Telehouse Thailand celebrates grand opening of a new data centre

Telehouse has officially opened its first Thai data centre at the prime location of Rama 9 in Bangkok with an investment of US$74 million or about THB 2.5 billion, aiming to create the connectivity ecosystem and becoming the first purpose-built data centre to achieve 100% power supply by renewable energy in Thailand.

  • Wednesday, 7th June 2023 Posted 1 year ago in by Phil Alsop

The event was joined by  H.E. Mr. Kazuya Nashida, Embassy of Japan in Thailand, Ms. Sonklin Ploymee, Deputy Secretary General, Thailand Board of Investment (BOI) and credible partners from Thailand and other countries to mark the grand opening in Bangkok.

Telehouse is named one of the global data centre providers with Bangkok being the newest location among 45 Telehouse locations in the world. Telehouse Thailand is the third footprint in Southeast Asia with a building area of 9,000 square meters and a 9.5MVA power capacity. With the location in the centre of Bangkok – Rama 9, the data centre focuses on the interconnection strategy, aiming to be the Internet hub data centre where multiple telecommunication carriers and service providers interconnect and exchange data traffic domestically and internationally.

In addition to the goal of developing and promoting the network system in Thailand, Telehouse Thailand is also keen on green environmental initiatives to be the first data centre in Thailand to procure 100% renewable energy-based electricity, aligned with the Telehouse global target of achieving net-zero CO2 emissions by 2026.  

Telehouse was represented by Mr. Keiichi Mori, Executive Vice President, Director of KDDI Corporation, Mr. Masatoshi Natani, Managing Executive Officer of KDDI Corporation and Mr. Ken Miyashita, Managing Director, Telehouse Thailand.

Mr. Ken Miyashita, Managing Director of Telehouse (Thailand) Ltd. said, “We are very excited to announce and celebrate our official opening in Bangkok. With our location in the heart of the city, Telehouse Thailand will provide secure and reliable data center services to act as a connectivity hub in Southeast Asia. We are ready to elevate data center standards and contribute to the digital society in the country and region.”