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dtac TriNet won 1800 MHz spectrum license

Total Access Communication Public Company Limited, or dtac, announced on 19 August that dtac TriNet has won a license for 2x5MHz on the 1800 MHz band in the auctions held by the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) for spectrum licensing for telecommunications service. dtac’s auction win, at a price of 12.511 billion baht, was…

Swedish MNCs continue to view Malaysia, Greater KL as ideal Asia investment place

Sweden and Malaysia’s ties as trade and investment partners go way back. In the 1960’s, the Swedish companies such as Volvo, Ericsson, Sandvik, Alfa Laval and Scania established themselves in Malaysia. The first car ever produced in Malaysia was a Volvo, made by Sweden at Volvo’s car producing plant in Shah Alam in 1967. In…

Dtac decides to bid on one and reject one MHz spectrum auction

Aiming to increase 4G network capacity and continue 2G services for millions of subscribers Telenor’s dtac (Total Access Communication Public Company Limited) announced on 8 August that the Board of Directors had agreed to submit an application for spectrum licensing for telecommunications service in the frequency band of 1800 MHz to the Office of National…

Vietnam: Swedish ambassador meets with Minister of Investment

The Swedish ambassador in Vietnam, Pereric Högberg, has meet with Minister of Planning and Investment, Nguyen Chi Dung, to discuss cooperation in telecommunications. The Swedish ambassador in Vietnam, Pereric Högberg, has meet with Minister of Planning and Investment, Nguyen Chi Dung, to discuss cooperation in telecommunications. Besides the ambassador and the minister, Swedish business men…

New survey looks at Scandinavian and Asian women’s use of phones

No matter if you are a Scandinavian or Asian woman your most frequent mobile activity is probably scrolling through social media apps or sending messages to friends. But when you attend a funeral, your home country might determine if you find it inappropriate or not to bring a phone. These are some of the similarities…

dtac raises concerns regarding new Thailand spectrum auction

dtac (Total Access Communication Plc.), Telenor’s Thailand telecommunications operator confirmed on 16 July that it had collected an application for the auctions of 900 MHz and 1800 MHz spectrum to be held by The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) on Aug 18-19. dtac representatives then attended an information session conducted by NBTC, and where…

Dtac accelerate announced Batch 6 finalists

In search for heavyweight start-ups with global potential Telenor-owned dtac in Thailand has announced the 11 startup finalists, selected out of 25 teams, to participate in the dtac accelerate batch 6 (group of start-ups round six) incubator program. The finalists, announced on Pitch Day, will receive seed funding, ranging from 500,000-1.5 million baht per team,…

Austrian takes over the helm at Telenor’s dtac

Alexandra Reich, an Austrian national, has been appointed CEO of dtac (Total Access Communication PCL), replacing departing Swedish CEO Lars Norling. Alexandra Reich currently serves as CEO of Telenor Hungary and Head of Telenor Group’s Central Eastern Europe Cluster. Prior to joining Telenor Group in 2016 she served as EVP and Head of Mobile Business…

dtac in talks with regulator NBTC: potential 900MHz auction

Telenor’s Thailand telecommunications operator dtac (Total Access Communication Plc.) stated on 22 June 2018 a opening with the regulator NBTC. Lars Norling, Chief Executive Officer, dtac said: “While dtac awaits more clarity on the remedy plan from NBTC, dtac is in active discussions with NBTC on a potential lower band (900 MHz) auction and hopes…

Telenor’s dtac gives Thailand’s spectrum auction thumbs down

The writing was already on the wall for Thailand’s regulator National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC). In addition to another operator having already opted out Total Access Communication PCL, (Dtac), Norwegian Telenor’s Thailand-base operator, had repeatedly flagged its objections concerning the upcoming 1800 MHz spectrum auction. On 9 April dtac urged (handing and official letter…