14 Nov '11, 10am

Singapore's No. 3 telco M1 fined $300,000 for May disruption

Singapore's No. 3 telco M1 fined $300,000 for May disruption

Singapore's No. 3 telco M1 has been fined $300,000 by the authorities after its cellular networks went down in May, affecting mobile voice, messaging and data services. -- PHOTO: M1 By Irene Tham Singapore's No. 3 telco M1 has been fined $300,000 by the authorities after its cellular networks went down in May, affecting mobile voice, messaging and data services. This is the first time the Infocomm Development Authority (IDA) has fined a telco for breaching its Telecom Resiliency Code. This is also the highest fine ever imposed by the IDA in general. But, the penalty is not the highest the regulator can give under the code, which states that a maximum fine of $1 million may be imposed for service breakdowns that affect end users for a prolonged period of time. The penalty was not made public until early October. In a statement on Monday, the IDA said that M1 'had not fulfil...

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