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Court to rule on 3G challenge

Ombudsman seeks halt to 'unfair' auction results

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  • Writer: Mongkol Bangprapa & Nattaya Chetchotiros
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The Administrative Court will rule today whether to order the suspension of 3G licences to the three bid winners. 

Last month, the Office of the Ombudsman asked the court to suspend the granting of the 3G licences, claiming the auction lacked free and fair competition as required under the constitution.

Under the terms of the auction, the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) is required to issue the licences within 90 days of approving the auction's outcome.

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