MCOT is the abbreviation for Mass Communications Organization of Thailand,
Thailands first television broadcaster founded in the year 1955.
In August 2005 MCOT has been partially privatised,
the Thai ministry of finance still holds about 75 % of the shares.
MCOT operates the Thai TV channels, Modernine TV (former Channel 9), MCOT Satelite TV (MCOT TV – ASEAN TV) and owns the Channel 3, and 62 Thai radio stations.
In addition MCOT runs the Thai News Agency (TNA).
On their online portal, MCOT provides the most interesting news from Thailand,
elective in English or Thai language.