Jon Eddy Abdullah, Ceo, Total Access Communication PLC. (dtac) stated “the dtac 3rd generation services are a part of our ongoing resolve for provide clients with innovative solutions and services which will benefit their lives. It’s a service enhancement that’s offered by no additional charge to any or all our existing clients within the Bangkok area who’ve already activated to data service packages. We strongly think that the 3rd generation HSPA service on 850 MHz may benefit not just the Thai customers, but the Thai telecom industry and also the country in general. Because the 3rd generation HSPA service on 850 MHz is provided within concession agreement, it will likewise benefit our partner, CAT Telecom.”
“The HSPA replace on the 850 MHz band marks the start of exciting occasions for that telecom industry in Thailand. We feel the establishment from the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission and also the certification of two.1 GHz spectrum for 3rd generation services will require the for an even greater level and that we anticipate dealing with the brand new Minister from the Information and Communication Technology Minister and NBTC for making mtss is a reality” stated Abdullah.
Based on Pakorn Pannachet, Senior V . P . – Items Division, dtac, “the launch of dtac 3rd generation service on August 16 stands for the commitment in our continuous service improvement and network coverage expansion. Existing dtac customers who own a phone or device that supports 3rd generation on 850 MHz band are titled for that dtac 3rd generation service and may utilize it operating areas presently covering Bangkok. Our existing data service clients can easily benefit from the dtac 3rd generation service, however with noticeably greater speed and signal quality, by using no additional charge.”
“The dtac 3rd generation arrives on the top when it comes to speed because of the ample 10 MHz bandwidth,” added Pakorn. “What this means is the network can accommodate greater concurrent customers and offers speeds as high as 42 Megabyte per second downlink and also at speed rate of mega bit per second ranged uplink. With thorough quality test carried out by both our staff and exterior specialist team, we’re confident about the full readiness in serving clients, but we still adopt the most recent technology having a view to enhance the service quality towards the level beyond customer anticipation.”
“The dtac 3rd generation is our annual flagship campaign and includes comprehensive collaboration among all dtac teams and employees using the goal to produce and develop the very best service quality for the clients,” added Pakorn.
Presently dtac has committed a good investment intend to upgrade its network to 3rd generation in 1,220 base stations and planned to improve the amount of 3rd generation base stations to two,000, covering 40 provinces in 2012.
For additional info on coverage areas, types of compatible mobile phone models and products and suggestions about device setting, visit world wide web.dtac.co.th/3rd generation. Current dtac clients who activated for limitless mobile internet package will get automatic upgrade which allows these phones the dtac 3rd generation service. For current dtac clients who subscribe for other packages, simply dial *3000# and press call (toll-free) make it possible for the dtac 3rd generation service. There’s presently no additional charge for that dtac 3rd generation service.
To celebrate the launch from the dtac 3rd generation, the organization produced a tv commercial entitling “Care” that reflects strengths of telecom technology to human existence underneath the tagline – “Past the best technology is being able to connect all feelings easily”. Special campaign including consumer event and many fun activities will also be planned to become released soon.