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dtac Super 4G Presents Superior Travel Experiences on uberX & UberBLACK

Free Rides to and from Airport for dtac BLUE MEMBER Customers
Bangkok, May 11, 2016 - Uber Thailand, in collaboration with leading digital-service provider dtac, today launches the “Uber - dtac Super 4G Free Wi-Fi” campaign. For the first time ever in Thailand, this campaign brings dtac’s Super 4G service to hundreds of uberX and UberBLACK cars free of charge throughout the ride, starting from May 10, 2016. dtac’s Super 4G delivers 4G service on 1800 MHz spectrum at 3 times faster than standard 4G. In addition, dtac BLUE MEMBER customers receive 2 free rides to-and-from airport per year, starting from May 3, 2016.

Across the world, Uber has been active in 400 cities across 69 nations. Its more than 1.2 million drivers have already served more than 10 million passengers the past 12 months; Uber Thailand’s driver-partner base has grown six-fold and continues to serve the growing demand of riders daily.

Ms. Amy Kunrojpanya, Director of Communications & Public Affairs, Asia Pacific at Uber, says, “We have placed a strong emphasis on technological integration for the purpose of constantly improving Uber services. Our focus is always on ensuring the safety of passengers as well as driver-partners. We have also striven to attract business partners who have the shared commitment of creating good customer experiences so that Thais can enjoy a better quality of life because at the core, Uber is committed to improving our driver-partners and riders’ lives through technology”.
The “Uber - dtac Super 4G Free Wi-Fi” campaign is part of a strategic partnership between Uber and dtac. As part of this campaign, Bangkok commuters can travel through Bangkok more productively & enjoyable. In select uberX and UberBLACK cars, riders can use the Super 4G service which gives more convenient access to online entertainment. Mobile Internet enables Uber riders to listen to mu­sic, watch series, and check out music videos fast and free throughout their Uber rides. They can also stay connected with a more reliable signal and continue working uninterrupted.

Ms. Prisana Ratanasuwanasri, Senior Vice President, Postpaid Division, Total Access Communication PLC or dtac, says, “Today, dtac customers are able to experience faster and smoother Internet service on the Super 4G network. dtac’s 4G 1800 MHz network expansion already covers 50 provinces in Thailand. Combined with the existing 4G network on 2.1 GHz, dtac has achieved full nationwide 4G coverage. In the digital era, customers demand the convenience of using mobile Internet from anywhere, anytime, so dtac BLUE MEMBER customers will receive special privileges that give them a superior travel experience. The following are special offers from dtac and Uber, which fit perfectly with the Blue Lifestyle.”
1. All Uber riders can use and experience dtac’s Super 4G at 3 times the speed of standard 4G for free throughout their rides via pocket Wi-Fi in hundreds of 200 uberX and UberBlack cars.

2. dtac BLUE MEMBER customers enjoy the special privilege of 2 free uberX rides to and from the airport per year, or alternatively receive 500-Baht discount for UberBLACK rides. The offer is valid from May 3 – December 31, 2016.

3. All new Uber drivers who sign up to drive from May 11, 2016 – April 30, 2017, will receive either free Super Non-Stop package valued at 499 Baht for 6 months or a 500 Baht-discount off any package for 6 months. Current Uber drivers using dtac will receive 24 GB free Internet.

About Uber
Uber has revolutionized the way of traveling for people around the world, by connecting people who need a ride with Uber’s driver-partners through an application. Thanks to Uber initiative, people find it easier and safer to get a ride around their town while driver-partners each practically own a business of driving services. Since its launch in 2009, Uber has fast expanded its coverage to hundreds of cities around the globe and enabled their residents to become more familiar with their hometowns via convenient Uber rides. Today, Uber services are available in 400 cities across 69 nations.

About dtac
Total Access Communication Public Company Limited or dtac is a leading mobile network operator in Thailand, currently providing 4G, 3G, and 2G services for over 25 million subscribers. Founded in August 1989, dtac has invested over 130,000 million Baht over the last 10 years to strengthen its business by continuously upgrading its technology and to improve quality of life through social activities utilizing Internet and digital services in education and child development and agricultural productivity improvement. For more information about dtac (The Stock Exchange of Thailand symbol: DTAC), please visit www.dtac.co.th.