Thailand

Broadcasters from across Southeast Asia assemble for DAB+ workshop
WorldDAB Members News - 28.07.2019 - National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission of Thailand - Thailand - Thailand
Radio experts from several countries across the ASEAN region attended the workshop on digital radio services implementation and business Models which took place on July 24 at Bangkok, Thailand. Speaking via video link, WorldDAB Vice President and CEO of Commercial Radio Australia Joan Warner congratulated Thailand on leading the way in the region following the launch of 20-month trial in Bangkok and the areas surrounding the capital, with a total of 11 stations on air.
From Asia Radio Today:

ASEAN broadcasters assemble in Bangkok for DAB+ workshop
25.07.2019 - Thailand - Thailand
Radio experts from across ASEAN attended yesterday's workshop on "Digital Radio Services, Implementation and Business Models" organised jointly by the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC), the Royal Thai Army (RTA), the Government Public Relations Department (PRO) and WorldDAB.

DAB+ trials announced in Thailand and Vietnam
WorldDAB Members News - 11.03.2019 - National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission of Thailand - Thailand - Thailand - Vietnam - Vietnam
A 20 month trial is expected to go on air in and around Bangkok this year, with a total of 11 stations set to take part in the trial.Vietnam is also ready to proceed with a further DAB+ to evaluate coverage parameters and test signal and sound quality in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh. The trial is due to start in April 2019.
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Thailand and Vietnam announce DAB+ trials
07.03.2019 - Thailand - Thailand - Vietnam - Vietnam
NBTC Thailand and Voice of Vietnam both provided further details and timelines for the planned DAB+ trials at this week’s ABU Digital Broadcasting Symposium in Kuala Lumpur. A 20 month trial is expected to go on air this year in and around Bangkok, while Vietnam is now ready to proceed with its second DAB+ trial in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh in April 2019.
From WorldDAB:

Factum Radioscape provides first national DAB+ head-end system for Thailand
WorldDAB Members News - 24.01.2019 - Factum Radioscape - Thailand - Thailand
Factum Radioscape's ENMUXA will be the first DAB+ head end system in the Thailand. The redundant encoding, multiplexing and monitoring system is currently being installed in Bangkok and is expected to go on air in coming weeks.
From Factum Radioscape:

Paneda awarded first DAB head-end system in Thailand
26.09.2018 - Thailand - Thailand
Paneda has been awarded to provide the first DAB head-end system in Thailand, the system includes a fully redundant system including the unique Paneda SMART content switching. This first DAB system will be on-air by the end of the year and starts in Bangkok. Thailand will continue to roll out DAB networks across Thailand, starting 2019. "This first order for DAB+ head-end systems in Thailand is a big step into digitisation of radio in Thailand, and we are proud to be selected as provider of the DAB technology," Paneda Asia Sales Manager Anupon Tajawanno said.
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The CMTSX7: Sony's coolest sound system yet
WorldDAB Members News - 09.10.2017 - Sony Home Entertainment & Sound Products Inc. - Thailand - Thailand
Sony CMTSX7 is a multifunction Hi-Fi system with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth technology that has powerful and good-quality sounds and gives you networked speakers. The SX7 is a CD player, FM tuner, DAB digital radio receiver, Bluetooth speaker system...
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Sony's coolest sound system yet
WorldDAB Members News - 26.08.2017 - Sony Home Entertainment & Sound Products Inc. - Thailand - Thailand
The SX7 is a CD player, FM tuner, DAB digital radio receiver, Bluetooth speaker system, Wi-Fi speaker system, USB music player, USB DAC speaker system for your computer, and a Chromecast speaker system with Chromecast built in..
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Joan Warner at Radio Asia: Radio's future is multi-platform
WorldDAB Members News - 26.04.2017 - Commercial Radio Australia - Thailand - Thailand - Australia - Australia
At RadioAsia 2017, Joan Warner from Commercial Radio Australia discussed the success of radio in Australia, focusing on innovative radio content creation, and commented: “Radio businesses need to continue moving forward while keeping their deep connections with their audiences,” she said, but warned that broadcasting needs to remain free to air and “not be controlled by gatekeepers such as internet providers... Radio’s future is multi-platform but the core business model for the foreseeable future is in free to air broadcasting.”
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Thai radio plans to move to digital broadcasting
WorldDAB Members News - 26.04.2017 - National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission of Thailand - Thailand - Thailand
Speaking at the RadioAsia 2017 Conference in Thailand, the Chairman of the country's regulator NBTC, Colonel Sukonrat outlined some the problems currently being experienced by the Thai radio industry. "There are too many stations, especially the trial stations; there is frequency interference; and there are delays in technological development... Radio is a crucial means of communication in Thailand," he said, telling delegates there are 193 AM stations on air, 313 FM stations and 5418 FM trial stations.
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