Entries by Bryan Bkk

About Bryan Bkk

Bryan is a tech entrepreneur with 15 years experience in design, development and online business. Based in Thailand, he has a local company doing web development, telecom and real estate projects.

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How to get AIS Super Wifi on 802.11ac

AIS has launched a new Wifi service branded with the name AIS Super Wifi which is showing up around Bangkok and Thailand.  This new service operators on the Wireless AC Technology (IEEE802.11ac).    802.11ac has a throughput of at least 1 gigabit per second and a single link throughput of at least 500 megabits per second (500 Mbit/s). […]

New mobile topup credit service

MobileTopup.com has just launched in beta and users can now go and try out the new online top up service here. The features of the new mobile credit service are: Flat fee is  4% – 200 Baht of credit will cost you 208 Baht. Automatic reoccurring monthly billing Top up amounts are 50 – 800 […]

AIS launches prepaid sub-brand called YOU!

As if you don’t hear “YOU! YOU! YOU!” enough in Thailand, AIS has now launched a prepaid service under the YOU! brand name.  The service launches with an app and website with a goal of allowing users to manage aspects of their accounts online.   This covers things like checking and changing your data or calling […]

New DTAC group calling tourist sim for 199 Baht

A new sim from DTAC aimed at the 20 million tourists arriving yearly has a group calling plan where everyone in the group can call each other for free.  For family or friends this would make the perfect sim for all those in the group with unlocked phones.  This SIM is also good for the tech […]

True Mobile only Company with Growth in 2014

Bangkok Post is reporting Thailand has a total of 94 million mobile phone subscribers on the big 3 networks, with a total of 76% of those using 3G data.  Slower growth this year is blamed on the coup and political unrest. AIS still retains it’s lead with 15 million more subscribers than the number 2 […]

DTAC 4G Trials that you can join

DTAC has announced 4G in Thailand, is running a trial that you can try out.  To try 4G on dtac TriNet in Bangkok,  Simply dial  *2014*9# for a 4G Trial of 4 GB per month for 4 months.  This privilege is for dtac TriNet prepaid and postpaid customers who have applied an unlimited Internet package […]

Crowdsourced network speed testing from OpenSignal.com

What’s the best way to find out the best 3G or 4G network? Let all the users using the network report back with their experience. That’s what a new company called Open Signal aims to crowd source. How does crowd sourced 3G mapping work? We can all help to improve their coverage maps by grabbing […]

AIS Pocket Wifi Review – ZTE MF65

The ZTE MF65 AIS version AIS has launched a new model of pocket wifi device from ZTE (China). The device is know as the MF 65 and is a full featured 3G pocket Wifi router. The router is sold unlocked, meaning you can use it with AIS, DTAC or True Move – or any other […]

DTAC Happy Promotion – Get 6GB of 3G data

Note: I just tested this, and it came back with a message”You are already a user.” The ad says “New and Current Subscribers” which means we now understand to mean “New and current subscribers, that have not yet signed up for a data package.”   So if you’re already using 3G on a smartphone, you’re out […]

Travelers cautioned about roaming charges

The Boston Globe recently had and article about traveling abroad, specifically if you are on a US carrier. From the article: Before I left home, Verizon told me that calls would cost $1.99 a minute in Thailand and $2.89 a minute in Cambodia. No, thanks. I’ll just text people instead. To avoid text charges, I […]