Latest Telecoms News about Thailand

Bangkok Can Gain US$1 Billion in Benefits Through Intelligent Transport Systems

  A report indicates that the implementation of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) in the capital city of Thailand could reduce travel times, CO2 emissions and road accidents, driving social and economic benefits of up to US$1 billion per year....

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Thailand Starts Cutting Off Unregistered SIM Cards

  Thailand's telecoms regulator has cancelled a planned extension to users of unregistered SIM cards and ordered mobile networks to cut them off immediately....

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Tough Competition to Weigh on Thai Telcos' Profitability

  The latest results for AIS and DTAC - the two largest Thai telcos that account for over 80% of service revenue market share - highlight the challenge facing the industry....

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Southeast Asia Smartphone Growth Continues to Climb Despite Sluggish 1Q15

  The total smartphone shipments in the South East Asia (SEA) region reached approximately 24 million units in the first quarter of 2015 (1Q15), posting a year-over-year (YoY) growth of 65.6%, but a sequential decline of 9.5%, ...

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Thailand Delays GSM Shut-Down

  Two of Thailand's mobile networks have been ordered to delay the shut-down of their GSM networks following complaints that not all customers have migrated to the replacement platforms....

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Thailand's Mobile Content and Application Market is Small, but Growing Fast

  The mobile content and applications market in Thailand continues to grow, but customer usage outside of social networking and entertainment shows weak adoption of mobile applications, ...

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Thailand Can Increase GDP by US$23 Billion by 2020 Through Mobile Broadband Policy

  Effective government policy in Thailand could increase mobile and fixed broadband penetration to 133 per cent by 2020, up from 52 per cent in 2013, according to the GSM Association....

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Thailand's CAT Prepares for Radio Spectrum Auction

  Thailand's state-owned CAT Telecom has set aside at least THB30 billion (USD922 million) to bid for radio spectrum that will support a 4G mobile network....

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Thai Network to Boost 4G Spectrum Capacity

  Thailand's DTAC has confirmed that it is refarming some of its radio spectrum to improve services on its 4G network and cope with growing demand for the network....

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New Bosses for Dtac and Digi

  Telenor Group has announced the appointment of new CEO's in dtac in Thailand and Digi in Malaysia, effective April 1, 2015....

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