Admin Court issued a verdict dismissing claims by TOT against DTAC (Bt246b), TRUE (Bt59.6b), ADVANC (Bt5.45b) on access charges. Comment: And thats a boon to all the major players esp DTAC  AOT cut FY19 revenue growth target to 5% from 10%, revised down full year tourist arrival growth target to 5-6% from 6-7% from impact […]

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ADVANC reaffirms solid 2Q from eased price war and strong AIS Fiber broadband subscriptions, sets Bt25b capex to expand network, target 4-6% revenue growth this year. BLA anticipates 2Q turnaround from recovery insurance premium supported by BLA Prestige Health supplement insurance pkg, seeks additional selling channel aft BBL starts selling AIA insurance products. Comment: I […]

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ADVANC’s board to decide on May 9 whether to take up Government’s offer to defer payments of 900MHz license fee, sets 1m AIS Fibre customers and becoming top 3 by 2021. Comment: Of course the telco’s are going to take it, its free savings. Absolutely ridiculous move by the government. AP to launch Bt8.8b JV […]

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ADVANC ADVANC to trade Bt3.30 XD on Wed 20Government says it needs time to consider whether delaying bidding on 5G Comment: It would be ridiculous if the government approves a postponement of payment for the 4G license bidding. Except for TRUE (which is a financial basket case), DTAC and ADVANC make plenty of CF. AOT […]

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ADVANC ADVANC reported 3Q18 earnings of Bt6.8bn, -9%YoY. 9M18 earnings were Bt22.84bn, +2.1%YoY. It revised down service revenue growth to 3.5%-4.5% from the earlier 5-7%. 9M18 revenue grew by 3.9%YoY. (Kao Hoon, 2/11/18) Comment: If ADVANC is struggling, what will happen to TRUE and DTAC? AEONTS AEONTS is hurrying to introduce a marketing campaign to […]

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ADVANC ADVANC is working with HIP Global to develop NB-IoT Motor Tracker. This equipment will increase the operational efficiency in Metropolitan Police Division 1 and nine police stations around Bangkok. (Kao Hoon, 26/10/18) CK CK is raising its backlog target and maintains growth of 8-10% a year at least for five years. (Thun Hoon, 26/10/18) […]

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ADVANC ADVANC decided not to participate in the upcoming 900 MHz spectrum auction because it has sufficient spectrum and in fact holds the most in the industry. It reiterates that it is number one in terms of customer base with more than 40mn telephone numbers. (Thun Hoon, 9/10/18) Comment: NBTC is struggling to make itself […]

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ABM ABM expects to boost earnings after a loss in 1H18. Management says sales volume has reached target of 280k tons. Sales volume of Wood Palace factory was 60K tons in 1H18. It has budgeted Bt70mn to build 5K tons production capacity. It expects sales volume will peak in 2020. (Thun Hoon, 1/10/18) ADVANC, JMART […]

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ADVANC ADVANC is implementing new upgrades to its “superblock” bandwidth structure, aiming to reinvigorate the country’s largest mobile operator as it faced stagnant subscriber growth the past few years because of a saturated mobile market. It claims the new superblock will help boost service speeds by 30%, while accommodating up to 52 million customers. (Bangkok […]

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A A expects revenue growth of 10% this year, supported by a rise in transfers. Backlog is Bt4bn. It expects presales to reach Bt10bn this year. It plans to launch four property development projects with total value of Bt5.35bn in 4Q18. (Kao Hoon, 20/9/18) Comment: Interesting in the Bangkok Post today the firm comments it […]

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