Singapore to reserve 60MHz for new mobile operator

Singapore’s telecoms regulator has proposed setting aside 60MHz out of a total of 225MHz of new spectrum at a lower reserve price in a separate auction to be open only to new entrants. The structure of the next spectrum auction …

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Thai regulator approves return of 5MHz for 4G auctions

Thailand’s telecoms regulator has approved the return of 5MHz of unused 1.8GHz spectrum to be included in the 4G auction in November, according to a report in the Nation. Following an earlier rejection, the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) …

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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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Thai regulator reconsiders dtac’s offer to return 4G spectrum

Thailand’s telecoms regulator said it will now reconsider dtac’s offer to return 5MHz of unused 1.8GHz spectrum for the 4G auctions at the end of the year, following an earlier rejection. But the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) said …

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India’s Idea first to raise data tariffs after auction

After speculation that India’s operators would need to boost prices following their record payout for 4G spectrum, the third largest operator Idea Cellular is the first to raise data rates by up to 100 per cent in the New Delhi …

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Thai 4G auctions to go ahead in August

Thailand’s military government stated that the country’s long-delayed 4G spectrum auctions will go ahead as scheduled and that the telecoms regulator is prepared to hold the sale within five months. In late February the government said the auctions would not …

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Slow progress on Thai ‘digital economy’ laws could delay 4G auctions

Thailand’s 4G spectrum auctions scheduled for August could be delayed until 2016 unless the country’s ‘digital economy’ laws are passed by April, the Bangkok Post reported. A committee member working on the initiative told the Post: “There’s no guarantee that …

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