National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission signs MOU with South Korea

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BANGKOK, 12 May 2015 – The Office of the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) struke a deal with Korea Communications Standards Commission (KCSC) today, encouraging cooperation between both countries in broadcasting and telecommunications.

The NBTC today held a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signing ceremony with the KCSC at the NBTC auditorium in Bangkok.

This MOU aims to raise the awareness for bilateral cooperation for concrete benefits of both countries. The MOU includes encouragement on information exchange in broadcasting and telecommunications regulations, and the initiative for the supporting frameworks for broadcasting and telecommunications businesses that will benefit the public.

The supporting framework under this MOU covers the official establishment of framework of agencies with common interests, the establishment of information exchanges, the establishment and development of communication channel between both agencies, the exchanges of experts for common learning, and the encouragement of cooperation with the related media agencies, in order to create a prosperous working environment.

The Memorandum of Understanding is expected to lead to additional exchanges of information in broadcasting and telecommunications, as well as facilitating a safe communication culture on the internet that is accessible to all. Regulating agencies will be tasked in helping create equality, with public benefits as their first priority.

The Korea Communications Standards Commission (KCSC) is a South Korean agency with the main objective to regulate the content from South Korean media to comply with proper standards based on unbiased judgement for the benefit of the public.