AIS teams up with Prudential Thailand to offer special COVID-19 coverage for AIS customers

Stocks and Financial Services Press Releases Tuesday February 18, 2020 13:57
Bangkok--18 Feb--AIS

AIS, the 1st leading digital life service provider in Thailand, teamed up with Prudential Life Assurance (Thailand) Public Company Limited ("Prudential Thailand"), has to offer a market-first, free-of-charge Coronavirus (COVID-19) coverage to AIS customers, which in line with the spirit of AIS as a Digital Life Service Provider, which is ready to bring digital services to enhance the quality of life for Thais.

With this special offer, AIS customers will receive a world-wide, 24/7 life insurance coverage of THB50,000 for 30 days. In the case that they require treatment in the hospital due to COVID-19, they will receive a hospital indemnity benefit of up to THB1,000 per day for the maximum of 15 days.

All prepaid and postpaid AIS customers are eligible for the coverage by simply pressing *638# and call to complete the registration at no extra expenses. After receiving an SMS together with a link to Prudential Thailand's Registration Page, the customers will be required to fill in the necessary information. Upon successful registration, the customers will receive a confirmation message via an SMS.

Registration of the offer will be available from 18 to 29 February 2020 and for the first 100,000 customers. Customers successfully registered will be covered from the following date until the end of the 30-day period.

Mr. Pratthana Leelapanang, Chief Consumer Business Officer of AIS, said, "AIS always cares for the well-being of people, and is ready to support our customers at every moment of their lives. In the past, AIS has offered insurance benefits to our customers on a continual basis, be it during the New Year or the Songkran festivals. Now that people across the country are worrying about the spread of COVID-19, AIS, therefore, has joined Prudential Thailand to offer this special, complementary COVID-19 coverage to our customers to give them peace of mind when facing a sudden disease, such that they can always feel "ounjai" ("worry-free") during their journey with AIS."

Mrs. Jennifer Villalobos, Chief Digital and Technology Officer of Prudential Thailand, said, "Prudential Thailand is pleased to team up with AIS to offer our market-first, complementary COVID-19 coverage to customers on a free-of-charge basis. This also marks the first synergy between Prudential Thailand and AIS. Working together, we will continue to roll out more life insurance products and solutions that truly meet the diverse needs of AIS customers nationwide in the future."

About Prudential Life Assurance (Thailand) Public Company Limited

Prudential Life Assurance (Thailand) Public Company Limited has opened its door for business operation in Thailand since 1995, as one of the leading life insurance providers serving in Thailand for 25 years. Prudential Thailand has a robust multi-channel distribution platform providing a comprehensive range of savings, investment and protection products to meet the diverse needs of Thai families.

About AIS

Advanced Info Service Public Company Limited or AIS, the no. 1 leader in Digital Life Service Provider, which has the most spectrum for service, total 1450 MHz, and has the most amount of users over 42 million subscribers (as of December 2019). AIS is ready to drive Thailand with innovation from 5G technology by 3 businesses such as Mobile phone service, High-speed internet service under the brand of AIS Fibre, and digital services in 5 domains, including video, cloud, digital payment, Internet of Things (IoT), and services with partners, as well as expanding into new business groups like AIS eSports services, and AIS Insurance service. All of this, to support the strength of the digital infrastructure of the country, including increasing the capacity of the industrial sector and improving the quality of life for Thais at the same time.

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