SINGAPORE – 27 FEB 2023
The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) of Singapore and the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to enhance cooperation between both countries.
The MOU aims to promote bilateral cooperation on telecommunications regulatory policies. It covers regulatory cooperation and information exchange in emergent areas of communications and connectivity. IMDA and the FCC will also explore technical cooperation and capacity building in the field of telecommunications.
Regulatory cooperation and alignment is key to building a framework of support for the growth of the digital economy and inclusive digital societies. We look forward to working with like-minded regulators like the FCC to strengthen our collective capacity for agile response to evolving challenges in technology and connectivity. This will enable us to push global norms forward and build a better digital future.
Mr Lew Chuen Hong
Chief Executive of IMDA
Ms Jessica Rosenworcel, Chairwoman of the FCC, said, “The United States and Singapore have a long-standing, important, and expansive partnership. Today, I am very pleased to officially carry that partnership into the telecommunications space with this partnership between IMDA and the FCC. From satellite communications to spectrum management, from protecting consumers to promoting secure networks, there is so much we can do together to support strong economies and safe communities. Thank you to our friends and partners at IMDA.”
The MOU was signed by the Chief Executive of IMDA, Mr Lew Chuen Hong and Chairwoman of the FCC, Ms Jessica Rosenworcel on the sidelines of the Mobile World Conference 2023 in Barcelona, Spain.