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Countdown to 3G bids

Auction for 2.1 GHz slated for Oct 16

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  • Writer: Srisamorn Phoosuphanusorn & Komsan Tortermvasana
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A countdown has begun to the third-generation (3G) spectrum auction, a milestone for the industry and the country's development, with service likely to begin in next year's first quarter. 

Potential bidders for the 2.1-GHz spectrum gather for the NBTC countdown to the Oct 16 auction yesterday. The countdown is aimed at building excitement for the long-delayed launch of 3G technology in Thailand. PATTANAPONG HIRUNARD

Yesterday's countdown event welcoming a new era in Thai telecom was held by the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) at Impact Muang Thong Thani.

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