Thaicom Public Company Limited is a leading Asian satellite operator and was established in 1991. The company provides integrated satellite communications solutions and value-added services for the broadcast, media, and telecom industries. Thaicom was the first to launch a broadband satellite in the world. Since its establishment the company has launched 8 satellites. Thaicom satellites board more than 1,100 TV channels both in SD and HD formats. Thaicom-8, the company’s latest satellite, was launched in May 2016 to expand the company’s servicing capacity and footprint in Asia and Africa. Thaicom is traded on the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) under the trade symbol “THCOM”.