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Thailand

Thailand Media Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Broadcast media 6 2008
Households with television 91.93% 2002 45th out of 142
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 65.25 2012 88th out of 188
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps 6,807.87 Mbps 2005 16th out of 87
Internet > Internet users per thousand people 263.6 2013 128th out of 205
Internet > Users per 1000 203.04 2007 80th out of 149
Internet users 17.48 million 2009 23th out of 206
Personal computers > Per capita 58.34 per 1,000 people 2004 80th out of 155
Radio > List of radio stations

Radio Thailand - national network and external service operated by National Broadcasting Services of Thailand (NBT), part of government Public Relations Department

MCOT Radio Network - run by government agency MCOT; operates stations in Bangkok and provincial networks

Army Radio - network owned by Royal Thai Army

2012
Radio broadcast stations AM 238, FM 351, shortwave 6 2007
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 120.29 2012 60th out of 200
Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 789.59 per 1,000 people 2007 67th out of 162
Television > List of TV stations

Thai TV3 - operated by the Mass Communications Organization of Thailand (MCOT), a government agency

TV5 - owned by Royal Thai Army

BBTV Channel 7 - owned by Royal Thai Army


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2012
Television receivers > Per capita 254.7 per 1,000 people 1997 62nd out of 178
Televisions per 1000 235.55 2003 72nd out of 191

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; World Development Indicators database; International Telecommunication Union, World Telecommunication/ICT Development Report and database. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; Wikipedia: List of countries by number of Internet users (Calculated using penetration rate and population data from "Countries and Areas Ranked by Population: 2012" , Population data, International Programs, U.S. Census Bureau, retrieved 26 June 2013). Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; Internet World Stats, June 30, 2010; British Broadcasting Corporation 2014; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; International Telecommunication Union, World Telecommunication/ICT Development Report and database, and World Bank estimates.; Source: UNESCO UIS Data | UNESCO Institute for Statistics; CIA World Factbook, December 2003. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.

Citation

"Thailand Media Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Thailand/Media

  • Thailand ranked #4 for televisions amongst Hot countries in 2003.
  • Thailand ranked 7th last for internet > fixed broadband internet subscribers per 1000 amongst Emerging markets in 2012.
  • Thailand ranked #5 for telecoms > mobile cellular subscriptions > per 100 people amongst East Asia and Pacific in 2012.