Digital television manufacturers are welcoming the plan by CAT Telecom plan to hand out discount coupons for set top boxes and new digital televisions to 22 million households.
Prapat Rathlertkarn, deputy secretary-general of the Thai Electrical, Electronics and Telecommunication Industries Association (TETA), said the intention of the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) to switch from analog to digital television will generate more than 20 billion baht from the sales of converter boxes alone.
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