AIS showcases its capabilities on the global stage as the only Thai company to win the 2023 WSIS Award from ITU and UN

BANGKOK, March 17, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — AIS has taken its Aunjai CYBER program to represent Thailand, as the only Thai company capable of winning an international sustainability award, while placing in the top five out of 1,800 programs worldwide. The WSIS Champion Award 2023 was presented at the WSIS Awards 2023 in the category of programs using technology to build trust and security in the use of ICTs, organized by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the United Nations (UN). The award once again validated a proactive approach to solving cybersecurity issues in a sustainable way. AIS is committed to harnessing the potential of its digital networks to develop tools for intervention, alongside improving the digital skills of Thai people, so that they can be more aware and inhabit the digital world in a safe and responsible manner. thanks to the AIS Aunjai CYBER program.

AIS showcases its capabilities on the global stage as the only Thai company to win the 2023 WSIS Award from ITU and UN.

Saichon Submakudom, Public Relations Manager at AIS, said: “All AIS team members would like to thank the International Telecommunication Union and the United Nations for recognizing AIS’ commitment to this issue, ranking the Aunjai CYBER program in the top five of 1,800 programs We were also graciously awarded the 2023 WSIS Champion Award for Building Trust and Security in the Use of ICT.

“The AIS Aunjai CYBER program was launched in 2019, at a time when the use of the Internet and social media had increased at a rapid rate, but various types of social problems had arisen. We were then the first service provider network to stand up and be counted as a social hub for building networks through the efforts of our partners, as a united front to sustainably solve the problem of cyber threats.We wanted to encourage society to use digital technology in creative, secure ways and responsible, for the benefit of the general public.

Ms. Suphatra SRIMAITREEPHITHAK, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary/Permanent Representativecongratulated AIS for winning the 2023 WSIS Champion award for its Aunjai CYBER program, which is a big boost for Thailand reputation. “This program aims to be consistent with the “Thailand 4.0″, which aims to improve the digital literacy of Thai people and protect Thai users from cyber threats. It promotes a safe online society and enhances digital immunity. It also meets the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals under Goal 4, Ensure quality education for all, and supports lifelong learning opportunities.

Saichon added, “Aunjai CYBER was conceived as a program within the framework of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), SDG #4, Ensure quality education for all. This is aligned with our strategic plan for operations sustainability, which is to support the responsible use of digital networks, while promoting digital literacy and citizenship for Thais in general.Today, the Aunjai CYBER program has been extended to many other forms, so it has become a hub for safe and secure Internet use.

“The Aunjai CYBER Program for Cyber ​​Immunity was the first of its kind in Thailand be certified by the Ministry of Education as meeting Thai curriculum standards. The program itself was a joint effort between the public and private sectors, and it was enhanced and rolled out to students in 29,000 schools across the country affiliated with the Office of the Basic Education Commission (OBEC).

“Previous AIS programs such as Aor Sor Mor Online, Smart Kids Brave Hearts and ‘Work Wizard’ technology for people with disabilities have also addressed sustainability issues and won the WSIS Award. Winning the WSIS Award 2023 is an achievement of which the AIS teams are all immensely proud. We are the only Thai company to have successfully won a Champion-level award. We would like to reaffirm our intention to continue to usher in positive and lasting change in Thailand’s digital society,” concluded Saichon.



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