Philippines’ major telecoms group, Smart and PLDT said it welcomes the country’s new Digital Forensics Platform and Laboratory launched by the Cybercrime Investigation and Coordinating Center, or ICC.
Telenor Myanmar is evaluating tax amendments declared earlier this month and assessing how the changes will impact the pricing of its products and services.
In its latest bid to fight fraud and phishing scams that are prevalent across the country, PLDT and its wireless service arm, Smart Communications, announced they cracked down about 23 million smishing messages in just three days.
Apple has sent messages to a Thai rapper and at least five other government critics warning that state-sponsored hackers could be accessing their data remotely, as well as accessing their iPhones’ camera and microphone.
The Hong Kong government has announced that it is extending the deadline of applications for a subsidy scheme to 5G development.
The Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has voiced opposition regarding a recent ban by the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on China Telecom’s US subsidiary.
India will be holding a 5G spectrum auction by the end of July, with frequencies set aside for private mobile networks.
The Union Cabinet approved on Wednesday several structural and process reforms in a relief package targeting the telecom sector to ensure its healthy growth in a digital era.
The sale of Telenor’s Myanmar subsidiary could place the personal data of its 18 million customers in the junta’s hands. As Telenor finalizes the sale of its Myanmar business to a military-linked group, concerns have been raised that sensitive data will be infringed, and that families of activists in hiding will be put in harm’s way.
South Korea’s parliament has approved of a bill on Tuesday, the first of its kind in the world, requiring Google and Apple to allow users to pay for in-app purchases via alternative payment systems, as opposed to software developers using only their payment systems for in-app purchases.