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Thailand Mobile Operators warned to get ready for power crisis

BANGKOK, 29 March 2013 (NNT) – The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) has urged all mobile network operators to be prepared for an energy crisis in April after Myanmar announced to close its gas pipelines for maintenance. NBTC Secretary-General Thakorn Tanthasit said the commission had sent a letter to all wireless service providers to […]Read More

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Thailand to auction 3G licences by Q1 2012

Regulator says licensing process will begin next year at earliest pending resolution of legal issues. Thailand’s telecommunications and broadcasting regulator expects to auction off licenses to operate the frequency spectrum used for third-generation mobile phone services in the first quarter of 2012 at the earliest after outstanding legal issues are resolved, an acting member of […]Read More

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True may show upside gain from CAT deals

True Corp is likely to see upside earnings surprise from a new revenue-sharing rate with CAT Telecom, over the 3G service, according to DBS Vickers Securities (Thailand). Its subsidiary, TrueMove, is currently paying CAT Telecom 25 per cent of its service income as concession fee, and this will rise to 30 per cent after Oct […]Read More

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CAT Telecom ordered to negotiate lower price for Hutch

Thailand’s ICT ministry has ordered state-run CAT Telecom to re-negotiate the price it had agreed with Hutchison Telecommunications International (HTI) to buy 100% of their joint venture CDMA mobile operation in Bangkok and central provinces of the country, reports Telecompaper. CAT had earlier agreed to buy out HTI, a wholly owned division of Hong Kong’s […]Read More

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3G Saga taking Thailand back to bad old days of

Despite stumbling steps towards liberalisation, the telecom industry is now sliding back to the old and gruesome monopoly era, with state-owned enterprises TOT and CAT Telecom set to take the lead role in 3G services, leaving private operators shunted to the sidelines. After a lengthy wait, TOT yesterday won the Cabinet’s approval for its Bt20-billion […]Read More