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Tablets to drive 10% market rise

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Spending on information and communications technology (ICT) in Thailand is expected to increase by 9.8% to US$21 billion this year thanks to the use of more smart devices and the arrival of third-generation (3G) services. 

International Data Corporation (IDC), the global research company, said the tablet market will surpass notebooks for the first time, while the robust double-digit growth of personal computers will not be seen any more.

"Consumer spending on smartphones and tablets will be a key driver for the country's ICT industry in 2013," said Attaphon Satidkanitkul, the research manager at IDC Asia-Pacific.

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