Communications policy and administration

Telcos Discount Voice Calls and Data Rates During Lockdown Period

Telecommunications companies in Laos are to provide users with a 15 percent discount on voice calls and discounts on some data packages during the lockdown period.According to a notice issued by the Lao Telecommunication Regulatory Authority, the telecommunications companies will discount voice calls and some internet ...

Phayboune Thanabouasy

Comply with regulations, satellite receiver dealers warned in Laos

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Authorities have warned dealers selling satellite receivers for radio and television to observe the relevant regulations after learning that some have imported receivers illegally.Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism, Prof. Dr Bosengkham Vongdara, recently issued new guidance setting the conditions that ...

Souksakhone Vaenkeo

Telecoms ministry to regulate gov’t video conferencing

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – The Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications has decided to step in to administer government video conferences amid concerns over leaks of classified government information.Telecommunications minister Mr Thansamay Kommasith on August 12 signed a ministerial decision designed to establish rules and procedures ...

Ekaphone Phouthonesy

Laos' Telecom regulator proposes online sim card registration 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – The Lao Telecommunication Regulatory Authority is developing an application for use as a possible option to speed up sim card registration. Officials from the Authority said yesterday they have completed the app and are now trialing it. This process will ensure that ...

Ekaphone Phouthonesy

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