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.
Oooredoo Myanmar announced on May 7 that it had successfully tested the first mobile calls to and from its network and that of the other new mobile operator, Telenor.
In an effort to shore up its consumer base ahead of new competition from private firms, the government-backed Myanmar Post and Telecommunications is doubling down on network infrastructure and customer service in Mandalay.
Founded in 1884, the government-backed telecom provider MPT is finding itself forced to compete for customers for the first time as international firms Telenor and Ooredoo being their operations.
On March 8, a quiet revolution happened. The Norwegian telecommunications company Telenor became the first private company in Myanmar's history to establish an international Internet link from the country.