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Low 3G bids heighten odds of legal challenge

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  • Writer: Nuntawun Polkuamdee & Nareerat Wiriyapong
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Analysts and investors breathed a cautious sigh of relief at yesterday's successful auction of third-generation (3G) mobile network licences. 

Tablet PC and smartphone makers can expect a jump in sales as customer demand increases with the rollout of genuine 3G service. PATIPAT JANTHONG

But the relatively low prices fetched from the sale are sure to fuel concerns about the prospect of court challenges against the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC).

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