Government holds up Thai 3G plans - Mobile World Live

Government holds up Thai 3G plans

05 NOV 2009

TeleGeography reports that Thailand’s finance ministry yesterday delivered the country’s 3G plans a double blow, telling state-run telco TOT to re-submit its business plan for launching 3G services and ordering the regulator to resolve legal questions about its authority to grant 3G licences before calling an auction. Both the TOT 3G launch and the international tender for 2.1GHz licences were planned for next month, but last week the regulator indicated February was a more likely date for the auction, and the latest interference from the government adds further uncertainty.

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