Tuesday July 17, 2018 16:39

MOBILE PHONE Press Releases

Photo Release: Centara Grand at Central Plaza Ladprao Bangkok Donates Used Mobile Phones and Laptops to the Recycle and Reduce E-Waste Project General—17 Jul 18

James Robert Wilson (3rd left), General Manager of Centara Grand at Central Plaza Ladprao Bangkok, recently presented used mobile phones and laptops donated by hotel's management team and staff to Piyapong Au-Aroon (4th left), Coordinator of the Recycle

China UnionPay: China Takes the Lead in Piloting Mobile Payment, Delivering Convenience-Enhancing Solutions to Its Populace Stcoks—12 Jul 18

BEIJING--12 Jul--PRNewswire/InfoQuest

With just a mobile phone in your hand, you can hop on the subway or bus, shop in a supermarket or convenience store, pay for needed supplies while on campus or settle a traffic fine via the mobile Quick Pass function. This is now part and parcel of the daily routine for many people in China.

Today, mobile payments have seamlessly penetrated into every person's daily activities and has had a profound effect on their lives. All eyes are on China, as the world's most populous country has rapidly taken the lead into the era of mobile payment.

China enters the era of convenient mobile payment ahead of its time

A survey of 18,000 consumers across 23 countries and regions by Ipsos, a leading international market research firm, shows that 77% of all Chinese use mobile payment services, ranking the country first in the world. The penetration rate of mobile payment in the United States and Japan has so far only reached 48 per cent and 27 per cent respectively. Given the size of the Chinese population, the difference is remarkable.

Taking the daily movement of its population as an example, dramatic changes have been observed in the way Chinese commuters and travelers pay when they board a bus or subway or drive a car to get where they are going, all of which has been made possi

KBank introduces the first-ever SME loans approved via mobile phones Up to 1 million Baht available Stcoks—21 Jun 18

KASIKORNBANK (KBank) introduces innovative SME financing, based on a smart model created by AI to analyze customers' financial behaviors and requirements, and pioneers mobile SME lending to assist its customers in accessing financial facilities in a

QANTAS OFFERS SPECIAL FARES TO AIS MOBILE PHONE USERS Lifestyle—17 May 18

Qantas is offering AIS mobile phone users in Bangkok 8 per cent discounts on airfares from Bangkok to Australia or New Zealand until 31 July 2018. The offer is valid on routes Bangkok to Australia (Sydney, Adelaide, Brisbane, and Melbourne) and Bangkok

TRIS Rating Affirms Company Rating and Outlook of DTAC at AA+/Negative Stcoks—04 May 18

TRIS Rating affirms the company rating of Total Access Communication PLC (DTAC) at "AA+" with a "negative" outlook. The rating reflects DTAC's market position as a major mobile phone service provider in Thailand, easing concerns over spectrum constraint

Anantara Mai Khao Phuket Villas cooperatively with Mai Khao Marine Turtle Foundation celebrated Lifestyle—24 Apr 18

With mobile phones, tablets and cameras at the ready, everyone cheered as each turtle and bamboo sharks was carried down to the surf to start their journey back to the sea. As part of its ongoing commitment to supporting the local community, Anantara

Financial Inclusion on the Rise, including in Croatia, But Gaps Remain, Global Findex Database Stcoks—20 Apr 18

WASHINGTON, April 19, 2018—Financial inclusion is on the rise globally, accelerated by mobile phones and the internet, but gains have been uneven across countries. A new World Bank report on the use of financial services also finds that men remain

Financial Inclusion on the Rise, But Gaps Remain, Global Findex Database Stcoks—20 Apr 18

WASHINGTON, April 19, 2018—Financial inclusion is on the rise globally, accelerated by mobile phones and the internet, but gains have been uneven across countries. A new World Bank report on the use of financial services also finds that men remain

Photo Release: Krungsri and dtac develop Krungsri E-Payment platform making mobile phone top-up on Stcoks—16 Mar 18

Mr. Thakorn Piyapan (2nd left), Head of Krungsri Consumer Group and Head of Digital Banking and Innovation Division of Krungsri, together with Mr. Piero Trivellato (3rd left), Head of Digital Sales & Services Division of Total Access Communication

IDC ASEAN: Smartphone Shipments Declined in 2017, However, Midrange Segment, 4G Enabled and IT—07 Mar 18

According to the latest International Data Corporation (IDC) Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, total smartphone shipments in the emerging Southeast Asia (SEA) region recorded approximately 100 million units in 2017, declining by less than 1%%

ไอดีซีอาเซียน: ยอดสมาร์ทโฟนในภาพรวมหดตัวในปี 2017 แต่สมาร์ทโฟนและแฟบเล็ตระดับกลางที่รองรับ 4G ไอที—07 Mar 18

อ้างอิงข้อมูลจาก International Data Corporation (IDC) Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker สมาร์ทโฟนของตลาดเกิดใหม่ในเอเชียตะวันออกเฉียงใต้ ได้มียอดจัดส่งรวมสูงถึง 100 ล้านเครื่องในปี 2017 หดตัวลงจากปีที่แล้วในอัตราที่ต่ำกว่าร้อยละ 1 โดย ไอดีซีได้จัด

ConvenientPower Systems And Gionee Launch World#s First China Smartphone Wireless Charging in IT—11 Jan 18

Gionee is First China Mobile Phone with Wireless Charging in World's Largest Mobile User Market ConvenientPower Systems announced the world first Chinese smartphone to integrate Qi and fast wireless charging for China, the world's largest market,

JustDating Survey: Thai men start online dating when they are 22 General—07 Nov 17

Nowadays, emerging technologies and mobile phones are helping a lot of people make new friends and find their true love. A dating app, JustDating, conducted a survey on the online dating environment in Thailand. Results found that Thai men would prefer

KTC pinpoints as a Digital Age Leader as Thailands first credit card company to endorse the Stcoks—17 Oct 17

KTC pinpoints as a Digital Age Leader and reforms the typical reward points redemption method with the release of the E-Coupon feature on the "TapKTC" mobile application. Members can now redeem points through their phones for the first time in Thailand's

Penguin joining TOT in providing mobile phone services with nationwide coverage and becoming MVNO Telecom—11 Oct 17

TOT Public Company Limited has teamed up with The WhiteSpace Limited, mobile phone service provider or Penguin SIM, for a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) business model that will provide the best ever mobile phone service to Penguin customers on

Microchip#s new power monitoring IC increases software power measurement accuracy to 99 percent in IT—22 Sep 17

The PAC1934 provides accurate software usage data for Windows 10 devices including laptops, tablets and mobile phones The PAC1934, a precision power and energy monitoring chip, is now available from Microchip Technology Inc. The chip works in

ConvenientPower Systems Launches World First Wireless Charging In Smart Imaging Mobile Phone IT—11 Sep 17

- Wireless charging taken to next level with simultaneous charging of the smartphone and its connected 360-degree camera ConvenientPower Systems announced an industry-first wireless charging design for the 360-degree smartphone camera, ION360 U(TM) .

LEAGOO Announces the Official Partnership with Tottenham Hotspur Football Club from 2017 to Telecom—18 Aug 17

LEAGOO signs a five-year Official Partnership contract with Tottenham Hotspur Football Club in London starting from 2017 to 2022. Thus, LEAGOO becomes the first and exclusive mobile phone brand that sponsors Tottenham Hotspur Football

GOLD ELITE PARIS PRESENTS EXCLUSIVE DIAMOND EMBELLISHED GOLD SMARTPHONE WORTH MORE THAN 1,000,000 General—17 Jul 17

The super hi-end smartphone company "Gold Elite Paris" recently introduced the impressive Gold Elite Paris Diamond Limited Edition, the most expensive and extravagant mobile phone in Thailand's history, embellished with more than 2,200 diamonds set to

Path to Purchase (Telco) Research General—11 Jul 17

Research into Thai mobile phone shopping habits shows almost 9 out of 10 Thais have already chosen the brand by the time they reach the store. Today, at the "Think Telco" event held in Bangkok, Google shared new research into how consumers find and buy

QANTAS OFFERS 8% OFF TO AIS MOBILE PHONE CUSTOMERS Lifestyle—28 Jun 17

Qantas is offering a special 8% discount to AIS mobile phone customers from Thailand who purchase Economy Class air tickets until 31 July 2017 for travel to Australia and New Zealand from now to 31 December 2017. An AIS customer with one valid phone

Vertu Launches Constellation Balancing Iconic Heritage Elements With Sleek Modern IT—24 Jan 17

- The English luxury mobile phone manufacturer, Vertu, launches the next generation of its high-performance smartphone - Vertu Constellation will be available in boutiques from mid-February 2017 - Constellation combines superior performance technology,

ACC Thailand Rings in Digital Thailand with new Avaya Customer Experience IT—08 Dec 16

Advanced Info Service (AIS) Public Company Limited, Thailand's largest GSM mobile phone operator, today announced that it has upgraded its customer contact center system to deliver a consistent, enhanced and personalized customer experience for its

HMD Global Enters the Market to Bring New Nokia Branded Phones to Consumers IT—02 Dec 16

- HMD Global enters the market today, to create a new generation of Nokia branded mobile phones through an exclusive 10-year brand licensing agreement - Effective immediately, HMD will own the existing Nokia branded feature phone business, providing

THAI Bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on All THAI Aircraft Lifestyle—19 Oct 16

Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) announced that passengers are prohibited from taking Samsung Galaxy Note 7 mobile phones on board all flights or in checked baggage that is loaded on its aircraft. Flight Lieutenant Pratana

Fitch: Competition in Thai Fixed-Line Broadband Intensifies Stcoks—10 Oct 16

Fitch Ratings expects competition in Thailand's fixed-line broadband (FBB) industry to intensify for the rest of 2016 and 2017. Advanced Info Service Public Company Limited (AIS, BBB+/AA+(tha)/Stable), the largest mobile phone operator in Thailand,