BBC Studios Lands New AIS Deal


BBC Studios has sealed a deal with AIS for carriage of BBC Lifestyle and BBC World News in Thailand.

The services are available on streaming service AIS Play beginning today to subscribers with the PLAY Premium and PLAY Premium Plus packages.

“We are excited to embark on this new partnership with AIS, which will enable us to expand the reach of our bold, British creative content to more audiences in Thailand,” said Phil Hardman, general manager at BBC Studios Asia. “BBC Studios is known for the quality of its content and brands across multiple genres, and we are looking forward to becoming a key television destination for Thai audiences, whether they are looking for inspirational travel, food, design and escape stories on BBC Lifestyle or the highest quality impartial news reporting and analysis on BBC World News.”

Pratthana Leelapanang, chief consumer business officer at AIS, added, “We are also excited about the opportunity to work with BBC Studios as the partner for news and quality lifestyle content, which will inspire and open new perspectives for the Thai public. As a digital life service provider with the most spectra in 5G, AIS Fibre Home Internet and AIS WiFi, we are ready to propel AIS Play into becoming the core channel for fun and inspiration in these challenging times, ever more enhancing Thai people’s lives.”