Thai ICT ministry, CAT suggest delaying 4G auction again

Thailand’s long-delayed 4G auctions, now scheduled for the end of the year, could be pushed back again after the ICT minister and the head of CAT Telecom suggested a few months delay to give the regulator more time to develop …

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Thailand pushes to expand auctions with 2.3GHz band

The Thai government has asked the Information and Communication Technology Ministry to reclaim 100MHz of unused 2.3GHz spectrum from state-owned operator TOT for the upcoming 4G auctions. At a meeting of the digital economy committee last week, deputy prime minister …

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Thai junta’s dangerous steps to neuter telecoms regulator

NEW BLOG: Thailand’s cabinet last week approved eight draft bills that are intended to transform the country’s economy – which has spluttered since the coup last May – into a “digital” economy. The new measures, covering everything from cyber security and …

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Thailand backs away from independent regulator

Thailand’s ICT Ministry has suggested that the National Digital Economy Committee be given responsibility for determining the amount of spectrum and the rules for the upcoming 4G auction. The suggestion by ICT Minister Pornchai Rujiprapa is yet another move by …

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