Technology The Myanmar Times has the latest news from across Myanmar. Sat, 12 Jul 2014 17:44:39 +0630 en-gb 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.

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Myanmar search engine to launch in July As online and mobile technology takes off, how will people search Myanmar-language content? The answer is uncertain: The country has one of the lowest internet penetration rates in the world and, so far, no very good search tools. That’s why Bindez, a local start-up, is working on it.

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Telenor SIM cards set to arrive in September Telenor will launch their K1500 SIM cards in September, CEO Petter Furberg announced last week. The over-the-counter sales will require no pre-registration.

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Local app wants to replace Facebook Doe Myanmar will eventually surpass Facebook as this country’s main social network, says sales and marketing manager U Wai Yan Min Zaw.

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Redlink to expand free Wi-Fi services Redlink will expand free Wi-Fi in parts of Yangon and Mandalay, starting with Yangon’s University of Medicine 1 in July, says sales and marketing GM U Myo Myint Nyunt.

]]> (Aung Kyaw Nyunt) Technology Mon, 02 Jun 2014 02:30:00 +0630
Ooredoo builds 100 towers as launch looms Mobile operator Ooredoo has built about 100 cell towers with hundreds more in the pipeline ahead of its expected launch in the third quarter 2014, according to CEO Ross Cormack.

]]> (Jeremy Mullins) Technology Mon, 02 Jun 2014 01:30:00 +0630
YCDC in dark on e-waste Changes are afoot in the waste collection business but municipal officials say Yangon City Development Committee has no plans to introduce a policy for electronic waste, including old and disused televisions, mobile phones and refrigerators.

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