Office of the NBTC Presenting Communication Innovation in Hope to Drive Digital Economy in Thailand

Office of the NBTC and private sector joined hands in organizing one of the country’s largest communication innovations expo “NET 2015” from August 6-9 at Queen Sirikit National Convention Center.

Air Chief Marshal Thares Punsri, NBTC Chairman, stated that the national broadcasting and telecommunications infrastructure had already been developed in the past by NBTC. Such development has driven the country’s economic growth through infrastructure investment, allowing countless communication technology and innovations to be introduced and adopted among various industries with the aim to drive Thailand’s digital economy. “NET 2015” this year is held with the aim to demonstrate the potential of communication technology which plays a vital role in creating opportunities and driving the country’s overall economic and social developments.

Throughout four days of the event, interesting discussion forums will also be held in addition to the exhibitions of numerous innovations. The Office of the NBTC was kindly invited by reputable Thai and foreign keynote speakers within the broadcasting and telecommunications industry to share some visions and opinions on several topics such as   “Digital Technology – Global Outreach”, “Traditional TV vs. Alternative Screen : Challenges and Opportunities”, “Telecommunication enables “Digital disruptive” a new wave challenging all industries and “Delivery Technologies and Business Models for Mobile Television Service” in order to help strengthen and open wider views among Thai entrepreneurs.  

Mr. Takorn Tantasith, Secretary-General of the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC Secretary-General), stated that “NBTC EXPO THAILAND 2015 (NET 2015)” was organized by NBTC, which is the key organization responsible for allocating spectrum, issuing licenses and regulating the broadcasting and telecommunications businesses in Thailand, under the concept of “Future Trend in Digital World” from August 6-9, 2015 at Queen Sirikit National Convention Center in response to the government’s intention and digital economy policy. The event was divided into several zones including 1. Digital Economy which mainly focuses on the policies and projects carried out by government sector in driving Thailand’s digital economy, 2. Digital Community which mainly aims to introduce future technologies and hi-tech lifestyle through a short film produced by private business sector, 3. Mobile World which mainly focuses on displaying exhibitions and mobile phone innovations as well as the spectrums allocated for upcoming 4G and 5G services, 4. Smart Entertainment which mainly demonstrates entertainment innovation in the digital era and digital audiovisual devices and 5. Cyber Security which mainly aims to raise awareness concerning potential threats from the use of digital devices and how to prevent or handle these threats.  Each zone clearly demonstrates the potential of Thailand’s communication technology and innovation.  

If you’re interested, feel free to join the event which is scheduled to be held from August 6-9, 2015 from 10AM-07.00PM at Planary Hall, Queen Sirkit National Convention Center.


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