ADVANC in 70:30 JV with SPI to set up Saha Advance Network (SAN) with Bt30m registered cap, offering fiber optic and ICT infra within SPI’s industrial estate and EEC area. AMA target to lift biodiesel transport revenue to 15% of total revenue from 11% last year, sees solid turnaround 2H from higher traffic from improving […]

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Mobile operators expecting to recovery 2H from absence of price war and unlimited data packaging, ADVANC & DTAC FY20 yield should stay above 3%, Tabloid. AH sees 2H turnaround from larger OEM order from Nissan after shift productions from Indonesia to Thailand, expects higher revenue contribution from Nissan from current 4%, sees positive utilization rate […]

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ADVANC target 300K new AIS Fibre customers this year, from 1m at end of-2019, as lockdown boosted demand for high-speed BB. BLAND launches community mall, Cosmo Walk, to boost recurring income and adding value to its Muang Thong Thani complex. EA reports Bt2.2b CD 2x covered, healthy demand for 2-3 year maturity JAS received Bt942m […]

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ACAP: on verge of trading suspension aft default Bt 1.88b CD, tabloid. Comment: Well lets see….SET is rather flexible with how they implement rulings…but w/o a doubt ACAP has defaulted and could do down the IFEC route unless they raise capital. ADVANC’s gearing up for 5G investment in the EEC and applying AIS’s ultra-fast mobile […]

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FTSE rebalance today may see as much as Bt3.6b outflows, after FTSE All World cuts SET weighting to 2.98% from 3.05%, while FTSE SET index sees additions in CRC, DIF, ACE, BAM, RBF. ADVANC signed JV Saha Pathana Group to develop fiber infra to expand corporate BB, data center, 5G solutions and cloud services for […]

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ADVANC sees positive 3Q momentum from higher ARPU as deep discount package already expired since end of-May, higher market share on FBB supported by WFH demand. Comment: Still curious to see the 5G story play out. If anyone has a decent paper out there on 5G please send it across, specifically the beneficiaries. NPLs expect […]

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ADVANC wins court battle against NBTC, who tried to force ADVANC to pay Bt7.2b remedy packages to 900MHz subscribers. Comment: So the NBTC just wasted our taxpaying money, no surprise. ITEL: signs a data service contract with KTB worth Bt 165m, lifts backlog to Bt 4.53b, target 20% CAGR over next 3 years. Comment: Anyone […]

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ACG branches out from car dealership business to vehicle maintenance and parts sales services, FASTFIT, to expand client bases and mitigate risk from weak auto market. Comment: I find this to be a difficult business to do well in, they are up against incumbents such as BQUIK and ACT, and these are rather deep customer […]

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AAV considers merger with another LLC to clamp down on pricing wars once flights eventually resume in the country. Comment: Would that be NOK? Wouldn’t make sense, Thai Smile perhaps? ADVANC launches “GOMO” sim for online uses with unlimited 50GB speed. Comment: Boom! And then your data will be leaked… ASP cuts dividend payout to […]

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NBTC’s handed an official warning letter to a ADVANC’s unit, urging it to strictly ensure cybersecurity and data protection after the firm accidentally exposed its database of 8b internet records online without a password during a scheduled test earlier this month. BAM cuts 25 bps for all type of interest lending charged to clients to […]

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