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Bangladesh's telecoms regulator, the BTRC is working on a new set of regulations that would require the mobile networks to be able to block inbound calls and text messages on a per-subscriber basis.
A US politician is making another attempt at passing a law that would make it illegal to modify a mobile phone's serial number.
Qatar's telecoms regulator, ictQATAR has launched a public consultation on a draft Radio Spectrum Fees Policy and Fees Schedule.
Thailand's two state-owned networks, CAT and TOT have agreed to adopt a new lower mobile termination rate.
The discovery of potential environmental and human health effects from disposal of millions of rechargeable lithium-ion batteries each year has led scientists to recommend stronger government policies to encourage recovery, recycling and reuse of Li-ion battery materials.
The UAE's Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has announced plans to release 700Mhz and 800Mhz spectrum for mobile broadband services.
Australians would be able to call 'freephone' (18/1800) numbers from their mobile phone at no charge under a draft variation to the Australian Communications and Media Authority's Numbering Plan, released for comment today.
Pakistan's telecoms regulator has ordered the mobile networks to shut-down their phone services in the cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi due to a visit to the country by the Chinese Prime Minister.
South Africa's Vodacom is denying that it owes R77.8 million (US$8.3 million) for overdue licensing fees to the telecoms regulator, and is willing to go to court if necessary.
Thailand's mobile networks have agreed to modify their 3G tariffs and reduce the costs by 15 percent as requested by the telecoms regulator.