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THE BEC WORLD GROUP was established in 1995 by combining all of the "MALEENONT" companies involved in broadcasting, media, TV programme sourcing and production. At present, the Group is comprised of 27 companies which are BEC World Plc., 22 subsidiaries and 4 associates (excluding subsidiaries of the associate), whereas BEC World Plc. is the parent company, having persons within the Maleenont family [The Maleenont] as a majority shareholder. The businesses of the group are divided into the following units:




          1. Broadcasting and Media Business
 
          1.1 TV Broadcasting
          Bangkok Entertainment Co., Ltd. will continue to operate Thai TV Color Channel 3 through a joint operating agreement with the Mass Communication Organization of Thailand until March 2020. As the broadcaster who has full ownership of the airtime, the company is obliged to schedule programmes, arrange and modernise the programming format in order to attract as many viewers as possible.


          1.2 Radio Broadcasting
          Bangkok Entertainment Co., Ltd. and You & I Corporation Co., Ltd. broadcast on four FM frequencies which are FM 89.0, 95.5, 105.0 and 105.5 MHz. Virgin BEC-TERO Radio (Thailand) Co., Ltd., a joint venture with BEC-TERO Entertainment Plc. is helping as commercial airtime reseller and advisor on programming improvement. The license of FM 89.0 leased from the Army had expired since December 2004 while FM 95.5 and 105.0 which were leased from the Public Relations Department will expire by December 2005. However, FM 105.5, which is operating in cooperation with Thai TV Channel 3, runs until March 2020.


          1.3 New Media
          New media includes the Internet, Internet-related, Mobile Entertainment and internet related business. These new businesses are operated under BECi Corporation Co., Ltd., BEC Multimedia Co., Ltd., Mobi (Thai) Co., Ltd. and Digital Factory - a joint venture between BECi and Asian Entertainment and Communication Co., Ltd. Through Bangkok Satellite & Telecommunication Co., Ltd and Satellite TV Broadcasting Co., Ltd., the company is exploring the opportunity in satellite TV business.





          2. Programme Sourcing and Production
          BEC World Public Co., Ltd., Rungsirojvanit Co., Ltd., New World Production Co., Ltd., BEC International Distribution Co., Ltd., TVB 3 Network Co., Ltd., Bangkok Television Co., Ltd. and BEC-TERO Entertainment Plc. are the key producers for the company. The responsibility is divided into each unit according to the types of their programmes. Bangkok Karn La Korn, Bangkok Comedy, and Film Bangkok source and produce documentaries, entertainment programmes and films, mostly for Thai TV Color Channel 3.


          2.2 Production of Shows, Music, and Campaign Activities
          BEC-TERO Entertainment Co., Ltd. [BEC TERO] is responsible for production of shows, music and campaign activities especially in organisation and promotion of international shows, concerts, various marketing campaigns and sponsorship and marketing promotion activities of local sport and entertainment events. BEC TERO has invested in BEC-TERO Hall to be used as an entertainment hall for its own events as well as for rentals to outside customers while ThemeStar limited develops and produces shows and exhibitions held around the World. HORUS CREATIONS Co., Ltd. organizes beauty contests and related events. THAITICKETMASTER.COM Co., Ltd. provides public relations activities and advertising services, as well as ticket sales and reservations for the Group's companies and others. Sony Music BEC Tero Entertainment Co., Ltd., a joint venture with Sony Music (Asia) Ltd., operates the music business which include music production and marketing while SMBT Publishing (Thailand) holds and manages copyrights of music, melodies and songs produced in Thailand.

          2.3 Chain and Supporting Businesses
          
Other supporting businesses are internal information technology services by BEC IT SOLUTION Co., Ltd., broadcasting facilities services by BEC Broadcasting Center Co., Ltd. and asset management and leases by BEC ASSET Co., Ltd. Besides, the company plans to provide a wide range of production services, including studio and equipment rental and post-production services by BEC STUDIO Co., Ltd., which is underway. For news coverage programmes by BEC NEWS BUREAU Co., Ltd., the company plans to set up the news departments of both Thai TV Colour Channel 3 and You & I Radio Stations. This unit will be independent and will be responsible for producing news programmes not only for its own television and radio use, but also for selling to other news agencies.

          In addition, BEC World Group also holds a 20 percent stake in CVD Entertainment Public Company Limited, the parent company of the CVD Group of Companies. The main businesses involve home entertainment such as distribution and rental of video tapes, VCD and DVD and especially Home Video. In addition, the Group or BEC TERO holds a 12 percent stake in PENA BEC-TERO Co., Ltd., who operates retail business selling merchandises under the rights of WARNER BROS. in Thailand.

At present, BEC World Public Co., Ltd. has a registered capital of Baht 2 billion and a share capital of 2,000 million shares, the company's shares listed as "BEC", began trading on the SET on July 18, 1996. As at the end of 2004, the company employed a total of 1,705 personnel.

The address of BEC World Public Company Limited is 2,3,8,9,30-34 Floor., Maleenont Tower, 3199 Rama IV Road., Klongton, Klongtoey, Bangkok 10110, Telephone # (662) 262-3333 Fax #(662) 204-1384 Web-site: www.becworld.com E-mail address: ir @becworld.com

 
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