In addition to the four original data productivity controls, we’ve introduced six new controls that are now available to Platinum mobile and MBB services.
Productivity controls restrict mobile data by blocking access (or restricting data bandwidth) to online services that have been categorised as:
Restrictions impact access to online services via browsers and apps via mobile data. These data restrictions are based on ‘blocklists’: lists of URLs categorised by type (e.g. streaming). These lists are compiled and managed by the Internet Filtering Database (IFD).
The IFD provides “extensive and comprehensive web categorisation and threat intelligence”, based on domain, path, and page-level information. The lists are updated four times every day.
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Restricts access to sexual and pornographic materials, categorised as:
Restricts access to online gambling services, categorised as:
Restricts access to mature online services. The Mature restriction is different to the Adult restriction in that it prevents services from accessing a broad range of online services via mobile data that include mature themes, including services categorised under violence, illegal drugs, weapons and sexual services:
Restricts access to grotesque online services (i.e. gore), categorised as:
Restricts access to online gaming services, categorised as:
Restricts access to social media, identified as:
Restricts access to streaming media, categorised as:
Restricts access to online entertainment services. The Entertainment block restricts mobile data access to services categorised under streaming music and online media, and online games.
Restricts access to illicit and illegal online services, categorised as:
Restricts access to file sharing services, protecting corporate data and blocking remote access to online services categorised as: