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3G wireless auction hangs in the balance

Legal challenges force court to delay decision

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  • Writer: Komsan Tortermvasana & Mongkol Bangprapa
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Uncertainty continues to surround the fate of the third-generation (3G) wireless spectrum auction, as the Central Administrative Court yesterday delayed its decision on whether next week's auction can go ahead as scheduled. 

Anuparp Thiralarp, the former president of the Thailand TelecommunicationManagement Academy, shows a petition he filed with the Administrative Court yesterday asking it to halt the planned auction of thirdgeneration (3G) wireless licences. PATTANAPONG HIRUNARD

In addition to the injunction sought by telecom expert Anuparp Thiralarp from the court yesterday, the Consumer Rights Protection Association (CRPA), led by president Prayad Senwirat, also filed a second complaint against the National Broadcasting and Telecommunication Commission (NBTC).

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