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    Challenges ahead for telco firms

    Database, Don Sambandaraksa, Published on 29/12/2010

    » The new Frequency Allocation Act has failed to keep up with technology according to an NTC commissioner while all the major telcos agree that concession conversion is needed for a level playing field and to prepare the industry for imminent AFTA and WTO trade liberalisation.

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    A journalist's work never ends

    Database, Don Sambandaraksa, Published on 29/12/2010

    » Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva got one very special Christmas present, one he was probably not counting on, thanks to the netizens of Facebook.

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    VMWare takes cloud to new level

    Database, Don Sambandaraksa, Published on 08/12/2010

    » Virtual servers are now being deployed faster than physical servers and move to cloud will mean that systems management will need to change to cater for thousands or hundreds of thousands of virtual machines in a typical data centre. VMWare, leaders in the virtualisation space, want a seat at your board table to be part of this sea change that is revolutionising the enterprise IT space.

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    Peering through the dust that's settled over 3G

    Database, Don Sambandaraksa, Published on 06/10/2010

    » So now that the 3G dust is settling, one is left to ponder what happened. Finally, after almost two years of dithering, ToT is moving ahead with its 3G network.

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    To BB or to not BB, that is the question

    Database, Don Sambandaraksa, Published on 11/08/2010

    » Poor Research in Motion. The news of the launch of BlackBerry OS 6 and the new BlackBerry Torch was all but overshadowed by news of how the forces of morality and control had taken the opportunity to declare war on BlackBerry Messaging and privacy in general.

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    Censorship versus security

    Database, Don Sambandaraksa, Published on 18/08/2010

    » Freedom of speech, abuse of power by the government, and the new norms of a democratic society empowered by the Internet were all topics discussed by a wide variety of speakers at a seminar on the third anniversary of the Computer Misuse Act, often known as the Cybercrime law, hosted by the Thai Netizen Network, Media 4 Democracy and the Southeast Asia Press Alliance.

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    Arianespace to focus on Asia-Pacific

    Database, Don Sambandaraksa, Published on 21/07/2010

    » Arianespace has celebrated its 30th anniversary in bringing affordable satellite launches by focusing on the Asia-Pacific region, which is poised to see high levels of growth in the new few years.

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    Amendments needed to avert 3G disaster

    Database, Don Sambandaraksa, Published on 21/07/2010

    » It will be a disaster if the 3G bid goes ahead now without amendments. Operators have a choice either to boycott the auction, or to sign a document they have no intention of abiding by - in other words, doing things the Thai way. The problem stems from three clauses added at the last moment, after the last hearing and appearing in the final draft for the auction information memorandum (IM) calling for the return of frequency; for no core network and for no roaming from 2G to 3G.

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    Johnsen calls for clarification

    Database, Don Sambandaraksa, Published on 21/07/2010

    » There is a need to restructure the telco industry and move on from the era of concessions and revenue sharing. It should happen now, before the 3G auction, as the cost of proceeding with an auction on top of this regulatory mess now to fix it at a later date will be much higher than a six-month delay today.

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    Telco to help rural majority access banking services

    Database, Don Sambandaraksa, Published on 05/05/2010

    » Telenor Pakistan, the country's number two mobile operator, has recently purchased a bank and is now using its banking license through its network of franchisees and top-up agents to offer banking services to Pakistan's largely unbanked population, with savings, insurance and international remittance soon to follow.

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