Posted Monday, February 21, 2022 | By: Narith | Posted in  Much More , Social News | Read 1323
Phnom Penh: The Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications has suspended the license of Open Tech, an internet service provider, for failing to pay its debts. The next state leaves 7 days.

So Visothy, secretary of state and spokesman for the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications, told the Post that according to the action taken during the suspension of the license, The Ministry of Opennet requires the company to stop providing services to new customers and enter into business contracts with other partners. He added that the implementation of this measure will not affect the use of Internet services, including Wifi services of customers.

Mr. Sovisothy said: "The Ministry will take action in accordance with the terms of the license as well as the laws and regulations in force for Opennet to pay its debts and "Minimize the impact on consumers."
Action against this company is in accordance with Article 78 of the Telecommunications Law, as well as other measures in accordance with the laws and regulations in force.

According to Mr. Visothy, there are currently 38 other companies licensed and operating in Cambodia. Therefore, the termination of Opennet will not affect the market conditions, prices and internet access options.

So far, no official announcement has been made from King Tech Logic, as many customers are worried. From the use of the company's Internet services.

The Ministry of Economy and Finance and the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications on February 10 issued a joint statement, leaving time for internet service providers. Opennet for 7 days to pay off debts owed by the state.

According to Mr. Visothy, the ministry has given the company more than half a year to pay off the remaining debt, but the company ignored it. Reaching such a license suspension. He said the ministry would lift the suspension in case the company's all state debt was paid off.

King Technologies (Opennet) owed more than $ 6 million in public debt from 2017 to 2019, and the company owed more than $ 1.3 billion in debt. Million dollars only.

According to a report released by Hootsuite in 2020, the number of Internet users will be 8.86 million, accounting for 52.6% of the total population. Of those, 12 million were social media users, accounting for 71.3%, while 21.18 million were mobile users, accounting for 125.8% of the total. All people.
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