Posts Tagged: NBTC

Thailand coup (and no TV) causes surge in mobile internet usage

Big surge in mobile data usage as Thailand goes into day 2 of military coup

This afternoon, Thailand’s second biggest mobile telco company, Dtac, revealed that it saw a big surge in mobile data usage as the coup en...

  • May 23, 2014
  • at 6:44 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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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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Thailand’s free wifi campaign is more real than most expected

Earlier this year we reported that Thailand’s number of fixed broadband internet subscribers was at 4.5 million. That’s a 6.7 percent pe...

  • October 11, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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Thailand’s free wifi dream might be coming true

Increasing Thailand’s internet penetration rate and allowing every Thai to have access to the internet is one of the main policies of this...

  • August 13, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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Internet providers summoned to meet coup leaders in Thailand

Internet service providers summoned to meet coup leaders in Thailand

At 10:30am local time this morning, representatives of Thailand’s internet service providers were summoned to meet with the leaders of the...

  • May 23, 2014
  • at 2:10 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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Thailand mobile internet usage

Thailand’s mobile internet usage nearly doubles this year

It’s almost the end of the year, so many organizations are coming out with data observed throughout the year. Last week, Telenor released ...

  • December 10, 2013
  • at 6:30 pm
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Thai telco Dtac adds 240,000 new users, now has 3.7 million 3G subscribers

Thai telco Dtac has just announced its Q3 financials. It added 240,000 new customers in three months, making the company the second largest ...

  • November 1, 2013
  • at 6:30 pm
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Thai Airways to have wi-fi on board

National carrier Thai Airways is applying for a license with the national telecom regulator to become the first airline in Thailand to offer...

  • August 30, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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