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The number of internet users in Thailand could reach 52 million this year thanks to the proliferation of smartphones and increasing availability of broadband. 

Gp Capt Anudith Nakornthap, the information and communication technology (ICT) minister, said the number would represent a doubling in users and credited lower prices for smartphones and tablets.

At the end of last year, Thailand had 26 million internet users or about 37% of the population.

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