Highly-charged political events around the world sometimes trigger internet restrictions, but a Myanmar official says the administration has no intention to switch off online access.
Though Myanmar has taken steps to modernise its telecoms market, the industry remains rife with unregistered SIMs – a problem the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) could address in the future by switching them off.
Telenor Myanmar continues to beat foreign rival telco Ooredoo Myanmar on user acquisition, as shown in their respective third-quarter financial results, though both firms are snapping up customers more slowly than before.
At first glance, it looked like a normal lacquerware box. But when Hardware Hack Week group “Team Unlocker” opened the embellished container’s lid, a familiar Myanmar classical tune – “Myanma Seit Yinn” – floated out, prompted by a customised app and a tech system that could be hidden beneath an inner tray.
Myanmar has taken another step toward open data with the debut of an online statistics portal.
In another sign Myanmar’s financial services industry is moving forward, French digital services firm Atos has made its market debut through a partnership with Myanmar Millennium Group (MMG), with the two businesses signing a memorandum of understanding on October 17.