July 22, 2020 – dtac has partnered with Nokia to deploy 5G/4G equipment in selected areas of Thailand. As part of dtac’s efforts to never stop improving the network, the company is accelerating deployment of low band and high capacity massive MIMO technology to give customers better coverage and data experience.
Prathet Tankuranun, Chief Technology Officer at Total Access Communication Plc or dtac, said: “We have made a commitment to never stop improving our network, and our strategy is focused on delivering better data experience for the many, not for the few. 5G-ready Massive MIMO is currently being deployed to provide higher capacity 3x better data experience on 4G network to meet the real needs of all customers. dtac will meet those needs in the cities, in rural areas, on both existing and future devices. Our goal is to connect all customers to what matters most”.
Massive MIMO will be a transformative technology in the years to come, and we assess vendors based on technical quality, ability to innovate and modernize the network, commercial terms and conditions, as well as security evaluation. For dtac a multivendor strategy is important to continue to secure the high-quality network service for our customers,” Prathet added.