Technology The Myanmar Times has the latest news from across Myanmar. http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology.html Tue, 02 Sep 2014 00:51:22 +0630 en-gb Ooredoo cuts prices for Pay As You Go promotion http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/11540-ooredoo-cuts-prices-for-pay-as-you-go-promotion.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/11540-ooredoo-cuts-prices-for-pay-as-you-go-promotion.html

Ooredoo is making getting online less costly for its Pay As You Go customers, the company announced at an August 30 press event.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Catherine Trautwein) Technology Mon, 01 Sep 2014 09:38:49 +0630
Ooredoo claims 1 million customers http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/11527-ooredoo-claims-1-million-customers.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/11527-ooredoo-claims-1-million-customers.html

Over a million people have signed up with Ooredoo since its launch earlier this month, according to company officials.

 

 

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Jeremy Mullins) Technology Sun, 31 Aug 2014 17:30:00 +0630
Telenor promises to build 8000 towers in five years http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/11528-telenor-promises-to-build-8000-towers-in-five-years.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/11528-telenor-promises-to-build-8000-towers-in-five-years.html

Ahead of its still-undecided launch date this month, Telenor CEO Peter Furberg outlined some of the company’s plans to The Myanmar Times.

 

 

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Aung Kyaw Nyunt) Technology Sun, 31 Aug 2014 17:30:00 +0630
Samsung unveils plan for Burmese fonts http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/11530-samsung-unveils-plan-for-burmese-fonts.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/11530-samsung-unveils-plan-for-burmese-fonts.html Speaking at a tech networking event in Yangon August 25, a Samsung representative announced that the company would soon be rolling out new smartphones that can recognise Myanmar script.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Catherine Trautwien) Technology Sun, 31 Aug 2014 17:30:00 +0630
Ooredoo claims a million customers http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/11479-ooredoo-claims-a-million-customers.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/11479-ooredoo-claims-a-million-customers.html Over 1 million customers have signed up with Ooredoo since its launch earlier this month, according to company officials.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Jeremy Mullins) Technology Tue, 26 Aug 2014 05:15:14 +0630
RevoTech looks to expand http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/11467-after-successful-first-app-revo-tech-looks-to-expand.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/11467-after-successful-first-app-revo-tech-looks-to-expand.html

Yangon-based digital agency Revo Tech, founded in 2012 by 29-year-old Myanmar returner Myo Myint Kyaw, has just released its first iPad app, a tool intended to help people practice writing Myanmar characters.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Catherine Trautwein) Technology Sun, 24 Aug 2014 17:30:00 +0630
Ooredoo top-up card market is ‘cold’ http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/11466-ooredoo-top-up-card-market-is-cold.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/11466-ooredoo-top-up-card-market-is-cold.html

Merchants in Yangon are reporting that the market for Ooredoo’s more expensive top-up cards has gone “cold” as consumers lose interest in the company’s mobile internet services.

 

 

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Aung Kyaw Nyunt) Technology Sun, 24 Aug 2014 17:30:00 +0630
MySquar rolls out new messenger app http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/11468-mysquar-rolling-out-new-messenger-app-for-local-youth.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/11468-mysquar-rolling-out-new-messenger-app-for-local-youth.html Content platform company Mysquar will debut the beta version of its new Myanmar-facing chat application, MyChat, on August 27.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Catherine Trautwein) Technology Sun, 24 Aug 2014 17:30:00 +0630
At commercial launch event, Ooredoo celebrates while acknowledges network issues http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/11382-at-commercial-launch-event-ooredoo-celebrates-while-acknowledges-network-issues.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/11382-at-commercial-launch-event-ooredoo-celebrates-while-acknowledges-network-issues.html The Qatar-based telecom threw a glitzy commercial launch at Myanmar International Convention Centre in Nay Pyi Taw.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Catherine Trautwein) Technology Sun, 17 Aug 2014 17:30:00 +0630
Sales of GSM phones surge – for now http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/11383-sales-of-gsm-phones-surge-for-now.html http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/technology/11383-sales-of-gsm-phones-surge-for-now.html Since Ooredoo rolled out its network on July 29, sales of handsets compatible with its 900 GSM network have increased rapidly, according to merchants in Mandalay and Yangon.

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kyawzaya387@gmail.com (Kyae Mone Win and Aung Kyaw Nyunt) Technology Sun, 17 Aug 2014 17:30:00 +0630