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December 22, 2015

PLC Communications: Regulation and Outsourcing Global Guide 2015/16 – Thailand Chapter

Practical Law Company

Communications: Regulation and Outsourcing Global Guide  provides a high-level overview of communications law in 20 jurisdictions worldwide. The Thailand chapter of the guide, written by Tilleke & Gibbins, covers the following main topics:

  • The Telecommunications Market: Private mobile telecommunications, landline services, Internet and network infrastructure, and recent developments in the law
  • Restrictions on Foreign Ownership: Types of licenses not granted to foreign applicants and impact of the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission Notification on Prevention of Foreign Dominance
  • Regulatory Framework: Legislation and regulatory authorities, authorization and licenses, penalties for noncompliance, appeals, and universal service obligations
  • Spectrum Use: Allocation, management, trading, and sublicensing of spectrum use
  • Infrastructure and Network Management: Erecting poles, laying ducts and cables, installing accessories for providing telecommunications services, access and interconnection, and data protection and security
  • Price Regulation: Regulation of prices and charges
  • Telephone Number and Subscriber Management: Allocation and management of telephone numbers, mandatory access to certain services, the right to number portability, consumer telecommunications contract regulations, restrictions on the use of voice over IP technology, and net neutrality
  • Outsourcing and Telecommunications: Regulations, trends, and key providers of outsourced telecommunications

This material was first published by Practical Law Company in the Communications: Regulation and Outsourcing Global Guide 2015/16  and is reproduced by agreement with the publisher.

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