Posts Tagged: AIS

AIS startup 2014

Here are the 3 winners from Thailand’s latest AIS startup contest

A Thai telco AIS has announced its three winners from its latest incubator program.

  • May 16, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
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Thailand hit by earthquake, but telcos promise mobile networks still work

An earthquake with magnitude 6.0 occurred near Chiang Rai, the northernmost city in Thailand.

  • May 6, 2014
  • at 11:42 am
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As Thailand’s anti-government protests get vengeful, one telco faces boycott

Thailand has been in the world’s spotlight for the past few months due to the ongoing political unrest. But apart from a boost in online s...

  • February 24, 2014
  • at 2:00 pm
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Freebie offers you 2 minutes of free calls in exchange for listening to ads

With a population of 66 million, Thailand has 90 million mobile subscriptions, which means its mobile penetration rate exceeds its populatio...

  • February 18, 2014
  • at 1:30 pm
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Bangkok shutdown cell phone service

As promised, authorities maintain cell phone service during Bangkok shutdown

Today is the third day of Bangkok Shutdown, a political movement in which protesters take over seven main spots in the capital of Thailand r...

  • January 15, 2014
  • at 4:10 pm
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Thai telco data usage grew 300% during New Year celebrations thanks to more 3G and chat apps

We’ve just recently reported that leading Thai telco Dtac saw an increase of 175 percent in data usage from New Year’s Eve until New Yea...

  • January 3, 2014
  • at 7:30 pm
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Singtel associates team up to push Asian startups into the global market

Thailand-based telco AIS is teaming up with Singtel to create a regional startup community. The goal of this community is to support startup...

  • November 12, 2013
  • at 6:46 pm
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Thai telcos reveal official prices for upcoming iPhone 5S and 5C launch

Thailand gets the newest iPhones on October 25. Today, the official prices for the iPhone 5S and 5C models have been revealed by Thai telcos...

  • October 21, 2013
  • at 4:30 pm
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8,000 iPhone 5S and 5C units will be available for Thailand on October 25th

We know that the iPhone 5S and 5C will be available in Thailand on October 25. All the three main operators in the country have started rese...

  • October 18, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Good news, Thailand – you can now get 4G from Dtac

Dtac is the second company in Thailand to start 4G, after TruemoveH kicked off its 4G service last year.

  • May 9, 2014
  • at 4:20 pm
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Thai mobile subscriptions up 17 percent, AIS still leads despite political boycott

Back in December of last year, the total number of Thailand’s mobile telephone subscriptions reached 80 million. Three months have passed...

  • March 11, 2014
  • at 7:40 pm
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AIS startup 2014

Thai telco launches 3rd round of ‘AIS The Startup’ incubator program

If you follow the startup ecosystem in Thailand, you must have heard of Noonswoon and Chatterbox. They are not only well known in Thailand, ...

  • February 18, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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Read for the blind app

Story time: Thailand unites to create over 2,400 audiobooks for blind people

Back in October of last year, we profiled Read for the Blind, the most-talked about app of the moment. It seems the app’s momentum hasn’...

  • January 28, 2014
  • at 1:30 pm
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Bangkok now in “shutdown” mode, but authorities promise cell phones should still work

Today is the first day of the Bangkok shutdown, in which anti-government protesters have started blocking seven key spots in Thailand’s ca...

  • January 13, 2014
  • at 3:00 pm
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One-quarter of Thai mobile subscribers on 3G, while 4G inches closer to reality

Thailand’s National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) revealed that there are over 20.5 million mobile numbers that ha...

  • December 6, 2013
  • at 3:30 pm
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Is Thailand’s top e-bookstore Ookbee competing with its own partners?

If you follow the Thai tech startup scene, there’s no way you’ve never heard of Ookbee, Thailand’s largest e-bookstore. It’s held up...

  • October 28, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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Thai telco AIS gets flirty with Noonswoon dating app

A dating app that matches you with one person a day at noon, Noonswoon has been in the spotlight a lot lately. First, it won this year’s A...

  • October 21, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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Read For the Blind: the most viral app in Thailand right now

In the past few days, I bet that, if you live in Thailand, there’s no way you’ve not heard of the “Read for the Blind” campaign. It...

  • October 17, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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