The MVNO IEC3G quietly resurrects as Tron IEC3GWritten by Yozzo
Tron (Thailand) Co.,Ltd is a company held by the Thai Process Agent Co.,Ltd with 51% of the shares, and Talk Focus Sdn. Bhd with 49%
Talk Focus Sdn. Bhd is the Malaysian company running Tron, a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) in Malaysia, using the network of DiGi Malaysia Telecommunication. Tron Malaysia officially launched as MVNO in December 2011, serving the market of gen-X and gen-Y in Malaysia.
Prior to selling the MVNO, IEC3G had approximately 8,000 active subscriber. The initial goal for the MVNO was 300,000 3G subscribers during the first six months of operation. International Engineering Company PCL reportedly spent THB 50 million (U$1,560,000) on service development.
Recently the new name “Tron IEC3G” has started to appear on the twitter account of IEC3G.
As well as on the IEC3G website
Although the web address http://www.tron.co.th, is up and running it seems to reuse the information from the Malaysian Tron site, e.g. redress your complaints to the Consumer Forum Malaysia (CFM)
IEC3G was one of the initial first five MVNO’s to be granted a MVNO license in Thailand operating on the network of TOT Public Company Limited.
MVNO license number 58 in Thailand
Thailand’s telecom regulator NBTC has issued one more MVNO license, bringing the total of issued MVNO licenses to 58 since the introduction of MVNO in Thailand.
MVNA MVNE One Development awarded MVNA license in Thailand
Mobile Virtual Network Aggregator and Enabler MVNA/ MVNE One Development (Thailand) Co., Ltd., has been awarded a Type 1 telecoms license for Mobile Virtual Network Aggregator (MVNA) services in Thailand, by the telecom regulator NBTC.
Two more MVNO licenses issued in Thailand
NBTC has issued two more MVNO licenses, bringing the total of issued MVNO licenses to 57 since the introduction of MVNO in Thailand eight years ago. Nine have launched - six remains more or less active.
50 MVNO licenses issued in Thailand
Thailand’s National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) has now issued 50 MVNO licenses since the introduction of MVNO seven years ago.
Whose LINE is it?
Earlier this month, Thai consumers was surprised to find that LINE had launched a mobile service in Thailand. So too was the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC), who invited LINE to explain on the matter.