The impact of proposed merger between True and Dtac

Ookla assessed the impact of the proposed merger between True and dtac on the Thai telecommunications market by examining its current state: https://www.ookla.com/articles/dtac-true-merger-thailand-5g-performance-q2-2022.

 

Some high-level takeaways include:

  • Thailand’s 5G performs well compared to its regional counterparts.
  • AIS wins on 5G performance in Thailand, TrueMove H on 5G Availability.
  • AIS is in the lead for 4G speeds.
  • Songkhla tops the charts for median 5G download speed.
  • Bangkok has the highest 5G Availability.
  • The merged operator, NewCo, could provide more robust competition to AIS, while also having the scale to invest in 5G.