Asia News (Apr 2015)
CAT Telecom will reportedly complete the formation of Telecom Tower Company by Q3 2015 to optimise the management of its towers. CAT also aims to resolve ownership disputes on said towers with its concession holders Total Access Communication (DTAC) and TrueMove. Telecom Tower Co. should have 22,000 towers; 12,000 of these will be transferred from DTAC, 8,000 from TrueMove. The remaining 2,000 are already in CAT’s possession.
The upcoming Thai spectrum auction for technology-neutral (4G) mobile spectrum (900MHz and 1800MHz) licences expected to take place by September is now in doubt in spite reassurances from the Deputy Prime Minister, Pridiyathorn Devakula.