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4G service providers must offer cheaper service charges than 3G

Bidders of 4G spectrum will be required to offer service charges lower than those charged by 3G spectrum operators and to offer special packages for low income-earners and the disabled, said Mr Thakorn Tanthasathit, secretary-general of the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission. The license requirement for cheaper service charges and special packages for low income-earners […]Read More

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Over 11 million numbers in Thailand using 3G: NBTC

BANGKOK, 28 September 2013 (NNT) – The National Broadcasting and Telecommunication Commission (NBTC) has announced that over 11 million mobile numbers across Thailand are using 3G service. According to NBTC Secretary-general Thakorn Tantasit, more than 11 million people have switched to using 3G on 2.1 GHZ since the service was offered on May 7th this […]Read More

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Thailand’s telecom operators reduce 3G 21GHz package service fees 15%

BANGKOK, Sept 26 – Thailand’s three telecommunications operators are honoring a price reduction requirement for their 3G services on the 2.1 gigahertz (GHz) spectrum, a senior official of the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) said today. Thakorn Tantasith, NBTC secretary general, said the three companies were instructed to lower fees for voice and non-voice […]Read More

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DTAC boosts this year’s investment

Total Access Communication is raising the annual investment budget this year from Bt12.5 billion to Bt14.5 billion, to expand its 3G service coverage. Petter Furberg, CEO for finance and accounting, said on Monday that the 3-year investment budget is maintained at Bt34 billion. Read more: The NationRead More

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Thai Mobile operators defend 3G speed

BANGKOK, 22 May 2013 (NNT) – Mobile network operators have responded to mounting criticism from the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) regarding the speed of the new 3G services. Advanced Info Service (AIS) executive Somchai Lertsutthiwong affirmed that the company is delivering broadband services within the speed stipulated by NBTC. He said AIS has […]Read More

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Approval of 3G licenses pending conclusions on service details

BANGKOK, 19 April 2013 (NNT) – The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) has not been able to endorse the 3G licenses of three mobile phone service providers as conclusions are yet to be drawn on three issues related to their services. The three issues concerning the 3G licenses which the NTC was unable to conclude consist […]Read More

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Thai Mobile phone operators get 3G licences

BANGKOK, Dec 8 – Thailand’s National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) has resolved to issue third generation (3G) wireless licences to three mobile phone operators with a condition they reduce the service fees by at least 15 per cent, according to a senior committee member. Col Settapong Malisuwan, chairman of the Telecommunications Committee which is […]Read More

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

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 […]Read More