Technology The Myanmar Times has the latest news from across Myanmar. Fri, 01 Aug 2014 10:03:16 +0630 en-gb MPT announces promotion ahead of Ooredoo launch In an apparent response to the looming launch of new telecoms operator Ooredoo, state-owned Myanmar Posts and Telecommunications (MPT) has announced a range of new promotions for the month of August.

]]> (Bill O’Toole) Technology Thu, 31 Jul 2014 04:35:56 +0630
Telenor will partner with INGO on ‘tele-medicine’ services Telenor Myanmar and the non-profit health organisation Marie Stopes International announced last week that they will be partnering on an initiative to connect isolated communities with healthcare professionals via smartphone.

]]> (Aung Kyaw Nyunt) Technology Mon, 28 Jul 2014 01:30:00 +0630
Ooredoo announces local distributors Ooredoo has announced the list of local firms that will be selliing their SIM cards in the coming year.

]]> (Yu Yu) Technology Mon, 28 Jul 2014 01:30:00 +0630
Telenor supports Wikipedia Zero Telenor is set to provide Wikipedia Zero integration on its mobile phone networks when it launches later this year, giving people in Myanmar free access to information from the open source platform.

]]> (Aung Thu Ya) Technology Wed, 16 Jul 2014 02:31:37 +0630
Mobile uptake climbs steadily, says govt The number of mobile users in Myanmar reportedly climbed to 9.36 million in June, marking what ministry officials say is 16pc coverage nationwide. This is up from just 8pc in early 2013.



]]> (Htoo Thant) Technology Sun, 13 Jul 2014 17:30:00 +0630
Bringing parliament to the people

Nay Pyi Taw’s halls of power have never been closer, thanks to a new app from the Open Myanmar Initiative.



]]> (Aung Kyaw Nyunt) Technology Sun, 13 Jul 2014 17:30:00 +0630
Yangon start-up will launch maternity app with Ooredoo On June 26th, Ooredoo Myanmar announced that, in partnership with the Yangon based company Ko Ko Tech, they would be providing a free maternal health app for all Ooredoo costumers following their network’s launch later this year.

]]> (Aung Kyaw Nyunt) Technology Sun, 06 Jul 2014 17:30:00 +0630
Telenor to build public tech centers In an effort to build tech-literacy in rural markets, telecommunications company Telenor will be partnering with the Myanmar Information and Communications Technology Development office, or MIDO, to construct of several hundred tech-based community centers to serve small communities.

]]> (Aung Kyaw Nyunt) Technology Sun, 06 Jul 2014 17:30:00 +0630
Phew! New app teaches alphabet on the iPad

Learning the Myanmar alphabet is only one swipe away with Revo Tech’s new learning app.



]]> (Bill O'Toole) Technology Sun, 06 Jul 2014 17:30:00 +0630
House-hunting app debuts In a sign that Yangon’s real estate boom is far from over, the international real estate network Lamudi has introduced a new Android app aimed at connecting property buyers and sellers.

]]> (Aung Kyaw Nyunt) Technology Sat, 28 Jun 2014 17:30:00 +0630