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NBTC upgrades 5G auction forecast

NBTC upgrades 5G auction forecast

Thai regulator NBTC expects the country’s upcoming spectrum auction to bring in THB64 billion ($2.1 billion) now that state-owned operators TOT and CAT are allowed to participate.

Telenor eyeing up new Axiata deal

Telenor eyeing up new Axiata deal

Telenor has rekindled rumours of a possible merger with Axiata after reaching out to the Malaysian group’s largest shareholder to discuss the acquisition of a minority stake.

Thai operators in 2G u-turn

Thai operators in 2G u-turn

Thai regulator NBTC (National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission) has dropped plans to decommission the country’s 2G networks after a change of heart from the major operators.

China cleared to introduce MNP

China cleared to introduce MNP

China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has issued new regulation that will see the country’s operators introduce mobile number portability (MNP) services on 1st December.

Malaysia set to trial 5G in six states

Malaysia set to trial 5G in six states

5G trials will get underway this month in Malaysia, with the country’s government confirming that eight companies have pledged a combined initial investment of MYR116 million ($27.7 million).

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