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Critics fear collusion in 3G bidding

NBTC prepares to face 'storm' of legal action

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  • Writer: Suchit Leesa-Nguansuk, Komsan Tortermvasana & Mongkol Bangprapa
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The auction of 3G licences kicked off Tuesday amid concern over possible collusion among the three bidders - AIS, DTAC and True Move. 

The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) breathed a sigh of relief after the Central Administrative Court Monday dismissed the petition filed by independent telecom analyst Anuparp Thiralarp seeking to halt the process.

The public is curious to see how much the participants will pay at the auction. The NBTC set a minimum bid of 4.5 billion baht per five MHz.

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