April 10, 2019 – dtac pays a minimum revenue of 603,806,875 baht from providing the service on the 1800 MHz and 850 MHz spectrum during the subscriber protection period between September 16 to December 15, 2018 after the expiration of concession on September 15, 2018 to the NBTC.
dtac and CAT jointly submitted a protection plan to the NBTC on June 7, 2018 for the many subscribers still using 800 MHz and 1800 MHz spectrum, a bandwidth operated under a concession between CAT and dtac, which expired on September 15, 2018. The protection plan provided remedy measures to assure customers continuous services without any SIM blackout.
Ms. Alexandra Reich, Chief Executive Officer, Total Access Communication PLC or dtac, said, “dtac makes the minimum payment for the revenue 603 million baht from providing services on 1800 MHz and 850 MHz spectrum under the customer protection period after received a letter of notification from NBTC. dtac emphasizes the benefits to customers of uninterrupted services and want to maintain service quality in accordance with relevant NBTC measures and announcements.”