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Thaicom wins contract for capacity expansion

April 4, 2016

Thaicom has announced that Forever Group, a Myanmar-based media company and DTH operator, has signed a long-term contract for five additional transponders from the existing three on the Thaicom satellite platform.

The contract is a major milestone in significantly increasing the utilisation rate on Thaicom satellites. The additional satellite capacity will support Forever Group’s development of digital content delivery services and High Definition TV in Myanmar.

Forever Group’s CEO, U Win Maw, said, “Our relationship with Thaicom has been very successful, and we are pleased to further strengthen our partnership through this deal.  The capacity expansion is set to boost Forever Group’s ability to advance our digital content delivery platform.  THAICOM’s satellite platform serves as an important pillar in the expansion of our digital content delivery network which distributes entertainment, culture, and news to viewers in Myanmar.  We look forward to a continued, successful partnership with Thaicom.”

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