• Tue, 04 Jul 2017 16:35
    No telecom licence needed for new Line Mobile phone service: NBTC
    The office of the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission has concluded that the upcoming Line Mobile phone service does not need to apply for a telecom licence, as it does not fall into the category of a telecom business operation.
    Corporate
  • Thu, 01 Dec 2016 01:00
    Regulator say sought on need for licence for CAT-DTAC JVs
    STATE TELECOM enterprise CAT Telecom and Total Access Communication (DTAC), which holds a concession from CAT, have jointly consulted the regulator about whether their planned joint ventures for telecom towers and a fibre-optic network will have to get telecom licences.
    Corporate
  • Wed, 23 Nov 2016 18:13
    NBTC asked to lower telecom licence, phone number fees
    THE NATIONAL Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) has been asked to reduce the annual licence and monthly phone-number fees for all telecom companies. 
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 03 Aug 2016 01:00
    NBTC to auction 11 telecom licences in next 5 years
    THERE ARE 11 wireless-telecommunication spectrum licences waiting for auction over the next five years, Takorn Tantasith, secretary-general of the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission said during a meeting of the Asean Telecommunication
    Economy
  • Fri, 08 Apr 2016 01:00
    Telecom licence fees, tax hikes fund stimulus
    THE 4G licence fees and hikes in excise taxes on tobacco and fuel have provided about Bt65 billion to Bt85 billion to the government to launch more measures to boost the economy, according to Kasikorn Research Centre.
    Economy
  • Wed, 06 Apr 2016 01:00
    Jasmine CEO explains subsidiary’s default on 900MHz telecom licence
    PETE BODHARAMIK, chief executive officer of Jasmine International, has insisted that Jas really wanted to be the fourth mobile-phone operator in Thailand.
    Corporate
  • Mon, 04 Apr 2016 01:00
    NBTC wants to find ways to lure 900MHz bidders
    THE NATIONAL Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) has consulted with the government and academicians to seek ways to encourage companies to participate in the upcoming auction of a telecom licence on the 900-megahertz spectrum, said a Gov
    Economy
  • Sun, 27 Mar 2016 07:27
    Viettel chosen for Myanmar's fourth telecom licence
    YANGON - The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology has picked Vietnam’s Viettel Co as the foreign partner of Myanmar National Telecom Holding, which together will be awarded the fourth telecom licence.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 13 Feb 2016 01:00
    BOT predicts lending growth above 4.3%
    THE ISSUANCE of fourth-generation telecom licences and the government’s investments in infrastructure projects will help boost loan growth in the commercial banking industry to a higher level than last year, according to the Bank of Thailand.
    Economy
  • Fri, 25 Dec 2015 01:00
    Jasmine able to finance 4G development
    JASMINE MOBILE Broadband, one the two winners of telecom licences on the 900-megahertz spectrum, yesterday dismissed scepticism of its financial ability to develop a fourth-generation cellular service, saying it had already secured strong commitments from
    Corporate
  • Tue, 22 Dec 2015 01:00
    Jasmine, True have no need to recap for 4G service
    JASMINE MOBILE Broadband (JASMBB), one of two winners of 900MHz telecom licences, says it has no need to undertake recapitalisation to finance 4G service development but could seek other channels including bank loans, operating cash flow, and its infrastr
    Corporate
  • Fri, 18 Dec 2015 01:00
    NBTC eyes 2.6 GHz for next telecom licence
    The 2.6-gigahertz spectrum could be the next one the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission puts up for auction, NBTC secretary-general Takorn Tantasith said yesterday.
    Economy
  • Fri, 04 Dec 2015 01:00
    Winners of 1800MHz licences to make first 4G moves today
    The battle for 4G customers is set to get under way today, as the two winners of telecom licences on the 1800-megahertz spectrum make their first moves. Advanced Wireless Network (AWN) will announce that it will launch its fourth-generation wireless servi
    Economy
  • Sat, 28 Nov 2015 01:00
    Budget Bureau expects Thailand to post lower deficit in 2017 than Bt390 bn estimated in 2016
    The 2017 fiscal budget deficit is expected to be lower than fiscal 2016's Bt390 billion as the government is expected to collect more revenue, such as income from the auctions of 4G telecom licences, the Budget Bureau says.
    Economy
  • Fri, 27 Nov 2015 18:11
    Budget Bureau expects lower 2017 deficit than in fiscal 2016
    THE 2017 fiscal budget deficit is expected to be lower than fiscal 2016's Bt390 billion as the government is expected to collect more revenue, such as income from the auctions of 4G telecom licences, the Budget Bureau says.
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