Second Consultation on the Code of Practice for Competition in the Provision of Telecommunication and Media Services

Issued Date: 19/03/2021

19 March 2021

At the close of the Public Consultation on the draft Code of Practice for Competition in the Provision of Telecommunication and Media Services, IMDA received the following submissions from the industry and interested parties.

Asia Pacific Carriers’ Coalition (160.46KB)
Asia Video Industry Association (152.57KB)
Circles.Life (258.15KB)
MyRepublic (298.88KB)
Premier League (43.91KB)
Singtel (422.32KB)
Singapore Press Holdings (352.12KB)
StarHub (559.03KB)
US-ASEAN Business Council (174.67KB)

24 February 2021

In view of requests from the industry for more time to submit their views and comments, IMDA has extended the submission deadline for this consultation to 12 noon, 19 March 2021.

11 February 2021

IMDA has updated Annex A on the Draft Code of Practice for Competition in the Provision of Telecommunication and Media Services. The changes are in Sections 3.4.4 to 3.4.8, 12.6.1.6 and 13 of the document. There is no change made to the other documents published on 5 January 2021.

Please note that all submissions must reach IMDA in the format as indicated below by 12 noon on 2 March 2021.

5 January 2021

IMDA has reviewed the responses to the first public consultation published on 20 February 2019, and has issued a second public consultation to address the responses received and to consult on the draft Code of Practice for Competition in the Provision of Telecommunication and Media Services (“Code”). 

The Code aims to promote fair and efficient competition, enhance consumer protection and improve regulatory clarity to encourage licensees to develop new and innovative services. 

IMDA's Consultation
Executive Summary of the Consultation Paper (178.17KB)
Consultation Paper (800.87KB)
Annex A: Draft Code of Practice for Competition in the Provision of Telecommunication and Media Services (1.90MB) [updated as of 11 February 2021]
Annex B: Provisions in the Code subject to Legislative Amendments to the IMDA Act (97.97KB)

All submissions must reach IMDA by 12 noon on 2 March 2021. Softcopy of submissions in both Microsoft Word and Adobe PDF format should be provided. Parties submitting comments should include their personal/company particulars as well as the correspondence address, contact number and email addresses on the cover page of their submission. All comments should be addressed to:

Aileen Chia (Ms)
Deputy Chief Executive (
Connectivity Development & Regulation),
Director-General (Telecoms & Post)
Infocomm Media Development Authority 
10 Pasir Panjang Road
#03-01 Mapletree Business City
Singapore 117438

Please submit soft copies, with the subject header “Second Consultation on
Code of Practice for Competition in the Provision of Telecommunication and Media Services” via email to: Consultation@imda.gov.sg.

15 May 2019

At the close of the Public Consultation on the Converged Competition Code, IMDA received the following submissions from the industry and interested parties.

Asia Internet Coalition (AIC) (219.62KB)
Asia Pacific Carriers’ Coalition (APCC) (168.23KB)
Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA) (172.54KB)
Circles.Life (374.24KB)
Discovery (818.51KB)
Global Antitrust Institute (GAI) (135.69KB)
M1 (452.60KB)
Mediacorp (1.63MB)
Motion Picture Association (MPA) (513.85KB)
MyRepublic (291.00KB)
NetLink Trust (188.66KB)
Singtel (1.08MB)
Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) (1.24MB)
Starhub (339.55KB)
TPG (195.18KB)
TVBI Company (148.32KB)
US-ASEAN Business Council (UABC) (12.54MB)

 

10 April 2019

In view of requests from the industry for more time to submit their views and comments, IMDA has extended the submission deadline for this consultation to 12 noon, 15 May 2019.

 

20 February 2019

IMDA would like to seek views and comments from members of the public and the industry on its proposed converged competition code (“Converged Code”) for the telecommunication and media markets. The Converged Code will promote competition, enhance consumer protection and improve regulatory clarity to incentivise licensees to develop new and innovative consumer services. 

Consultation Paper (1.67MB)

 

All submissions must reach IMDA by 12 noon on 17 April 2019. Softcopy of submissions in both Microsoft Word and Adobe PDF format should be provided. Parties submitting comments should include their personal/company particulars as well as the correspondence address, contact number and email addresses on the cover page of their submission. All comments should be addressed to:

Aileen Chia (Ms)
Deputy Chief Executive (Policy, Regulation & Competition Development),
Director-General (Telecoms & Post)
Infocomm Media Development Authority 
10 Pasir Panjang Road
#03-01 Mapletree Business City
Singapore 117438

Submit your softcopy via email to: Consultation@imda.gov.sg.

 

Last updated on: 19 Mar 2021