Thai TV broadcaster MCOT has launched broadband TV with a goal of signing up 100,000 viewers by the end of 2011, reports the Bangkok Post.
The company and partner Playwork Co, a telecoms systems provider, have co-invested around THB500 million (USD16 million) to add new equipment, content and servers to provide Ving Broadband TV, enabling viewers to watch up to 1,000 channels through a high speed internet connection.
According to the companies involved, customers will require a USB dongle, router and set-top box with monthly subscription fees starting from around THB700, with services including interactive applications.
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