-ups in the country. The Smart Axiata Digital Innovation Fund aims to meet demands for cash and expertise as the number of Cambodian digital entrepreneurs increases ...

Confident iflix aims high in Myanmar

Given that iflix has received more than 11,000 subscriptions within one week after its launch in Myanmar, the Kuala Lumpur-based streaming service provider is confident that it will be successful in the market as a pioneer, said Adeana Greenlee, iflix’s country manger for Myanmar. Greenlee said in ...

First submarine cable launched

Telcotech, a subsidiary of local internet provider Ezecom, officially launched Cambodia’s first undersea fibre-optic communications cable on March 15 after nearly two years of construction, promising faster, cheaper and more secure internet connectivity. The 1,300-kilometre-long Malaysia-Cambodia-Thailand cable connects the three countries to the existing Asia-America ...

Telecom committee turns down TOT’s plan for 4G partnership

TOT’S search for a strategic partner to launch fourth-generation cellular services on its 2.3-gigahertz band hit a snag on February 21 when the telecom committee of the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission rejected its revised business plan. Pravit Leesatapornwongsa, a member of the NBTC, said the ...

NBTC moves to regulate over-the-top operators for fairness’ sake

The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission broadcasting committee has studied ways to draw up rules to regulate the fast-rising over-the-top segment to expose all content broadcasters to the same equal treatment and regulations. OTT is the delivery of media content such as films or TV programmes ...

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