Is Set-Top Box illegal in Singapore?

Is Set-Top Box illegal in Singapore?

The sale of set-top boxes that offer users access to streams of pirated movies and shows will soon be made illegal in Singapore. The Ministry of Law outlined a new set of proposed changes to the Copyright Act on Tuesday, 6 July 2021, in a bid to strengthen the country’s protection of copyright properties.

Can I bring TV box to Singapore?

The Singapore High Court has banned TV box applications that allow users to stream and download content like movies, tv shows and live sports channels. The court ordered that Internet service providers block access to these tv boxes.

Is IPTV illegal in Singapore?

The sale of internet protocol television (IPTV) boxes (devices that can be used to illegally download and stream media content) is now forbidden.

How much must I pay for a StarHub TV box?

A rental fee of $5/month will be charged for the StarHub TV+ box over 12 months. 12-month commitment applies.

Is streaming box illegal?

But it becomes illegal when a box is used to stream subscription channels for free. It is also illegal to buy or sell these modified devices which have become known as “fully-loaded” – a term that describes how the software has been altered to allow access to subscription-only channels.

Which TV box is legal in Singapore?

Subscribe to our Telegram channel for the latest updates in the marketing and advertising scene. StarHub has launched a Legal TV Box Store at Sim Lim Square which offers discounts on StarHub TV+ box and plans for Singaporeans who wish to turn in their illegal TV box.

Is Android box legal?

So yes, selling Android boxes are illegal too Legally, this is stated in two separate Acts, the Communications and Multimedia Act 1998 and the Communications and Multimedia (Technical Standards) Regulations 2000.

Is streaming illegal in Singapore?

“Illegal streaming sites are simply illegal,” asserted CAP’s General Manager, Matthew Cheetham.

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