DIALOGUE with Mr. KORKIJ DANCHAIVICHIT, Deputy Secretary-General, Office of the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC)
Left to right: Mr. Bunyati Kirdniyom, Mr. Allan Rasmussen, Mr. Bob Fox (chair, EABC Digital Economy/ICT group), Mr. Korkij Danchaivichit (Deputy Secretary-General), Ms. Pulsiri Ninkitsaranot (Executive Director, Non Facilities Based Business Licensing Bureau 2), Mr. Saneh Saiwong (Executive Director, Spectrum Management Bureau) three other NBTC staff not in picture.
Topics discussed were telecoms industry structure (which underpins the Digital Economy); affordable mobile broadband and spectrum issuance. It is planned to auction 900MHz and 1800 MHz spectrum in 2018; affordable mobile broadband is a key issue. EABC plans to provide recommendations for the Public Hearing on the matter in December 2017.