Thailand gears up to go digital | glObserver Global Economics


As the government sharpens it focus on ICT, a digital drive is taking shape in Thailand, underpinned by plans that include incentives for investors and improved communications infrastructure.

Source: globserver.cn

Speaking at a seminar in January, Pridiyathorn Devakula, the deputy prime minister in charge of economic affairs, described the digital economy plan as a key element of the government’s policy schedule. The authorities will provide the tools needed to strengthen Thailand’s ICT backbone, while as well improving soft infrastructure, legislation and regulations governing the sector. “Our government is planning to work with the private sector to develop hard infrastructure, such as a national broadband network, spectrum to provide 4G wireless broadband, the establishment of a national government data centre and an increased number of international internet gateway facilities,” he told participants.

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