9 March 2011 – SIU in conjunction with Telecommunications Consumer Institute (TCI) organized a telecom workshop on “SMS Spam Protection” at the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC), Phaholyotin Road.
The attendances in this workshop are all five major mobile operators (AIS, DTAC, TRUE, TOT, CAT), digital content providers (e.g. GMM Grammy, INN News and Mono Group) and digital SMS marketing firms. All of participants including TCI and representatives from NBTC discussed the best solution to counter “SMS Spam” and “Value Added Services” problems the mobile consumers are facing now.
Prawit Leestapornwonsa, TCI Director, gave the opening remark. The workshop was moderated by Kan Yuentong, SIU Director. SIU also presented the outcome of “SMS Spam Legal Framework from Other Countries” research project.