Ministries and other national bodies

Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications

Draft digital policy speeding up

The government is speeding up its draft digital policy to adapt the economy to e-government. Minister of Post and Telecommunications Chea Vandeth was joined by the Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF) Secretary of State Vongsey Vissoth to discuss the government’s digital policy concept note. ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50749967/draft-digital-policy-speeding-up/

Local mobile applications expanding in all directions

The importance of apps in Cambodia is becoming more and more prevalent. The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport (MoEYS) and the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications (MPTC) announced last week the news of them building a new distance education app in partnership with mobile ...

Jason Boken
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50748317/local-mobile-applications-expanding-in-all-directions/

Huawei pledges to support digital development in Cambodia

Chinese-owned giant telecom and technology company Huawei has pledged to support Cambodia’s digital development and bring new technology, according to its Cambodia’s country director. ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50747254/huawei-pledges-to-support-digital-development-in-cambodia/

Cambodia records 14.8 million mobile internet subscribers as of May, down 2.36 percent

Cambodia recorded 14.8 million mobile internet subscribers, accounting for 90 percent of the population, by May 2020, down 2.36 percent compared to May last year, according to a Telecommunication Regulator of Cambodia (TRC) report on Monday. In contrast, the number of fixed internet subscribers increased by ...

Xinhua
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50746842/cambodia-records-14-8-million-mobile-internet-subscribers-as-of-may-down-2-36-percent/

Government eyes domain name registry

The Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications has set up a working group to study the idea of establishing a Cambodian Network Information Centre (KHNIC) to manage domain name registration and encourage people to use the national (.kh) domain. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/government-eyes-domain-name-registry

Calls for cellular improvement

The Ministry of Post and Telecommunications (MPTC) has called all cellular operators to improve their signals in the Kingdom, as the network experiences a surge in use because of growth and COVID-19 isolation policies. ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50727793/calls-for-cellular-improvement/

Draft over infrastructure linking Lancang-Mekong countries

Ministry of Post and Telecommunications (MPTC) this week opened discussions for the draft on 2020-2030 cooperation plan Lancang-Mekong countries. ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50721420/draft-over-infrastructure-linking-lancang-mekong-countries/

Minister urges China telecoms to build digital infrastructure

Newly appointed Minister of Posts and Telecommunications Chea Vandeth urged two Chinese telecom giants – China Communication Construction Co Ltd (CCCC) and Huawei Technologies Co Ltd – to further invest in the Kingdom’s telecommunications infrastructure in a move to bring Cambodia into the full realm ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/minister-urges-china-telecoms-build-digital-infrastructure

Kingdom prepared for digital economy

The government plans to establish a national digital television platform and will release the 700MHz band to the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications to help it develop the 5G network. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kingdom-prepared-digital-economy

Ministry studies apps for coronavirus response

Posts and Telecommunication Minister Chea Vandeth on Monday held a meeting to review research findings for two mobile applications and a ventilator, which could be used in the Kingdom’s response to the coronavirus. ...

Va Sonyka
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50713138/ministry-studies-apps-for-coronavirus-response/

Cambodia Post earns $11 million in 2019

State-run Cambodia Post generated revenues of total $11 million in 2019, according to the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunication (MPT). This represents a drop on the $13.81 million revenue total in 2018. ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50707623/cambodia-post-earns-11-million-in-2019/

5G: Ministry proposes joint partnerships to maximise investment

The Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications of Cambodia (MPTC) has asked regulators to explore the possibility of telecom operators Kingtel and Seatel jointly running as providers on Cambodia’s new 5G network. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50700681/5g-ministry-proposes-joint-partnerships-to-maximise-investment

Internet subscribers in Cambodia grows 20 percent to 16.1 million in 2019

About 16.1 million people in Cambodia have subscribed to the Internet by 2019, up 20 percent compared to the year before, a spokesman for the Telecommunication Regulator of Cambodia (TRC) said here on Thursday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50698943/internet-subscribers-in-cambodia-grows-20-percent-to-16-1-million-in-2019

Ministry eyes gateway for management of networks

The Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications is considering adopting a national single internet gateway (SIG) system in a bid to optimise network management and online security in the country. ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-eyes-gateway-management-networks

State TV broadcasts to go digital

The Ministry of Information will convene a meeting with the ministries of Posts and Telecommunications; and Economy and Finance, on Wednesday to review the progress of changing state analogue television broadcasts to digital. Minister of Information Khieu Kanharith on Monday chaired a meeting at the ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/state-tv-broadcasts-go-digital

Kingdom aiming for direct internet access

Cambodia is aiming to no longer rely on Vietnam and Thailand for bandwidth and access to the international internet gateway. Prime Minister Hun Sen during a cabinet meeting on Friday told Post and Telecommunication Ministry officials to look into how the Kingdom can have its own ...

Khuon Narim
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50654936/kingdom-aiming-for-direct-internet-access/

Smart, ministries offer scholarships

Smart Axiata in collaboration with the ministries of Education, Youth and Sport (MoEYS), and Posts and Telecommunication (MPTC), signed a three-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Tuesday to “develop future talents and digital corporate leaders”. As part of this, 20 scholarships will be offered to ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/smart-ministries-offer-scholarships

Reducing the digital divide with free Wi-Fi at schools

Telecom Cambodia aims to enhance access to the internet for students across the nation with a recently launched programme that seeks to equip high schools in the provinces with modern equipment, including free Wi-Fi. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50508863/reducing-the-digital-divide-with-free-wi-fi-at-schools/

Three ministries watch internet from today to prevent ‘social chaos’

Three ministries have jointly warned the public that as of Thursday, they will act against social media users and websites found spreading “fake news disturbing social security and causing chaos, confusion and a loss of trust in the upcoming [July 29 national] elections”. Fake news ...

Mech Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/three-ministries-watch-internet-today-prevent-social-chaos

Cambodia Post launches e-payment, money transfer app

In a bid to modernise its offer of services, Cambodia Post, the state agency responsible for providing postal service in the Kingdom, on Friday unveiled a new application that enables electronic payments for a range of services as well as money transfers. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50499269/cambodia-post-launches-e-payment-money-transfer-app/

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