The 20-year wait is over. Thailand's first real third-generation mobile broadband service is on the air after mobile leader Advanced Info Service (AIS) made the first 3G commercial launch under the licensing regime Tuesday.
After decades of delay, 3G service on the international standard 2.1-gigahertz frequency has finally come to Bangkok and 20 major provinces on AIS's 3G network of 5,000 base stations.
Third-ranked operator True Move will roll out its full commercial 3G service on the 2.1-GHz frequency Wednesday, and No.2 DTAC will announce its plans Thursday.
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