Advanced Search Advanced Search Close Panel All of these words This exact phrase Any of these words Without these words Search within: IMDAWhole of Government Expand All Collapse All Top 5 Most Popular FAQs1. Is accessing pornography on the Internet illegal? The IMDA does not monitor or track users' access to any sites on the Internet and does not interfere with what individuals access in the privacy of their homes. We are primarily concerned with the purveyors and distributors of pornography. Unless you engage in such activities, the mere act of visiting such sites is not an offence. 2. Who would be eligible for MES? MES is open to Singapore citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents. Applicants must have already applied to, or gained admission to an institution for a full-time media-related undergraduate or postgraduate programme at reputable international or Singapore universities. The field of study must be supported by IMDA and the co-sponsoring companies. Applicants must ensure that they have met the minimum requirements indicated by the co-sponsoring companies. Male applicants must have completed, or be exempted from, National Service at the time of their study. 3. How can I apply for the Assistance Scheme? Where can I get the application form for the Scheme? Auto-inclusion HouseholdsIf you are living in a one or two-room HDB rental flat or are a recipient of public assistance from ComCare1, CHAS2, CDAC, Yayasan MENDAKI, SINDA or Sikh Welfare Council who meet our eligibility criteria, you will be automatically included in the Assistance Scheme and do not need to apply. IMDA will send you a notification letter with information on how you can receive the Assistance Scheme Package when your estate is ready for digital TV. Other Eligible HouseholdsApplication forms are available at your nearest Community Centres/Clubs, HDB Branch Offices and CDAC, Yayasan MENDAKI, SINDA and Sikh Welfare Council offices and branches when your estate is able to receive digital TV. Alternatively, you may download a copy of the application form here. Please send the completed and signed application form to the InfoComm Media Development Authority using the enclosed envelope, with a clear copy of the applicant’s NRIC (front and back). The applicant must be one of the residents staying in the address as indicated in the NRIC. If the applicant is a non-Singaporean, he must submit the NRIC (or birth certificate for persons below 15 years old) of a Singaporean member of his household and indicate the relationship. If you are using your own envelope, you can mail the form to this address: DTV Assistance SchemeInfoComm Media Development Authority3 Fusionopolis Way#14-22 SymbiosisSingapore 138633You should apply for the Assistance Scheme after your estate is ready for digital TV. You may refer to the estate rollout schedule on MediaCorp’s website http://www.mediacorp.sg/digitaltv to check if your estate is ready. 1 List of existing active ComCare recipients provided by MSF to IMDA on the first day of every month, fulfilling the Digital TV Assistance Scheme eligibility criteria and staying in estates able to receive digital TV.2 Refer to CHAS Blue Card holders who qualified under the CHAS criteria of household with no income and the Annual Value (AV) of their residence as reflected on their NRIC is $13,000 and below. 4. How do I know if I qualify for the DTV Assistance Package? To qualify for the Assistance Package, the household should have:A working TV set;At least one Singaporean household member; and[for economically active households] Monthly household income of $1,900 or below or monthly household income per person of $600 or below; OR [for households with no income] Residence with Annual Value (AV) of $13,000 or below (i.e. most HDB flats). Each eligible household is entitled to one Assistance Scheme package comprising the following:One DVB-T2 digital set-top box;One indoor antenna; andInstallation service Households with existing pay TV subscriptions (e.g., Singtel TV, StarHub TV) already enjoy digital TV. Households with digital-ready integrated televisions (IDTVs, i.e. TVs with built-in DVB-T2 digital tuners) will just need to connect an antenna to the IDTV to receive our free-to-air digital TV channels. As such, this Assistance Scheme will not apply to these households. 5. Where are the hotspots? You can find the latest information on the locations of Wireless@SG hotspots coverage area here. IMDA is also planning to expand the area of coverage to include more government offices (i.e. public accessible areas), public transport facilities/MRT stations, tourist attraction and community hotspots. Recent UpdatesCommunity Engagement > SG-TAM If you are unable to find an answer to your query, please submit your Feedback to let us know how we can help you.