The planned auction for the third-generation (3G) spectrum will definitely take place next week, with no delays, the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission announced on Monday.
The move by telecom expert Anuparp Thiralarp threatening legal action against the NBTC came as no surprise. Five legal challenges have been launched against the 3G auction, secretary-general Takorn Tantasit said.
The NBTC plans to auction off bandwidth in the 2100 megahertz band on Oct 16. The three main private mobile operators - Advanced Info Service (AIS), Dtac and True Move - all are expected to bid for the spectrum.
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