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Thaicom: Connects Customers And Users To The Future Providing Total Solutions And Accessibility Resulting In A 3-Year Profitability.
Thaicom continues to grow with "Connecting the Future" strategy aiming to connect People, Opportunity and Technology to respond to all stakeholders' needs and shared values
Nonthaburi, 12 February, 2015:- Thailand's satellite operator, Thaicom Public Company Limited
has implemented a new "Connecting the Future" strategy to provide accessibility to telecommunications and satellite broadcasting initiatives for 2015. Thaicom released its operating results for the year 2014, revenue from sale of goods and rendering of services for 2014 totaled Baht 10,004 million, up by Baht 2,108 million or 26.7% from 2013. The revenue growth was mainly contributed from the revenues of all its business together with the cost effectiveness
Suphajee Suthumpun, Chairman of the Executive Committee and Chief Executive Officer
stated that, "2014 is another year we can be proud of as Thaicom has overcome challenges on entering
into the new frontiers. We have successfully launched THAICOM 6 and THAICOM 7 into the orbits, which
serve the broadcast industry. We have expanded our markets, created new innovations in terms of
financial and business in response to the needs of our customers. We have formed up new business
partnerships and developed the end-to-end solutions for existing and new customers."
In 2014, the Company generated a normalized net profit of Baht 1,832 million, an increase of Baht 704
million or 62.4% in 2013 as a result of the revenue growth from the satellite business, telephone and
Internet businesses, and the media business, together with the cost effectiveness; the Company's core
Satellite operations contributed 88%.
Thaicom's success in 2014 has driven national macro economy in recent years continually while
supporting the growth of Thailand telecommunications and broadcasting. Thaicom had been recognized
at both global and Asia-Pacific landscape as it launched the maritime satellite broadband services for
Ocean Trans, a leading Japanese maritime transport company; the MCONNECT application in cooperation
with MCOT which allows for simultaneous second-screen viewing of programming, the first for Thailand;
the In-flight Connectivity services, the first in Asia, for Thailand's domestic airlines, Nok Air, in utilizing
Ku-band transponders on Thaicom's satellites at the speed equal to 3G, stable services for the
passengers; the issuance of bonds by Thaicom to finance present and future projects – the issue was
over-subscribed; the leading role Thaicom took in bringing to South East Asia for the first time ever, the
NASA traveling exhibition, "NASA – A Human Adventure" including the Satellite Executive of the Year in
Asia Pacific Award of APSCC – Asia Pacific Satellite Communications Council. All these key achievements
have proved the trust of the investors and shareholders in Thaicom's strong fundamentals and potential
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