BBC Lifestyle and BBC World News launch on AIS in Thailand

6 Sep 2021 : BBC Studios announced today that it will launch two of its premium channels on AIS, Thailand’s number one digital service provider and network leader. BBC Lifestyle and BBC World News will be made available for the first time on AIS via AIS Play, the leading streaming service in Thailand.

BBC Lifestyle is a unique entertainment destination brimming with vibrant, fresh and exciting programmes which set trends and guide you into transforming your world; from revamping your home to invigorating your culinary skills and helping you to become happier and get the best out of life. Bringing the best lifestyle programming from BBC Studios and other British producers, the channel is home to Gordon Ramsay’s latest series Gordon Ramsay’s 24 Hours to Hell and Back, as well as Grand Designs, Masterchef, The Great British Bake Off and The Graham Norton Show. Internationally the BBC Lifestyle channel is available in countries such as Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan, Myanmar, Indonesia, South Korea and South Africa.

BBC World News is the BBC’s biggest television service operating in more than 200 countries and territories, offering a broad range of trusted current affairs, sports and lifestyle programming. It brings an unrivalled depth and insight to news with 4,000+ journalists across the world, and 60 international bureaux in 77 cities.

Phil Hardman, General Manager at BBC Studios Asia, said: “We are excited to embark on this new partnership with AIS which will enable us to expand the reach of our bold, British creative content to more audiences in Thailand. BBC Studios is known for the quality of its content and brands across multiple genres and we are looking forward to becoming a key television destination for Thai audiences, whether they are looking for inspirational travel, food, design and escape stories on BBC Lifestyle or the highest quality impartial news reporting and analysis on BBC World News.”

Pratthana Leelapanang, Chief Consumer Business Officer at AIS noted, "We are also excited about the opportunity to work with the BBC as a partner for news, award-winning documentaries, and lifestyle content from the BBC's experienced global team to inspire and open new perspectives for the Thai public. As a Digital Life Service Provider with the most spectra in 5G, AIS Fibre Home Internet and AIS WiFi, we are ready to propel AIS PLAY into becoming the core channel for fun and inspiration in these challenging times, ever more enhancing Thai people's lives."

AIS customers can watch entertainment on the BBC by applying for PLAY PREMIUM and PLAY PREMIUM PLUS packages. For more details see