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Mobile calls capped at B 0.99/minute

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All domestic mobile phone calls made from Jan 1, 2013 are regulated by law to a maximum rate of 99 satang/minute, the Office of the National Broadcasting and Telecommunication Commission (NBTC) announced on Wednesday. 

NBTC commissioner Pravit Leesatapornwongsa, said that according to the regulation on maximum call charges for cell phones issued in 2012, service providers in Thailand could no longer charge more than 99 satang/minute.

He said the regulation was supposed to take effect on April 4, 2012 but the NBTC allowed operators who have prior contracts to carry on until the contracts end, or the latest by Dec 31.

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