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NBTC controls Internet TV boxes

BANGKOK, 11 May 2017 (NNT) - The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) has imposed a regulation to classify Internet TV boxes as controlled equipment. The regulation requires producers and importers of Internet TV boxes, such as Media Box, Android Box, Apple TV Box, TV Stick, HDMI Dongle, and Chromecast to

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6,300 illegal websites blocked by government

BANGKOK, 4 May 2017 (NNT) – The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) is urgently blocking all illegal websites within one week. The commission has confirmed that it does not limit the online community. NBTC Secretary-General Takorn Tantasith on Thursday attended a news conference with the Thai Internet Service Provider Association,

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NBTC gets tough on insult sites

The national telecom regulator on Monday sent an urgent letter to each of the local operating units of Facebook, YouTube, Line and Twitter asking the world's popular sites to block websites insulting the monarchy. "We need serious cooperation from Facebook and YouTube to immediately block the existing 120 webpages that we

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NBTC told to keep cellular service fees low for consumers

BANGKOK, 22 April 2016 (NNT) - The NBTC Inspection and Evaluation Commission (NIEC) has criticized the telecommunications regulator's handling of issues surrounding mobile phone services. NIEC commissioner Amornthep Jirattiticharoen said the NBTC, or National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission, could have done more to keep mobile network fees lower and reclaim frequencies

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