National Internet Gateway Established

The Royal Government has established the National Internet Gateway (NIG) to facilitate and manage online traffic across the Kingdom.
The creation of NIG was made through a sub-decree signed this week by Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen.
According to the sub-decree, a NIG operator to be appointed by the government will set up a one-stop system to bring all overseas internet connections through a single point.
“The establishment of NIG is to facilitate and manage domestic and international internet connections, to enhance national revenue collection effectively, to protect national security and to maintain social order,” the sub-decree said.
NIG operator, in cooperation with relevant authorities, would take action in blocking and disconnecting all network connections that affect national revenue, safety, social order, dignity, culture, tradition and custom.
Currently Cambodia, has six mobile internet and 37 fixed internet service providers with 14.8 million mobile internet subscribers and 249,132 fixed internet subscribers.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press