National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC)
19 Feb 2015
In a bid to control communication in Thailand, the Thai junta has approved a plan to force all free Wi-Fi and prepaid phone users to register, claiming national security. Takorn Tantasith, the Secretary General of the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC), revealed on Wednesday that the junta’s cabinet has approved an NBCT proposal to make the registration of pre-paid phone users and free Wi-Fi users the nation’s top priority.
14 Jan 2015
Six civil organizations denounced the eight Digital Economy bills recently approved by the junta, saying they are national security bills in disguise and that the bill will pave the way for a state monopoly of the telecommunication business.