Thailand raises $3.2 billion at 5G license auctions

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand’s telecoms regulator raised 100.52 billion baht ($3.2 billion) in 5G spectrum auctions on Sunday, with operators snapping up 48 licenses ahead of an expected commercial rollout later this year. Thailand’s top mobile operator, Advanced Info Service Pcl (ADVANC.BK), emerged as the biggest winner with 23 licenses across all three spectrum bands…

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Twitter says Olympics, IOC accounts hacked

(Reuters) – Twitter (TWTR.N) said on Saturday that an official Twitter account of the Olympics and the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) media Twitter account had been hacked and temporarily locked. The accounts were hacked through a third-party platform, a spokesperson for the social media platform said in an emailed statement, without giving further details. “As…

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Treat us like something between a telco and a newspaper, says Facebook’s Zuckerberg

MUNICH (Reuters) – Online content should be regulated with a system somewhere between the existing rules used for the telecoms and media industries, Facebook (FB.O) CEO Mark Zuckerberg told global leaders and security chiefs on Saturday. Speaking at the Munich Security Conference in Germany, Zuckerberg said Facebook had improved its work countering online election interference,…

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