Daw Ni Ni Mar considers herself to be the owner of a snack shop. She once considered herself to also be the owner of a phone shop, charging people to make calls on her phone, but her income from that business has dropped and it is barely worth keeping the phone plugged in.
Myanmar Posts and Telecommunications (MPT) has more than doubled its user base since the company teamed with Japanese partners KDDI Corporation and Sumitomo Corporation in July 2014, KDDI announced in its financial results for the April to June 2015 quarter.
Taxes are never fun, but they could be easier as the Internal Revenue Department plans wit the help of the Myanmar Payment Union (MPU) to bring them online
Home-grown internet in Myanmar has received a boost that could help users get what they want from the internet faster. According to American internet performance firm Dyn, both Norway’s Telenor and local company Yatanarpon Teleport (YTP) have gone live with Google Global Cache (GGC), which the American search titan calls the final tier of its content delivery platform and which involves servers that make content such as YouTube videos available for quick retrieval.
Intense monsoon rains driven by Cyclone Komen, which have killed 69 people and displaced more than 260,000, have also disrupted network operations provided by the country’s top three telecommunications operators.