3rd Bilateral Meeting between Office of the NBTC and TRC (virtual meeting)

3rd Bilateral Meeting between Office of the NBTC and TRC (virtual meeting)

Office of the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission hosted the 3rd Bilateral Meeting

Office of the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission hosted the 3rd Bilateral Meeting with Telecommunication Regulator of Cambodia (TRC) in virtual meeting format with an aim to enhance telecommunication sector development and coordinating frequency usages in ASEAN region.

On 19 April 2021, Office of the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (Office of the NBTC) hosted the 3rd Bilateral Meeting between Office of the NBTC and TRC, Cambodia where the meeting aimed to strengthen cooperation between the two organisations in reference to an MoU signed on 24 August 2015. 

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, Office of the NBTC and TRC agreed to hold the 3rd meeting in a virtual meeting format in order to continue their close collaboration. 

Honourable General Sukit Khamasundara, Commissioner Acting Chairman of the NBTC, presided over the opening ceremony and delivered welcome remarks. This was followed by reciprocal remarks by H.E. Chenda Thong, Chairman of TRC, Cambodia.

Mr. Trairat Viriyasirikul, Deputy Secretary General Acting Secretary General was assigned to chair the meeting and head the Thai delegation. H.E. Kimsann Srun, TRC commissioner, headed the Cambodian delegation. Also present were Mr. Sutisak Tantayotin, Deputy Secretary General of Telecommunications Cluster and executives from both sides.

The objectives of the meeting were to exchange information about the regulatory and policy environments of both organisations, discuss regulatory challenges, lay out ways forward for bilateral cooperation over the coming five years, and strengthen partnerships in other international forums. 

TRC is interested in the 5G auction in Thailand, one of key milestones in the country's development, as well as numbering portability services. 

Office of the NBTC shared information on regulating spectrum management, current telecommunication market regulatory trends, and telecommunications licensing procedures in Thailand. 

Office of the NBTC and TRC agreed to push forward OTT (Over-The-Top) initiatives in ASEAN. The collaboration between the two organisations will enhance both parties’ regulatory efforts and improve the landscapes of their telecommunication regimes, leading to high standards and efficiency in delivering telecommunication services for citizens of both countries.

Office of the NBTC aims to develop and enhance collaboration between the two countries in terms of telecommunication services and coordinating frequency usage in ASEAN, as ways to significantly strengthen relationship between the two organisations.


International Affairs Bureau, Office of the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (Office of the NBTC)

Tel. : 0-2278-1736

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