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CAT/True deal facing scrutiny

Thai publication The Nation reports that the country’s National Anti Corruption Commission is investigating the management of CAT Telecom, following a wide-ranging deal the company inked with partner TrueMove earlier this year.

ZTE drops TOT legal action

The Bangkok Post reports that ZTE has withdrawn a court case seeking to block the award of a network infrastructure contract by operator TOT, although Ericsson is still believed to be pursuing an action.

CAT yet to agree Thai 3G launch conditions

Dow Jones reports that the board of state-owned operator CAT has yet to agree to partner Total Access Communication’s plan to commercially launch 3G services.

Ericsson and ZTE unhappy over Thai 3G tender

The Bangkok Post reports that Ericsson and ZTE have criticised the 3G infrastructure supply contract process being undertaken by state-owned Thai operator TOT, after both companies were “tentatively” put out of the running for the deal by the initial screening process

Thailands True to buy local rival to aid 3G push

True Corp, which owns Thailand’s third-largest mobile operator, is to buy the local CDMA business of Hutchison Telecommunications International

Thailand’s TOT could gain compensation from rival, says panel

Thai operator TOT could ask for THB75 billion (US$2.25 billion) in compensation from its rival AIS, which paid less than originally agreed for a mobile phone concession, according to a member of a government panel.

TOT begins 3G procurement process

The Bangkok Post reports that operator TOT has begun sales of the bidding documents for its 3G network expansion contract.

Thailand preps MNP launch

Thailand’s mobile network operators have confirmed that they can launch the oft-delayed mobile number portability (MNP) service before the end of the year, but only in the capital city, Bangkok.

Report: Regulatory hurdles slow TOT 3G network build

It was reported that Thailand’s National Telecommunications Commission may look to prevent the rollout of operator TOT’s 3G network, following question marks over the legitimacy of the regulator which have already led to the abandonment of a 3G auction in the country.