An independent telecom specialist will file a legal challenge in the Administrative Court on Wednesday against the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission, saying its plan to auction 3G licences on Oct 16 does not benefit Thais.
The filing will ask the court to suspend the auction until the NBTC issues more conditions that give the most benefit to the Thai people, complying with constitutional law that rules frequencies are a national limited resource. Therefore the auction must give the most benefit to the people.
Anuparp Thiralarp, an independent telecom specialist, said the auction's conditions do not have four important items needed to benefit the people.
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