Indonesia’s Ministry of Communications and Information Technology has tightened the country’s prepaid SIM card registration process to combat high churn rates and abuse, including SMS spam.
The Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) said it has imposed a S$450,000 (US$323,950) fine on NetLink Trust, the network company of Singapore’s Nationwide Broadband Network, for failing to meet standards.
Digital News Asia (DNA) continues a weekly series that profiles the top 50 influencers, movers and shakers who are helping shape Malaysia’s Digital Economy. These articles are from Digerati50, a special print publication released in January 2014. For information on customised reprints of Digerati50, email [email protected]
Telcos have been fined for failing to ensure proper registration of accurate user information for prepaid accounts, but what can be done about the dealers themselves?
Information and communications technology (ICT) regulators have to re-evaluate their roles and make changes to the way they work if they are to evolve together with the industry, according to a policy maker.