NBTC to penalize satellite TVs with misleading ads

BANGKOK, 5 February 2013 (NNT) – The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) will summon satellite TV stations that disseminate misleading commercials of supplementary food and drugs. If proven guilty, the stations’ licenses will be revoked.

NBTC Commissioner Supinya Klangnarong said the NBTC had received information that a total of 301 satellite TV stations were airing false advertisements of health products, cosmetics, food supplements, weight loss coffee and medical equipment. Some of the products have not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration.

According to Ms Supinya, only 8 of the alleged satellite TV operators have received broadcast licenses, whereas the other 293 have not.

Read more: NNT

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

Current day month ye@r *

Advertise

Thailand News is a popular tourism news and Thailand travel information site.

If you own a Thailand/Asia related business, Advertise with Us.

Online advertising is featured within select sections of Thailand News.

Contact us