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Ten questions the NBTC still needs to answer

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  • Writer: Somkiat Tangkitvanich
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The National Broadcasting Telecommunications Commission's (NBTC) conduct over the use of the 1800 MHz spectrum has left many observers, including me, in disbelief. 

First, the telecommunications committee of the NBTC (hereafter the "committee") agreed to extend the use of the 1800 MHz frequency spectrum for True Move and DPC for another year, in effect extending the concessions of the two operators, without subjecting them to a competitive auction.

Second, the committee has also filed defamation cases against Duenden Nikomborirak, the TDRI's research director, and Nattha Komolvadhin, ThaiPBS's anchor, when they dared to comment on the committee's decision.

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