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NBTC gives no quarter on mobile phone prepaid rules

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Regulators have reiterated that fines on mobile operators who fail to follow the rules on prepaid registration and top-up card expiry will continue until compliance. 

The big three mobile operators are crying foul over the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission's strict stand, saying they need more time.

NBTC secretary-general Takorn Tantasit insisted: "We will not put off the January 18 deadline, which demands mobile operators start properly registering prepaid SIM cards and scrap the expiry date on prepaid mobile credit.

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