Thailands leading telco strengthened with additional 1800 MHz spectrum

Telecommunication Press Releases Monday September 24, 2018 12:51
Bangkok--24 Sep--AIS

AIS received the 1800 MHz spectrum license from NBTC today, accentuating its no.1 in Thailand's telecom industry ready to deliver superior services to its customers featuring faster internet speed on the extra-wide 1800 MHz known as "Super Block" starting Sept 28.

Somchai Lert sutiwong, Chief Executive Officer at Advanced Info Service Public Limited Company or AIS, said that today (Sept 24) AIS representatives comprising management, staff and brand ambassadors receive the license on 1800 MHz (1740 – 1745 and 1835 – 1840 MHz: 5 MHz x 2) from the Office of the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) after winning the 1800 MHz spectrum auction bid by Advanced Wireless Network Company (AWN), an AIS subsidiary. AWN won the bid at 12,511 million baht, securing no. 1 telecom operator and digital-life service provider to possess the most bandwidth from NBTC.

"I am very grateful to NBTC for allocating national resource for the benefits of Thai people. The latest 1800 MHz spectrum auction sets another good example in appointing AIS to utilize the frequency to strengthen Thailand's telecom infrastructure moving towards Thailand 4.0 society."

More importantly, on Sept 28, AIS will officially launch the 1800 MHz operation with its extra-wide bandwidth so called "Super Block." AIS customers will experience superior services as the mobile signal becomes faster and stronger with 30% improvement on data – all applicable on existing mobile phones with no extra charge.


Latest Press Release

AIS decided not to participate in 900 MHz spectrum auction. No impact on customers and investors as the company already has plenty of bandwidth for future growth.

AIS informed the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) that the company would not participate in the 900MHz spectrum license auction to be organized by the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) on October 20. After careful...

Cambium Networks Offers 3 Year Warranty For The ePMP(TM) Wireless Broadband Product Portfolio

- Proven reliability of Cambium Networks' ePMP portfolio provides the peace of mind required by wireless broadband network operators and now that reliability is backed by a free 3-year warranty Cambium Networks, a leading global provider of wireless...

Singtel and AIS debut VIA, Asias first cross-border mobile payment alliance

- Connects Singtel Dash, AIS GLOBAL Pay and Rabbit Line Pay mobile wallets in Singapore and Thailand - Drives cross-border mobile payments to strengthen digital economies in Southeast Asia The Singtel Group today debuted VIA, its cross-border mobile...

AIS Announces Appointment of new CFO

Advanced Info Service Public Limited Company or AIS today announced the appointment of Mr. Tee Seeumpornroj as Chief Finance Officer (CFO) responsible for financial management effective October 1, 2018. Mr. Tee received a Bachelor's Degree in Industrial...

Photo Release: CAT attended the ACC ASIAN CARIERS CONFERENCE 2018

Mrs.Ubonpan Chuenchom, Vice President of International Business Department, CAT Telecom Public Company Limited, attended the ACC ASIAN CARIERS CONFERENCE 2018, a conference putting telecommunication service providers within Asia-Pacific region together...

Related Topics