March 31, 2022 – Thaicom announced that it has signed an agreement with Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) to quickly and easily create, transform, and deliver Thaicom digital content. By leveraging AWS’s global cloud infrastructure, advanced video technologies, and pay-as-you-go-model, Thaicom can produce high-quality video streams for distribution to its national and worldwide customers. Under the agreement, Thaicom and AWS will collaborate on building and deploying Thaicom’s first cloud-based satellite TV broadcast distribution platform for Asia Pacific. The broadcast platform will consist of cloud services providing software-defined encoding, transcoding, and statistical multiplexing capabilities leveraging AWS Elemental media services. Thaicom is using AWS Elemental media services to help scale its business, enhance customer experiences, and support development of Thailand’s broadcast industry landscape. Thaicom is also using AWS to help establish its earth observation data analytics platform and to support Thaicom’s new space economy initiative. Using AWS to help power the Thaicom data analytics platform will also help diversify Thaicom’s reach across new verticals including government and private sectors in agriculture, maritime, energy, healthcare, and education. By working together, Thaicom and AWS can help Thaicom’s customers easily ingest data from space and provide analytics from satellite imagery for business owners to leverage and make fast business decisions.