The Myanmar Times
Saturday, 30 August 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

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.

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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.

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Ooredoo announces local distributors

Ooredoo has announced the list of local firms that will be selliing their SIM cards in the coming year.

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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.

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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.

 

 

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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.

 

 

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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.

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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.

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Phew! New app teaches alphabet on the iPad

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

 

 

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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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