Information Technology in Thailand 2001 by ghostface

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									Information Technology
      in Thailand 2001

       Dr. Virach Sornlertlamvanich
Information R&D Division, NECTEC
                virach@nectec.or.th


                     March 13, 2001
                     IT Related Associations


• Association of Thai Computer Industry (ATCI)
• Computer association of Thailand (CAT)
• Information Network Association (INA)
• Association of Thai Software Industry (ATSI)
     Major IT Market Groups in Thailand

•   Telecommunication
•   Government
•   Education
•   Home User
                          IT Market Feature

•   Web Hosting
•   ASP
•   IT customization for organization
•   Educational Market
•   Home user market
                          IT Market in Various Industries

 Business       1998     Expense   1999     Expense   2000     Expense     2001     Expense
   type         (MB)      ratio    (MB)      ratio    (MB)      ratio    (est.MB)     ratio
                                                                                  (est.25%+)
Government       3,374      13%     7,379      21%     8,832      18%      11,083          18%

Financial and    2,076       8%     3,162       9%     3,435       7%       4,310          7%
Banking
Industrial       4,931      19%     6,325      18%     7,360      15%       9,236         15%

Health            519        2%      703        2%      491        1%         616          1%

Hotel             519        2%      351        1%      491        1%         616          1%

Telecommuni      4,152      16%     4,216      12%     8,342      17%      10,467         17%
cations
Education        3,374      13%     3,865      11%     7,851      16%       9,852         16%

Home User        3,633      14%     4,216      12%     8,342      17%      10,467         17%

Others           3,374      13%     4,919      14%     3,925       8%       4,926          8%

Total           25,953      100%   35,137      100%   49,069     100%      61,573        100%
         IT Market Growth during 1998-2001 in
                            Various Industries
12,000
                                             Government
10,000                                       Financial and Banking
                                             Industrial
 8,000
                                             Health
 6,000                                       Hotel
                                             Telecomunication
 4,000
                                             Education

 2,000                                       Home User
                                             Others
    0
           1998   1999   2000   2001(est.)
                                                   IT Market in Thailand
          30000
                                                                          27595
          25000                                                 24638
                                                     21758
          20000
                                                                                  18299
                                           16727
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          15000                14490
                     12032
          10000                                                           8200
                                                                6632               7994
                                                     4911                 6852     5910
           5000                3462        3831                 5634
                                           3224      4516
                               2742
              0
                  2535   2536         2537        2538      2539       2540      2541

                             IT Hardware          IT Services      IT Software

                                                                                    Source: ATCI2542
    IT Expense in Thailand, Malaysia and
Singapore during 1992-1999 comparing with
                   the World IT Expense

  10.0%

  8.0%

  6.0%                          Thailand
                                Malaysia
  4.0%                   8.3%
                                Singapore
           4.8%   5.3%
  2.0%

  0.0%
IT Expense in Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore
 in 1999 Comparing with the World IT Expense



    Thai       0.1%     1,494 M U.S. dollars
    Malaysia   0.2%     2,175 M U.S. dollars
    Singapore 0.3%      3,831 M U.S. dollars
               Estimation of IT Expense Ratio of
                                     IT in 2001


 57% (35,241MB)




                                                    PC and Workstation
                                                    Service buisiness
                                                    Package software
                                   19% (11,843MB)
                                                    System

6% (3,397MB)
                  18% (11,091MB)
Interesting Figure in Government IT
                             Policy

                Target                           Goal
 Connect the Internet in high school       Within 2 years
 Connect the Internet in primary           Within 4 years
  school
 Connect the Internet in all province      Within 2 years
 Connect the Internet in all district      Within 4 years
 10 millions of Thai internet user         Within 4 years
 Produce the software developer         At least 5,000 / year
 Arrange field training for Computer    At least 3,000 / year
  network engineer
 Renovate the Thai business men e-      At least 10,000 / year
  commerce capability
 Suspending the e-commerce                 At least 4 years
  taxation

								
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