Advanced Television


Thailand: Boomerang on MVTV

Warner Bros Discovery (WBD) and MVTV have announced a partnership to keep Boomerang channel on the air, in Thailand. From September 1st MVTV will be responsible for all local marketing, programming, ad sales and distribution of the channel on cable- and satellite-TV platforms. Through a new content licensing agreement with WBD, the channel will continue […]

August 31, 2023

Thaicom Q2 revenue up 410%

Thaicom has announced its financial results Q2 2023. The satellite operator Thaicom reported net profit attributable to the owner of the company for Q2 of Baht 457 million (€11.92m), marking a 409.8 per cent QoQ increase net profit of Baht 90 million. Additionally, there was a 47.8 per cent increase compared to the net profit […]

August 8, 2023

WBD announces new Thai HBO Asia Originals

Warner Bros Discovery (WBD) has announced three new Thai HBO Asia Originals – action-fantasy blockbuster of the year, Khun Pan 3, fun-filled cooking series MarkKim + Chef, and reality series Deane’s Dynasty coming exclusively to HBO and HBO GO in Southeast Asia, Hong Kong and Taiwan. In this final instalment of the Khun Pan franchise, […]

June 19, 2023

RWS Muay Thai on DAZN

DAZN, the sports streaming service, is collaborating with Rajadamnern World Series (RWS) to livestream Muay Thai fights to fans in over 200 countries around the world. DAZN’s first live event with RWS will be RWS: Legend of Rajadamnern at at Rajadamnern Stadium in Bangkok, Thailand on July 1st headlined by Japanese Superstar Kota Miura vs […]

June 15, 2023

Thailand: AIS adds more HBO channels, HBO GO

Warner Bros Discovery and AIS have announced an extension of their partnership in Thailand, with a new HBO channel pack now available to AIS PLAY subscribers. Access to the regional streaming service HBO GO will also be included in new AIS packages and promotions. The new standalone HBO channel pack offers movies and series across […]

May 16, 2023

Thaicom increases profits in Q1

Satellite operator Thaicom has reported its financial results Q1 2023. Thaicom’s net profit attributable to owner of the Company for the quarter was Baht 90 million (€2.44m), an increase from Q4 2022 where there was a net loss of Baht 439 million. The main reason was the reduction in net foreign exchange losses as the […]

May 9, 2023

Thaicom allocates €400m+ for new satellites

Thailand’s satellite operator Thaicom has budgeted 15 billion Thai Baht (about €413m) for the construction of three new satellites at its 119.5 degrees East orbital slot. Thaicom is using its Space Tech Innovation (STI) subsidiary to manage the procurement. STI acquired the orbital slots at 119.5, 120.0 and 78.5 degrees East at a Thailand auction […]

February 15, 2023By Chris Forrester

Structural changes hit Thaicom profit

Satellite operator Thaicom has announced its financial results the year 2022. During the year, the company saw the core profit (profit attributable to owner of the company before unrealised gain (loss) on exchange rate of the company and joint ventures and before extra items) at Baht 527 million (€14.5m), increased by 995.3 per cent compared […]

February 13, 2023

Thailand: World Cup broadcast rights warning

World football governing body FIFA has threatened to revoke Thailand’s right to broadcast the final World Cup matches having found the country’s transmission access was also being used in other countries, the Sports Authority of Thailand (SAT) has revealed. FIFA’s warning prompted SAT to notify the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission, urging the regulator to […]

November 24, 2022By Colin Mann

Thaicom partners with Orbital Insight

Thaicom, the Asian satellite operator, has announced the signing of a strategic partnership agreement with US-based Orbital Insight, a player in geospatial analytics and location intelligence technology, to enable Thaicom to deliver data insights and intelligence services leveraging space-based technology and other sources with Orbital Insight’s geospatial analytics platform to its customers in Thailand and […]

August 18, 2022