Monday, 22 February 2016 07:12

Tough year ahead for Digital TV in Thailand

Although Thailand’s Broadcasting Commission (NBTC) handed out 13.5 million free digital TV coupons to Thai households in 2014 and 2015, only 8.5 million redeemed the coupons.
Saturday, 02 January 2016 22:47

MVNO licenses in Thailand as of 2016

Thailand’s National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) has issued 39 MVNO licenses since the introduction of MVNO in Thailand six years ago.
Tuesday, 29 December 2015 00:37

Thailand's New Telecom Structure 2016

The two mobile spectrum auctions, held recently in Thailand on the 900Mhz and 1800Mhz - not only brought a new fourth mobile operator to Thailand, but also changes in the spectrum allocation, which could change the pecking order in the Thai mobile market.
In this - our third and final article of a three-part series, regarding unused MVNO capacity and reluctance towards MVNOs, among the mobile network operators in Thailand, we take a closer look at a possible solution to break down the silos and enable the digital economy
Wednesday, 09 December 2015 04:45

Why MVNOs in Thailand have failed

The introduction of MVNOs in Thailand six years ago has not succeeded in laying the foundation to ensure innovation, the achievement of the broader industry and national economic objectives. However, there are lessons to be learned, and first lesson is - a new approach is needed
Tuesday, 08 December 2015 22:56

Unused MVNO network capacity in Thailand

In this article, we highlight the vast unused telecom network capacity set aside for Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs) in Thailand, due to reluctance from the mobile network operators, AIS, Dtac and True, to accept these on their networks. This article is the first in a three part series on spectrum, MVNOs and digital economy in Thailand.