CAT and ACASIA together launch "Tham Luang Cave Run 2018"

CAT and ACASIA together launch "Tham Luang Cave Run 2018"

CAT and executive committee of ACASIA, a consortium of seven leading telecommunications carriers in the ASEAN region, joined the regional virtual run “Tham Luang Cave Run 2018” at Huay Tung Tao Lake, Chiang Mai

<b>Dr.Dhanant Subhadrabandhu, CAT Telecom’s Senior Executive Vice President (Marketing and Service) and Executive Director of ACASIA Communication</b> led the group of CAT and ACASIA executives to join the Tham Luang Cave Run 2018. CAT and ACASIA hosted this virtual running event to memorize Tham Luang - Khun Nam Nang Norn, as Thailand’s extraordinary cave rescue. The event is also to promote and position Thailand as a sports tourism destination through social media. The part of revenue derived from the event will be used for supporting the development of Tham Luang – Khun Nam Nang Norn Forest Park.

ACASIA is a managed network service provider jointly set up by seven leading telecommunication companies in Asia, namely CAT Telecom (Thailand), Indosat (Indonesia), PLDT (Philippines), Singtel (Singapore), TelBru (Brunei), TM (Malaysia) and VNPT (Vietnam).

Tham Luang Cave Run 2018 is a virtual run challenge for 10 km., running period is from 7-31 December 2018. On the first day of event at Huay Tung Tao Lake, Chiang Mai, CAT and ACASIA executives run and complete 4.7 km with all participants throughout the ASEAN region. The running challenge is to bring all runners to run anywhere anytime and can submit results online via SOFEA Run application. 

SOFEA Run application, developed by ACASIA communications, is designed to serve the healthy trend and the growth of virtual run across ASEAN. The running app has more features for users to record the pace, distance, total exercise time, calories burned and other useful metrics. The app also works with a variety of smartwatches and fitness devices, as well as sync with numerous other apps and social networks, etc.

The concept of SOFEA Run application, backed by ACASIA which is an affiliate of seven leading telecommunications carriers in the ASEAN region, is aimed to bring ASEAN community together through a digital lifestyle and services. For all participants of Tham Luang Cave Run 2018 can download SOFEA Run to register until Christmas Eve, 24 December 2018.

For more information please contact : Krittipong Thantiyanontra tel. +668 3272 2240 

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