Communications

Communications policy and administration

Why has Da Nang taken the lead in digital transformation?

The central city of Da Nang topped the Digital Transformation Index (DTI) rankings in 2020 for localities nationwide in all three key pillars of digital government, digital economy and digital society, according to the DTI 2020 Report released several days ago by the Ministry of ...

Ho Giap - Nguyen Hien

Don’t believe fake news that mobile phones cause brain cancer: Digital Economy Ministry

The Digital Economy and Society Ministry has warned people not to believe or share news or Internet posts which claim that placing a mobile phone near your head while you sleep will cause brain cancer due to the electromagnetic waves the phone emits. “The ministry’s Anti-Fake ...

Vietnam to issue rules on terrestrial mobile communication terminal devices

The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) last week held a webinar to assess the impacts of a draft circular on the national technical regulations on terminal devices of terrestrial mobile communication. According to the representative of the MIC’s Information Technology Department, the building of national technical regulations on ...

Samaya Dharmaraj

Cambodia China Journalist Association officially launched in Cambodia

The Cambodia China Journalist Association (CCJA) was formally launched here on Monday with the aim of promoting media exchange and relations between Cambodia and China. Cambodian Information Minister Khieu Kanharith said the Ministry of Information fully supported the CCJA and was confident that it would play ...

Animated film explains how Myanmar's Telecommunications Law undermines free speech

A short animated film is helping to educate the public about Myanmar’s Telecommunications Law and the ways that it can suppress free speech. Are You Ready is a collaboration between EngageMedia and several digital rights activists in Myanmar. It was first screened in December 2018 in Yangon at the Myanmar Digital Rights Forum. ...

Mong Palatino

Communications market poised to skyrocket

Thailand’s communications market is predicted to reach 1 trillion baht in value over the next six years, thanks to the popularity of over-the-top (OTT) services and growth in digital transformation.Keep reading ...

Panasonic turning up volume on Asian TV ops

Panasonic looks to build up to 50% more televisions in Asia outside Japan by fiscal 2020, taking advantage of low labor costs to churn out mass-market to top-of-the-line sets. The Japanese appliance manufacturer targets 3 million units of production capacity in the region by then. ...

Thailand's Dtac to offer 4G network with state firm

Thailand’s Total Access Communication, commonly known as Dtac, will join with state-owned telecom operator TOT to offer 4G wireless network services. Dtac will pay 4.51 billion baht ($132 million) annually to access 60% of TOT’s 2,300MHz spectrum, setting up 20,000 cell towers. The remaining 40% ...

TOT picks DTAC as partner for 4G-2.3GHz broadband service

TOT has selected Total Access Communication as partner to develop its fourth-generation wireless broadband service on the state telecom agency’s 2.3-gigahertz spectrum. According to DTAC’s filing to the Stock Exchange of Thailand on May 24, it will enter contract negotiations with TOT and expects to ...

Drop ICT tariffs to grow: study

Cambodia could add an additional $320 million to the economy over the next 10 years while increasing tax revenue by $24 million if it dropped its tariffs on information and communication technology (ICT), according to new research published yesterday.According to a study by the Washington-based ...

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