The Myanmar Times
Thursday, 18 September 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

MPT gets competitive with top-up promotion

Myanmar Posts and Telecommunications (MPT) has launched a promotion giving customers more bang for their top-up bucks.

 

 

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By the glow of the screen, tech heroes emerge

Developers powered through Myanmar's second-ever hacking marathon to solve problems faced by local businesses.

 

 

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Local developers bring mobile game to Japan

Japanese gamers will get a taste of Myanmar’s programming expertise when local firm Total Gameplay Studio launches its Thamain Paw Thwut app at a event near Tokyo later this month.

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Cheap MPT SIMs cause shop queues

Myanma Post and Telecommunications (MPT) attracted queues of SIM buyers to Yangon shops last week by offering SIMs for K1500 – well below prices which previously stretched into the hundreds or thousands of US dollars in the past decade.

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The social network: ‘We Myanmar’

What's in a name? For DoeMyanmar, quite a bit – as the Myanmar-targeted social network’s founder explains, Myanmar’s past, present and potential is wrapped up in the moniker, which means “We Myanmar”.

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Ooredoo slashes data charges on PAYG

For the month of August, Ooredoo will charge PAYG customers KY10 per megabyte, down from KY25 per megabyte.

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Ooredoo claims 1 million customers

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

 

 

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Telenor promises to build 8000 towers in five years

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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Samsung unveils plan for Burmese fonts

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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Ooredoo claims a million customers

Over 1 million customers have signed up with Ooredoo since its launch earlier this month, according to company officials.

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