|Title||Universal Service Obligation in Thailand|
The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) has approved the Master Plan for Telecommunications Services, NÂ° 2 (2008-2010). One of key issues of Telecommunications Services Development identified in the Master Plan is "Universal Service Supply for Basic Telecommunications Services and Social Service". This project was initiated with an aim to achieve specific targets of the Master Plan relating to the universal service for basic telecommunications services and social service of Year 2008. It also aims to implement activities and to meet objectives set out in the Plan in the next three years.
The Regional Initiative aims to assist and guide ITU Member States in enabling policy and regulatory environment including different schemes e.g. competition, subsidization, universal service obligation, etc. for rural ICT development especially to ensure universal access and service in rural areas.
|Time Frame||From 1/1/2009 To 30/6/2013|
|ITU Project Management Team||ATIPAYAKOON, W. Mr.|
Communities living in under-served areas
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|Financial Scale (CHF)||500'000 - 1'000'000|