• Thu, 16 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    THAILAND RISES TO 78TH IN GLOBAL IDI RANKING
    Thailand has risen by one notch in International Telecommunic-ation Union (ITU)’s ICT Development Index (IDI) ranking this year. The Kingdom has moved up to 78th from 79th in 2016 among a total of 176 counties.
    Economy
  • Thu, 09 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    NOD TO AUCTION RULES
    The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) board yesterday approved the draft rules on the auction of licences for the 900 megahertz and 1800MHz spectra, said Takorn Tantasith, the regulator’s secretary-general.
    Corporate
  • Tue, 07 Nov 2017 13:38:45
    Thailand's Intouch invests in lifestyle portal ShopBack
    Thailand telecom holdings firm Intouch Holdings, through its venture capital arm InVent, has jointly invested in one-stop lifestyle portal ShopBack.
    Corporate
  • Tue, 07 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    New SIM registration to require biometric ID starting Dec 15
    THE National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) will launch the new method of registering a new mobile phone SIM card – the biometric verification system – nationwide on December 15.
    Corporate
  • Sat, 04 Nov 2017 16:39:07
    NBTC to auction 95 ‘auspicious’ phone numbers
    The Office of the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) will auction off 95 “auspicious” phone numbers later this month, hoping to raise more than Bt80 million.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 02 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    Steep starting bids for spectra in frame
    THE NATIONAL Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) plans to auction licences for the 900 megahertz and 1800MHz spectra in May next year, the regulator’s secretary-general, Takorn Tantasith, said.
    Corporate
  • Wed, 01 Nov 2017 17:27:04
    Outlook for telecoms in Asia is stable: Moody’s
    Moody's Investors Service says that the outlook for the telecommunications industry in Asia Pacific is stable, but will also face headwinds from technological changes.
    Economy
  • Wed, 01 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    Indosat, Tri outbid rivals for spectrum  
    Two operators – Indosat and Hutchison 3 Indonesia – were awarded the 2.1 GHz radio frequency for mobile cellular network operations that are worth 423.08 billion  rupiah (US$31.17 million).
    Tech
  • Mon, 30 Oct 2017 14:34:17
    Ayala, Jack Ma firm launches purchase-by-scan system
    The Ayala Group’s Globe Telecom and Ant Financial Services Group, owned by Chinese tycoon and Alibaba Group founder Jack Ma, rolled out a new cashless option that allows consumers to buy goods and services by scanning QR codes in establishments using their mobile phones.
    Tech
  • Fri, 20 Oct 2017 01:00:00
    NBTC to collect BT21.6BN from licence payments for state coffers
    The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) will hand over to state coffers Bt21.608 billion from the upcoming second instalment payments that follow the awarding of 1800MHz licences.
    Economy
  • Thu, 19 Oct 2017 01:00:00
    NBTC approves lower Tv licence fees
    The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) board yesterday approved the new lower rates for the annual licence fees of TV broadcasters in a move to help ease the burden on the terrestrial digital TV operators, according to secretary general Takorn Tantasith.
    Corporate
  • Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:37:27
    SCB to finance ZTE project in Thailand
    Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) has become a strategic partner in providing financing support to ZTE (Thailand), a subsidiary of Chinese telecommunications and information technology firm ZTE Corp.
    Corporate
  • Mon, 16 Oct 2017 15:05:12
    Fitch affirms DTAC rating, saying outlook is stable
    Fitch Ratings has affirmed Thailand-based telecommunications company Total Access Communication Public Company Limited’s (DTAC) long-term foreign- and local-currency issuer default rating (IDR) at BBB, with a stable outlook. The agency has also affirmed its national long-term rating at AA (tha) with stable outlook, and national short-term rating at F1+ (tha).
    Corporate
  • Wed, 11 Oct 2017 17:52:41
    Unregistered drones banned
    Owners have been given 90 days from Friday to register their drones, the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) announced on Wednesday.
    national
  • Tue, 10 Oct 2017 14:36:01
    Panel set to licence more mobile phone spectrum
    The broadcasting and telecom regulatory body, National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC), on Monday appointed a working panel to draw up regulations and methods of awarding licences to use the spectrum band on the range of 885MHz-895MHz/903-940MHz and the band on the range of 1740MHz-1785MHz/1835MHz-1880MHz.
    Economy
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