ADVANC expected 1Q15 profit to rise YoY due to greater use of its data services. The company maintains its revenue growth (excluding interconnection fee) at 3-4% YoY in 2015 with new service in high-speed internet (1Gbps) called “AIS Fibre” to attract 100,000 users. (Khao Hoon, 28/04/15)
Comment: This could very well be the end of JAS, and TRUE is going to suffer as well.
Confirms start-up in June – AIE confirms its expansion of biodiesel to 900,000 liters/day will commence operations in June 2015. The company expects to close a deal with business partners soon. (Khao Hoon, 28/04/15)
Management expects sales revenue to rise 50% YoY in 2015 with profit to double YoY due to higher sales of its set-top box for digital TV. (Post Today, 28/04/15)
Comment: A quick look @ the numbers show that while yes there a lot of potential in the market because the set-top boxes penetration rates are still very low but distribution and the coupons scheme for it have been pathetic in its implementation.