Wednesday, 26 July 2017

15 bidders for Thai 3G licences, but big three seen winning out

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Monday 17 September 12

Thai think tank warns 15-MHz bandwidth cap will reduce competition in 3G auction, but regulator claims it's all about position.

15 companies have picked up application forms to take part in Thailand's forthcoming 3G auction and more could follow before the entry deadline passes, but revised contest rules mean the three biggest players in the market are likely to share the spoils. According to a report in the Bangkok Post on Monday, the Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI) has expressed concern over changes made to the auction rules regarding the maximum amount of spectrum a single company may bid for…

15 companies have picked up application forms to take part in Thailand's forthcoming 3G auction and more could follow before the entry deadline passes, but revised contest rules mean the three biggest players in the market are likely to share the spoils. According to a report in the Bangkok Post on Monday, the Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI) has expressed concern over changes made to the auction rules regarding the maximum amount of spectrum a single company may bid for…

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