Thai 3G operators to be told: Reduce phone prices or lose the licences

Thailand News Breaking News

Thailand News Breaking News. Image: TN.

BANGKOK, Dec 6 – Thailand’s National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) has threatened to revoke the third-generation (3G) wireless licences for any of the three bid winners who refuse to lower mobile phone service fees by 15-20 per cent, a commission executive said.

NBTC secretary general Takorn Tantasit said the NBTC will meet today and tomorrow to discuss further actions on the 3G mobile phone pricing now that the Administrative Court has rejected the Office of the Ombudsman’s injunction regarding the auction, clearing the way for the NBTC to issue licences to the three bid winners within the stipulated deadline.

Read more: MCOT

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