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CAT Telecom, Tesco to launch MVNO joint venture

Wednesday 9 September 2015 | 09:00 CET | News
Thai state-owned operator CAT Telecom's plans to set up a 50:50 joint venture with hypermarket-chain operator Tesco Lotus. The resulting company would be an MVNO providing mobile phone services on the local market, The Nation reports, citing CAT's acting CEO Sanpachai Huvanandana. According to the CAT executive, the service is scheduled for launch in early 2016. CAT will lease its 850 MHz spectrum network to the joint venture, while Tesco Lotus will develop a SIM-card distribution channel, offer cellular services and create a marketing plan. The service will initially target the country's 3

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Countries: Thailand
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