The National Telecommunications Commission plans to grant licences to provide wireless broadband access services, including WiMax technology, next February.
NTC member Natee Sukonrat said the commission’s board had appointed a committee with him as chairman, to study ways of granting the licences.
The committee's study will run in parallel with the NTC’s review of existing plans to grant licences to develop 3G wireless broadband services using the 2.1GHz spectrum.
While Natee declined to elaborate, another NTC source said that according to the commission's time frame, the whole process – from the planned studies to the awarding of licences – would take 11 months, starting this month.
This month and next, the NTC will begin to examine the need to grant the licences and possible impacts from doing so. It will also work out a process by which it will take a frequency spectrum back from state agencies that
Thailand’s Prime Minister concerned over illegal gambling during Euro 2020
Police in Thailand is tasked with monitoring illegal gambling. Raids regularly take place resulting in fines and or jail time for people found to be hosting or playing in illegal gambling events.
China’s economy stumbles on power crunch
BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s economy hit its slowest pace of growth in a year in the third quarter, hurt by power shortages, supply chain bottlenecks...
Quarantine-Free Thailand Reopens for Vaccinated Tourists From 1 November 2021
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) would like to confirm that Thailand is all set to welcome fully vaccinated foreign...
The ASEAN-India Trade in Goods Agreement
The ASEAN-India Trade in Goods Agreement (the “Agreement”) is a trade deal between the ten member states of ASEAN and...
Bangkok lifts more COVID-19 restrictions
In response to the Royal Thai Government’s announcement to relax more COVID-19 controls in the dark-red zone provinces, which include...
Can border reopening revive tourism in South-East Asia?
In Thailand, where pre-pandemic tourism accounted for 11-12% of GDP, the country lost an estimated $50bn last year as Covid-19...