Mobile Networks

AIS Thailand Offers New Voice for Data Package
asia.nikkei.com

Thailand’s largest mobile carrier, Advanced Info Service (AIS) has launched iSwop, a postpaid service that allows subscribers to pay for data consumption monthly rather than by recharging when credit runs out. iSwop subscribers can use up their leftover monthly voice call quota for connecting to the Internet with one minute of voice call equating to […]

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Mobile and Internet in Myanmar
www.go-myanmar.com

Telecommunications in Myanmar are several steps behind most developed countries, and also lag behind neighbouring Southeast Asian countries: generally, you may find that systems are antiquated and access is patchy and slow. Only a small percentage of the population has access to a fixed telephone line, and internet and mobile penetration are also low. However, […]

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Local SIM Cards Save You Money
studenttravel.about.com

As travelers, we’re always on the lookout for ways to save money on the road. One of the biggest unforeseen expenses for people traveling through multiple countries on a single trip is using their mobile phone abroad. While traveling through a different country you’ll understandably want to be able to use your phone. How do […]

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Cellphone Roaming in South East Asia
goseasia.about.com

Are you simply unable to travel without your smartphone and a broadband connection? Take heart: under the right circumstances, you don’t have to leave home without your phone. Cellphone roaming in Southeast Asia isn’t just possible, it’s very easy to do. Certain U.S. cellular phones and most European cellphones will work in Southeast Asia; if […]

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Mobile Networks in Southeast Asia – Talk is Cheap
www.economist.com

TAKE a taxi in Bangkok and the driver’s mobile phone is sure to chirp. A long conversation ensues, usually by speaker phone, since few cabbies bother with headsets. It is not just that cabbies are chatty; it is also that talk is cheap. Once reserved for the rich, mobile phones are now ubiquitous in South-East […]

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AIS Network Thailand
en.wikipedia.org

Advanced Info Service Public Company Limited is Thailand’s largest GSM mobile phone operator with 35 million customers as of March 2013. Founded in April 1986, AIS started off as a computer rental business. In October 1990, it launched analog 900 MHz mobile phone services with a 20 year monopoly concession from the Telephone Organization of […]

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Celcom Network Malaysia
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Celcom Axiata Berhad, DBA Celcom, is the oldest mobile telecommunications company in Malaysia. Celcom is one of a member of the Axiata group of companies. Being one of the very few companies in Malaysia to originally obtain a cellular phone license, it successfully introduced mobile telephony in Malaysia through its ART-900 (Automatic Radio Telephone) service, […]

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Viettel Network Vietnam
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Viettel Group (full name in Vietnamese: Tập đoàn Viễn thông Quân đội) is Vietnam’s largest mobile network operator. It is a state-owned enterprise wholly owned and operated by the Ministry of Defence. Viettel pays its 25,000 employees an average salary of 18 million VND per month, a total of 5.4 trillion VND per year. Viettel […]

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