First prepaid SIM card vending machine unveiled

Corporate February 02, 2016 20:20

By The Nation

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Total Access Communication (Dtac) has installed the first-ever prepaid SIM card vending machine at Suvarnabhumi Airport, where its prepaid Happy Tourist SIM cards can be bought.



The machine allows tourists to conveniently grab SIM card and register via passport as required by the Thai regulator. The SIM card is automatically activated after purchase.
The company said that this would respond to demand during high season. The machine could sell 1,000 SIM cards per day.
""Monetization Innovation” is our area of focus this year - complicated process and communication limitation of technologies will be fixed to offer the most convenient customer experience. This has led to the idea of the advanced prepaid SIM card vending machine for tourists with 3 easy steps “choose – register – pay”, " said Supavas Prohmvitak, vice president - Head of Prepaid Division.