Five million digital coupons used nationwide for set-top-box purchase


BANGKOK, 4 June 2015 – Over five million digital coupons have been used nationwide to purchase normal set-top-boxes or as discount for hybrid set-top-boxes, Secretary General of the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) Takorn Tantasith revealed today.

Mr.Takorn said that the NBTC has distributed a total of fourteen million coupons, worth 690 baht each, to households in the first phase of digital coupon distribution. Households which have not yet received the coupons are advised to consult nearby post offices in order to use the coupons before the expiry date.

For those who have lost their coupons can claim a new one by notifing the loss to the police from which they will be given a notification paper. Then the householder should bring the police document together with a copy of ID card and house registration document to the NBTC office. After investigation, the NBTC will send new claim document by post which householders can use to purchase set-top-box.