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‘dtac’ launches “dtac Happy Tourist SIM” with “More & Beyond” privileges data 15 GB at only Bht 299

dtac celebration of 9 consecutive years of success as pioneering leader of tourist SIM cards More and beyond benefits include discounts on shopping, restaurants, residences and multilingual Call Center ‘dtac’ dominates Chinese tourist sector as No.1 preferred brand. Builds on success in China, Korea, India and Russia. Partners with ‘Central Department Store  ’ to issue ‘dtac Central Happy Tourist SIM’in China to offer special discounts and cash coupons for Chinese tourists to shop at all Central stores November 26 2019 – “dtac Happy Tourist SIM” the pioneering leader of SIM cards for tourists, is celebrating its success ahead of the New Year with the launch of new ‘dtac Happy Tourist SIM’ that comes with the Bht-299 highlight package offering ‘More & Beyond’ privileges including maximum speed data of 15 GB, unlimited chat on 5 applications i.e. Messenger, LINE, WhatsApp, WeChat and Kakao Talk, unlimited free call within the dtac network for 8 consecutive days across the country, all at a price of Bht 299.  The new SIM card also offers benefits and discounts on shopping, restaurants, residences and travel in collaboration with dtac partners as well as Call Center 1678 where multilingual staffs are attentively of service to tourists of…

Sam Nuek Rak Ban Kerd Farmer Awards 2019 promotes new generation of farmers with nutrition and health consciousness and sustainable agriculture

19 Nov 2019 – dtac in cooperation with the Department of Agricultural Extension and Ruam Duay Chuay Kan Sam Nuek Rak Ban Kerd foundation have organized the Young Rak Ban Kerd Farmer Awards 2019 in an effort to promote “consumer driven agriculture” concept, in a bid to create sustainable farming amidst global challenges, including food security and food safety. This year, Rak Ban Kerd Farmer Awards have been running through its 11th anniversary under the theme of “A new generation of farmers caring consumers”, aimed at encouraging Thai farmers to be more consumer-oriented by delivering safety produces and more environmentally conscious. The increasingly rapid pace of life today fueled by urbanization causes consumer concerned with food quality. They are increasingly skeptical on the safety of conventional foods and the soundness of industrial agriculture. At the same time, Non-governmental organizations are calling for the better farming practices to reducing environmental risks. The move has forced farmers to improve their farming practices by upholding the four-pillar values – health, ecology, fairness and care – applying across the value chains, of which farming, harvesting, processing, product and farming development. Samran Saraban, deputy permanent secretary of Agriculture and Cooperative Ministry, said food safety is one of the global…

Telenor Group and Thailand’s Digital Economy Promotion Agency join hands to empower ASEAN to tackle cyberbullying

First ASEAN Stop Cyberbullying Workshop aims to lay the foundation for a pan-ASEAN strategy to combat cyberbullying Bangkok, 31 October 2019 – An estimated 500 million young people in Asia are expected to be online by the year 2021, empowered by mobile and internet technology that are becoming ubiquitous in schools and homes. Even as smartphones and social media are creating a new world of opportunities, they also pose threats and risks as cyberbullying rapidly becomes an issue across the region, especially for vulnerable groups like the youth and children. In response to this trend, Telenor Group and Thailand’s Digital Economy Promotion Agency (depa) jointly hosted the first ASEAN Stop Cyberbullying Workshop in Bangkok today with the support of the ASEAN Secretariat. A first-of-its-kind regional initiative, the day-long forum gathered over 50 delegates from the public and private sectors, representing government, industry, international and non-profit organisations across Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN), to discuss how industry and government can work together to combat cyberbullying. Strategic focus on preventing cyberbullying Across Southeast Asia, national visions for digitalisation rely on the population being able to safely use the internet. Thailand, as the 2019 Chair of ASEAN, recognises that promoting safe…

dtac showcases sustainable 5G connectivity at Digital Thailand Big Bang 2019

dtac as Thailand’s first mobile operator operates 5G-ready Virtualized Core Network (VCN) Closed environment 5G-signal testing on 28 GHz spectrum on your mobile devices Introducing dtac@Home as an element of 5G technology. October 28, 2019 – 5G showcases, digital platforms of EV mobility, smart agriculture, and more social innovations will be exhibited at Digital Thailand Big Bang 2019, the government-hosted expo at Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Center on 28th-31st October 2019. Alexandra Reich, Chief Executive Officer of Total Access Communications Plc or dtac, said: “dtac’s strategy is driven by the ambition to humanize digital technology for delighted customer experiences and the empowered society. 5G promises to provide significant benefits to citizens, business, and public sectors. To fully capture the benefits of 5G, collaboration between businesses and public agencies is strongly required to unlock a full potential and promote more inclusive Thailand. In support to 5G connectivity in the future, dtac has been exploring services beyond mobile connectivity such as EV mobility platform, smart agriculture. dtac’s showcases at Digital Thailand Big Bang Expo demonstrates our commitment and readiness to apply the advanced technology to benefit people’s lives in the connected society.” dtac pavilion at Digital Thailand Bigbang 2019 will showcase…

dtac is granted the Certificate of Membership of Thailand’s Private Sector Collective Action Coalition Against Corruption (CAC).

October 18, 2019 - Mr. Marcus Adaktusson, Chief Corporate Affairs Officer represented dtac to accept the certificate of Membership of Thailand’s Private Sector Collective Action Coalition Against Corruption (CAC).The membership will be functional three years since the approval date. dtac has been rightfully granted the membership by conducting the evaluation of anti-corruption to its executive level positions and employees. This act is to ensure that every employees carry their task transparently. The evaluation was submitted to CAC for consideration and CAC has granted the membership as dtac has been recognized for being the organization which emphasizes on transparency, clarity and Zero tolerance for corruption.

Avoid catfishing, trolling or fake news – dtac in partnership with Telenor Group and DEPA launch SafeInternetForKid.com to educate children to stay safe online.

13 September 2019 -Does your child know how to keep their personal data safe, or recognise trolling? To keep children safe online, dtac in partnership with Telenor Group and Digital Economy Promotion Agency (DEPA), is  launching a new interactive website, SafeInternetForKid.com, to be used by schools, pupils and parents. The internet can be a challenge to all of us. Who can you trust online? Is it ok to post that picture of your friend on social media without asking? Where is the line between humour and hurtful comments? Who can help when things go wrong? Being online provides boundless opportunities, but also some real threats. “We see that many young people are more tech-savvy than their parents, but that does not always mean that they know how to stay safe. This is why dtac has closely worked with Telenor Group to leverage the expertise of Parent Zone, the global experts in digital family life, to develop SafeInternetForKid.com, an online curriculum that teachers and parents can use to teach children and youths how to get the most out of the internet, while avoiding danger. dtac is pleased to introduce this global online curriculum in the collaborative framework with DEPA to promote…

“Farm Man Yum”, the collaborated application of dtac and ricult, is forecasting rainfall volume to prepare Thai farmers for the upcoming drought.

Farmers in the central and northeastern region must store the water to prevent the damage of their rice plants. The effective forecast is crucial due to the shortage and the delay of the rain in the second half of this year. “Farm Man Yum” provides an accurate rainfall volume forecast in various duration for the effective agriculture. 30 July 2019 – “Farm Man Yum”, the collaborated application from dtac and ricult, has revealed that the rainfall volume in the second half of the year will be low and delayed, especially at the northeastern region. The affected area are as followed: Choom-Puang district, Nakhon Ratchasima province, Varin Chumrab district, Ubon Ratchathani province, Meung district, Surin province, Pa Sak Cholasit dam and Ubolratana dam. Thus, the farmers in these aforementioned areas are encouraged to receive an accurate rainfall and weather forecast from “Farm Man Yum”. The application is able to forecast the rainfall volume effectively toward individual planting plots and the ranges of duration are varied from 7 days, 6 weeks and 9 months ahead. The rainfall volume in Nakhon Ratchasima province will be lower than the same duration last year. Farmers are strongly encouraged to store the water to prevent the…

dtac is working with Google to provide children and family-friendly content, fulfilling their child-friendly business strategy

January 10, 2019 – dtac always determines to provide creative internet experience for kids. Now dtac works closely with YouTube to give one-month-free of 2 GB data usage to watch video clips via YouTube Kids, an app for families and kids, starting from January 12 – April 11, 2019, and will also have other service providers included in the program in the future*. dtac also partners with top YouTube content creators, e.g. Kru Noklek, Dek Jew Chill Out, Lovely Kids Thailand, Pororo, Madame TV, and Brianna’s Secret Club, to provide kids knowledge and entertainment content on the occasion of National Children’s Day 2019. Mr. Panthep Nilasinthop, SVP, Head of Digital Sales, Services & Marketing Division, Total Access Communication PLC.or dtac, said: “As a mobile internet provider, dtac always aims to run child-friendly business by designing products and services that reflect our In-process corporate social responsibility (In-process CSR) strategy for child and youth under-18s, in which 82% of them surf the internet via the mobile phones.” “Kids spend time watching YouTube every day. Hence, in order to reduce the risk that children can access to inappropriate contents, dtac joins force with YouTube Kids to be a part of online ecosystem that benefits Thai…

dtac steps up fight against corruption with new Code of Conduct

Dec 7, 2018 - dtac has launched a stricter Code of Conduct with an expanded scope encompassing dealings with both public officials and business partners. It reaffirms the need for high ethical standards against all forms of corruption on the occasion of the UN’s International Anti-Corruption Day to be celebrated globally on December 9th. “On the occasion of the United Nation’s annual International Anti-Corruption Day, dtac is reiterating its resolve to join the global fight against corruption. We firmly oppose corruption in all forms and we are committed to doing business in accordance with the highest ethical standards,” said Ms. Alexandra Reich, Chief Executive Officer at dtac. To support this effort, dtac has tightened and relaunched its Code of Conduct, outlining how dtac employees and business partners must behave responsibly, ethically and in full compliance with local law. The Code is the foundation of dtac’s corporate culture and sets out its high standards of integrity on how the company does business. Striving to raise the standards will make the business more sustainable. The Code Principles define the core of business conduct, which are: We play by the rules We are accountable for our actions We are transparent and honest  We speak…