April 28, 2011

Telecommunications Regulation Update

Informed Counsel

As deliberations over the Frequency Allocation Bill are set to continue, the Government is making other important plans for wireless telecommunications in Thailand. The Bill has now passed both the House and Senate, though in different forms. Differences in the two versions are expected to be considered in Joint Committee when Parliament reconvenes in August, though the House’s version will be enacted if differences are not settled. This article looks at expected future developments, as spectrum auctions lie ahead.