14 Mar '11, 11am

New consumer protection measures against bill shocks

These new measures are aimed at protecting customers against unwanted mobile charges due to roaming services and enhance transparency in the industry. -- ST PHOTO: TERENCE TAN THE Infocomm Development Authority (IDA) has introduced new measures to protect consumers of mobile and broadband services, and they are expected to be implemented by early 2012. These new measures are aimed at protecting customers against unwanted mobile charges due to roaming services and enhance transparency in the industry. Following customer feedback that broadband service providers advertised Internet speeds that were higher than actual speeds, IDA has ordered providers to measure and publish typical download speeds. The IDA has also listed three new consumer protection measures for data roaming charges. From July 11 this year, mobile operators have to direct them to the prices, terms and condi...

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