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Government backs off for now from single Internet gateway idea

THE GOVERNMENT has partly retreated from its controversial plan to merge the country’s Internet connections into a single gateway after widespread criticism and heavy pressure from netizens. Government figures yesterday said the plan was merely in the feasibility-study stage and the pros and cons of the proposal were being weighed. Read more: The NationRead More

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ICT, CAT Telecom websites collapse after Thai Internet users joining

The websites of the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology and the CAT Telecom collapsed for several hours after Internet users joined forces to manually attack the two government websites to show their strong opposition to the government’s single gateway initiative. ICT website was down first since 7 pm last night before the scheduled 10 […]Read More

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Don’t fear Internet single gateway: ICT minister

The objective of the international-Internet single gateway initiative is not to enhance national security, but to help Internet businesses reduce costs by sharing a single gateway, Information and Communication Technology Minister Uttama Savanayana said yesterday. Uttama said the initiative was being explored by the ministry along with other organisations and stakeholders. Read more: The NationRead More

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Thailand heralds new IPv6 Internet era

BANGKOK, June 5 – Thailand’s Internet Protocol (IP) will be changed from version 4 (IPv4) to the latest version 6 (IPv6) to deal with IP address exhaustion in the near future, according to a cabinet resolution yesterday. The Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Ministry informed the cabinet that IPv4, which currently carries the vast majority […]Read More

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Free Wifi in tourist spots around Thailand launched

BANGKOK, 20 September 2012 (NNT) – Local and foreign tourists will soon be able to stay connected to the internet free of charge wherever they are as more than 1,600 free WiFi routers will be installed around the country under a campaign called ‘ICT Free WiFi For Tourism’. The installation of hi-speed internet is a […]Read More

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World IPv6 launch to upgrade global internet services

BANGKOK, 6 June 2012 (NNT) – The Ministry of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has insisted that the country’s participation in World IPv6 launch will not affect web services. ICT Minister Anudith Nakornthap said that today marks an important day for the IT industry as major Internet service providers (ISPs), home networking equipment manufacturers, and […]Read More

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CAT deems 3G contract with True Corp illegitimate

BANGKOK, 4 April 2012 (NNT) – CAT Telecom Plc has revealed that its 3G contract with mobile phone service provider, True Corporation, is in breach of Section 46 of the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) Act. According to the report, the CAT Board has resolved that the company’s 3G contract with True Corp is […]Read More