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Thai telco merger in question as offer deadline missed

...concerns. Technically, the deal would turn Thailand from a four-player mobile market to a three-player one, but in reality the current fourth player, National Telecom, is so far behind the...

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Thai telco watchdog defers decision on DTAC-True merger

will create – concessions not withstanding – a duopoly in Thailand’s retail mobile market, one comprised of DTAC-True and current market leader Advanced Info Services (AIS). While there would still...

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Thai mobile merger close to completion

The merger of Thailand’s second and third largest mobile operators looks set to happen sooner rather than later, with the shareholders of both companies having now approved the move. DTAC...

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Telenor tries True Thai tie-up

will raise up to $200 million to invest in promising start-ups. “The telecom and technology sectors are key to enabling Thailand to move up the development curve and to create...

opinion

5G lessons from Asia

...able to boost bandwidth and give their emergency workers a shot in the arm. 5G to the rescue Take, for example, Advanced Info Service (AIS), Thailand’s leading mobile operator. It...

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Singtel, AIS and SK bundle together for gaming JV

SK Telecom has joined forces with Thailand’s AIS and Singapore’s Singtel to launch a new partnership to develop new gaming-related revenue streams. The investment in a regional joint venture builds...

intelligence

NB-IoT, a Broad Road to the IoT

...with such international operators as South Africa’s MTN, Japan’s Softbank, Belgium’s Telenet, Austria’s Hutchison, Belarus’s Velcom, Thailand’s AIS, Indonesia’s Telkomsel, Malaysia’s DiGi, and India’s Airtel. Looking ahead to 2020, the...

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Asia-Pac operators join forces on M2M

...M2M services. The Bridge M2M Alliance comprises India’s Airtel, AIS in Thailand, Hong Kong’s CSL, Globe Telecom from the Philippines, Malaysia’s Maxis, MobiFone from Vietnam, Australia’s Optus, SingTel from Singapore,...

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NSN sees drop in sales

...Brasil to build its 4G LTE network ahead of the 2014 football World Cup. It was also chosen by AIS to roll out 3G services in Thailand; modernised the 3G...

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Thailand's True Corp to offer LTE on 2.1GHz

...licence and can utilise any technology on the band. In October last year, Thailand’s telecoms regulator auctioned the 2.1GHz spectrum and licences were awarded to operators AIS, DTAC and True...

The low penetration in Asia-Pacific is due to its broad, diverse and fragmented make-up

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LTE network plans: Asia Pacific and Oceania

...to amend its license when WiMAX coverage reaches 70%, expected this year. THAILAND AIS subsidiary Digital Phone Company (DPC) has asked its build-transfer-operate concession issuer CAT Telecom for permission to...

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Thai operators agree on network sharing

Thailand has announced that the country’s six major telecoms operators have signed a memorandum of understanding to support the national broadband policy to expand coverage nationwide. The agreement will see...

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Three bidders in Thai 3G licence auction

The top three local mobile operators in Thailand, AIS, DTAC and True Move, were the only companies to apply to bid in the upcoming 3G spectrum auction. Qualified bidders will...

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Europe gets satellite services off the ground

...in Europe, Asia Pacific and South America, by DNA and Elisa in Finland, Síminn in Iceland, Optus in Australia, Vodafone in New Zealand, AIS in Thailand and Digitel in Venezuela....

opinion

Thai operators facing tough choices on 3G plans

Along with giants China and India, Thailand is one of the few major mobile markets in the region that has yet to launch 3G services. But after years of gridlock...

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