Internet by Country

Internet by Country: Internet in Thailand, .Eu, Internet in Greece, Internet in Tunisia, Dubai Internet City, Internet in Ethiopia

Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher’s book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Internet in Thailand, .Eu, Internet in Greece, Internet in Tunisia, Dubai Internet City, Internet in Ethiopia, Internet in Romania, Internet in Afghanistan, Global Internet Usage, Internet in Zimbabwe, Internet in Nepal, Internet in Spain, Internet in the Philippines, Ebone, Internet in Norway, Internet in Latvia, Internet in Switzerland, Internet in Cyprus, Internet in Hungary. Excerpt: As of 2008, there were 16,100,000 internet users in Thailand. Broadband Internet is readily available in major cities and towns, but is still to be sought after in smaller villages and in the countryside. As the statistics have shown, the majority of internet users in Thailand still rely on dial-up access. TOT operates a nationwide local rate number, 1222, allowing dialing to most Internet service providers.

Dial-up prepaid internet packs can be readily bought in convenience stores and other places. Subscribers of fixed telephone lines by True Corporation have access to dial up internet by dialing a certain number and then being billed on their normal telephone bill. The majority of broadband Internet access uses Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL). Some areas are covered by Cable Modems and G.shdsl. Consumer broadband internet bandwidth ranges from 2 Mbit/s to 16 Mbit/s.

Medium and large businesses use Leased Lines or Ethernet Internet/MPLS where fiber optic cables link many office buildings in the central business district areas such as Sukhumvit, Silom and Sathorn areas to the Thailand Internet backbone. Universities have access to fast internet access, including the Trans-Eurasia Information Network (TEIN2) research network. A 3G UMTS/HSDPA network was launched in Bangkok and vicinity in December 2009 with speeds up to 7.2 Mbit/s on the 2100 MHz band. Major mobile network operators in …

Internet by Country: Internet in Thailand, .Eu, Internet in Greece, Internet in Tunisia, Dubai Internet City, Internet in Ethiopia