IMDA monitors local and global market trends, developments and regulatory measures, while remaining technology-neutral, to ensure that current policies and regulatory frameworks are effective and relevant.
By having clear regulatory frameworks, adopting proportionate regulation and encouraging effective and sustainable competition, IMDA seeks to shape a market that benefits consumers through greater choices and the proliferation of innovative products, services and content.
Recognising the dynamic nature of the sectors, IMDA regularly reviews its policies and regulations to keep pace with technological developments as well as evolving social norms and values. The opinions, concerns and expertise of stakeholders are important, as IMDA continually engages and consults the industry and consumers when formulating new policies or reviewing existing ones.
IMDA also performs the role of a trusted steward of public values by putting in place content classification standards to help consumers make more informed media choices and to have wider access to content, while reflecting community standards, values and mores.
IMDA encourages innovation and experimentation, and believes in fostering a vibrant and competitor competitive infocomm and media industry that ultimately enhances choice, access and value to consumers and businesses.