DTAC budgets USD33m to expand 3G trial sites

10 Jan 2011

Dow Jones Newswires reports that Thailand’s second largest cellco by users, Digital Total Access Communication (DTAC), will spend THB1 billion (USD33 million) to expand 3G UMTS base stations using the 850MHz frequency band, following recent permission from state-run CAT Telecom to expand its trial W-CDMA/HSPA service by an additional 1,220 sites. CAT issued the Build Transfer Operate (BTO) network revenue-sharing concession under which DTAC operates.


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