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  • Economy4G auctions 'on track'

    27 Feb 2015 : The government insists the fourth-generation (4G) spectrum auctions will take place before September in order to accelerate development of Thailand's digital economy.

  • telecommunications & technologyTrue set to double broadband network 

    27 Feb 2015 : True Online, the broadband internet arm of True Corporation, has set aside 15 billion baht to double its fibre-optic broadband network coverage to meet burgeoning demand for next-generation high-speed internet service.

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  • Per-second mobile tariffs win nod

    06 Jan 2015 : Lawmakers voted on Tuesday for mobile phone operators to charge users per second instead of per minute, claiming users can collectively save up to 43 billion baht a year.

  • NBTC set to tackle 4G auctions, digital licences

    06 Jan 2015 : The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) will push for fourth-generation (4G) mobile service auctions and issue at least three licences for state-administered digital TV channels in the next 12 months.

  • TECHNOLOGY

    Social networking set for breakout year

    05 Jan 2015 : Social networking is playing a key role in the development of Thailand's digital marketing industry and the emergence of social business models.

  • Google offers digital advice

    05 Jan 2015 : Google Inc, the world's biggest internet company, has identified three key areas of focus for the Thai government to successfully develop an innovative digital economy.

  • TECHNOLOGY

    Start-ups ask government for incentives

    05 Jan 2015 : The Thailand Tech Startup Association (TTSA) is calling for the government to provide a variety of tax and investment incentives and increase access to alternative financial sources to help new and young tech entrepreneurs.

  • ISPs ordered to censor content

    29 Dec 2014 : Internet service providers (ISPs) have been "authorised" to monitor and block web pages threatening national security or containing lese majeste content as they see fit, without having to seek prior approval from regulators.

  • Ministry wants panel to rule on 4G auction

    29 Dec 2014 : The Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Ministry is calling for the digital economy panel to decide the number of spectrum auctions as well as their rules to provide fourth-generation (4G) wireless broadband service instead of allowing the national telecom regulator alone to determine them.

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