THAICOM specialists to facilitate satellite communications in Nepal

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BANGKOK, 29 April 2015 – THAICOM has prepared to send a team of specialists and satellite equipment to Nepal to help rescue workers in the rescue operations.

THAICOM’s technicians and engineers will be flying to Nepal today, where they will apply satellite technologies in search and rescue missions in affected areas. Aside from emergency operations, the specialists have been tasked with facilitating telecommunications.

The disaster relief is part of the firm’s policy of corporate social responsibility in both everyday and critical situations.

The satellite operator previously applied IPSTAR satellite system to recover communications during crises in several countries, such as Japan, China, New Zealand and the Philippines.