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Thailand to merge state-owned operators TOT and CAT in November

Wednesday 26 June 2019 | 14:53 CET | News
The Thai government plans to merge state-owned operators TOT and CAT Telecom into a single entity called National Telecom (NT). The planned merger would take place in November. National Telecom is expected to begin operations by year-end, Bangkok Post reports, citing the country's minister of Digital Economy and Society. The merger has already been approved by the State Enterprise Policy Commission (Sepo).

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Categories: General
Companies: CAT Telecom / National Telecom
Countries: Thailand
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