Loxley signs contracts worth Bt1 bn with Royal Thai Army station
February 26, 2014 00:00 By The Nation 2,425 Viewed
Loxley has recently signed two digital-television network and studio-equipment contracts worth more than Bt1 billion with Royal Thai Army Radio and Television Station, the operator of TV Channel 5.
Those and other deals take the company’s share of the market for network installations past 60 per cent.
Chalermchoke Lamsam, a senior executive vice president, said yesterday that one contract was for two sets of network multiplexer (mux) equipment worth more than Bt500 million.
With highly qualified personnel and strong partners such as NEC Corporation and Harris Broadcast, Loxley’s quote was 40 per cent lower than Channel 5’s median budget of Bt840 million.
The other contract, worth more than Bt580 million, was for high-definition television equipment for Channel 5’s new digital studio.
The company is also cooperating with other agencies, such as the Public Relations Department, to work on a trial run of digital TV broadcasting in Bangkok this month to see if the signals match international standards.
It is collaborating with MCOT on another trial in Phuket.
Loxley is a specialist in the design and installation of equipment for radio and television with more than 30 years of experience.
The company is a reseller of digital-television broadcasting devices of leading brands such as NEC and Harris, whose products are well recognised around the world.