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AIS to double 3G network capacity

* Advanced Info Service Plc, the country’s biggest mobile operator, has underlined its mission to maintain its leadership in wireless services, with plans to double its 3G network capacity to 3,500 sites next year. Chief executive officer Wichian Mektrakarn said the company plans to double its 3G network capacity to accommodate up to 6 million […]

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New rules aim to limit foreign ownership

New regulations preventing foreign dominance of Thai telecommunications operators are now in effect, aiming to promote business management by local executives and prevent the use of nominees by foreigners to control the companies. The National Telecommunicat-ions Commission (NTC) also devised the regulations to enable it to control foreign investment in the sector transparently and to […]

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True Move launches 3G with war cry

True Move officially kicked off its commercial 3G service yesterday by declaring a “3G war” via an ad that pokes fun at its bigger rivals’ inability to roll out better service. The country’s third-largest mobile operator called the service a “crucial turning point” in its quest for revenue growth. To avoid disruption to 2G services, […]

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AIS loses face over TOT debacle

Advanced Info Service has lost face because TOT failed to provide the country’s largest mobile operator with data roaming services on its 3G network as agreed,says its chief executive. Wichian Mektrakarn made the comments yesterday after he and vicechairman Somprasong Boonyachai met with TOT executives to discuss their roaming agreements. AIS had told its subscribers that they could use […]

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