—Mobile communications spectrum is a scarce and
essential resource as it is required to satisfy customer demand
for telecommunications. Spectrum as a resource if used
efficiently can incur maximum economic value for an economy.
The aim of this research is to provide a general analytical
frameworks and mobile communication spectrum value
estimation models that can be utilized to estimate spectrum
value. The outcome of this research is to assist National
Regulatory Authorities (NRA) in getting a fair value for
spectrum in order to ensure that mobile communication
spectrum is utilized for high economic value generating
—Spectrum value estimation, income approach,
economic-wide approach, opportunity cost approach,
benchmarking approach, econometric approach.
The authors are with the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications
Commission (NBTC), Bangkok, Thailand (e-mail: email@example.com,
firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org,
Cite:Settapong Malisuwan, Jesada Sivaraks, Thitipong Nandhabiwat, Navneet Madan, and Pannakorn Laokulrat, "Estimation of Commercial Value of Spectrum: The
Approach Adopted in Thailand," Journal of Economics, Business and Management vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 87-92, 2014.