Getting to know more about Thainess channel through this video.
About Next Step
Next Step is an innovative media and content company in Thailand, aiming to use knowledge to help improved the well-being of Thai people through media. In addition to its local TV services, Next Step launches Thainess, a global satellite channel to let people around the world know more about Thailand.
Thainess is the world-class Thai lifestyle channel in English language, 24 hours on AsiaSat 7 to showcase the uniqueness of Thailand to the world. This is the accumulation of time, to collect the content, committed to producing the best lifestyle from Thailand, and to create awareness, good values and positive image of Thai Soft Power that help to promote a good image to Thailand.
Thainess channel presents the Thai identity in the format of lifestyle. The audience will go on a journey to meet the people, culture, traditions, Thai food, and see the beautiful nature of Thailand, including Thai entertainment, Thai pop music, live festivals with different selling points, like no one else. This will bring the pride of Thai people and the nation to the eyes of the world, for people to know more about Thailand in different point of view.
Thainess Trailer, look and feel of the channel
“Thailand from Above” is one of the documentary series on Thainess Channel which will take you throughout Thailand with bird eye view from drone shoot. It took more than 3 years to collect these footages. This program has been broadcast on In-Flight Entertainment onboard Thai Airways as well as on leading pay TV channel around the world.
“Food To Die For” is another TV program that will let you get the inside of Thai food and see how it cook using natural ingredients around the house.
“Thainess is our next major move to expand the soft power from Thailand to the world. This is in line with the country’s strategy to use Thai culture, Thai food and Thai hospitality to create a good perception of Thailand to global citizens. Following the success of our national television service, we are excited to launch our global channel Thainess on AsiaSat 7 to introduce the uniqueness of Thailand to a much wider audience,” said Amornphat Chomrat, Managing Director of Next Step.
Thainess has set 4 goals for success which are Gate Way to Thailand, Good Perception to Thailand, Using Thai Soft Power, Creating the Sustainability and Eco-friendly to Thailand
In collaboration with Next Step, AsiaSat will provide technical and marketing support to deliver Thainess to the international market, with full vertical integration that combines the power of broadcasting via satellite, and live streaming by AsiaSat’s subsidiary One Click Go Live to further enhance audience reach and drive engagement across different content delivery platforms.
“We are delighted to enter into this long-term collaboration with Next Step to support their strategic development in making Thainess the best representation of Thailand in the Asia-Pacific and beyond. We thank Next Step for choosing AsiaSat as their exclusive media service partner for the global launch of Thainess by leveraging one of our most watched satellite TV platforms AsiaSat 7 and our expertise in media management and content distribution to present Thainess – the unique Thai culture and value to the world,”said Ina Lui, Senior Vice President, Commercial, Business Development & Strategy of AsiaSat.
Thainess will be joining the premium neighbourhood of more than 300 C-band TV channels on AsiaSat 7, and enjoying an unparalleled access to distribution affiliates across a regional network encompassing over 250 million pay TV homes and 500,000 hotel rooms.
To celebrate the global launch of Thainess, Next Step will be hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony at Sook Siam, ICONSIAM, a spectacular landmark in Bangkok and the icon of Eternal Prosperity that presents the best of Thainess to the world. Sook Siam at ICONSIAM will be on the ground to showcase Thailand and Thainess on air via AsiaSat to introduce Thailand to the world, with One Click Go Live to enhance audience experience online.
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