The Myanmar Times
Tuesday, 31 March 2015
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Yangon University waffles on WiFi

RedLink has pledged to provide free WiFi at Yangon University, but the campus has not yet decided to accept the offer, according to U Myo Myint Nyunt, assistant general manager of sales at the internet service provider.

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Millions more mobile subscribers added

More people than ever before have purchased SIMs and become mobile subscribers, analyst company Ovum said yesterday.

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Ooredoo results show 2.2 million subs at end 2014

Ooredoo has racked up more than 2 million subscribers and lost QAR 531 million (US$145.8 million) over the last year as it set up in Myanmar, according to press release from March 10.

 

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E-commerce slowly escalates

Rapidly improving internet and connectivity rates are bringing more people online, but changing shoppers’ preferences is still a struggle for online shopping businesses.

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Telenor’s Net Monday marks one year at People’s Park

Telenor celebrated the 1-year anniversary of its Net Monday events March 9 – a milestone to mark progress in the Norwegian telco’s short history in Myanmar.

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Sticking it to hate speech with ‘flowers’

A prominent local campaign combating hate speech has unveiled shareable Facebook stickers for the Myanmar market encouraging users not to “start fires” and to think before sharing.

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AppExpo 2015 sees thousands attend in third year running

About 2500 people attended this year’s AppExpo at MICT Park February 19-20.

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Solar-powered plane to stop in Mandalay on world trip

A record-setting solar-powered plane will make a brief stop in Mandalay on its way around the world, speakers announced at a February 24 press conference.

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Tower firms turn the corner

The second year of building is under way for the tower companies working to extend coverage for Telenor and Ooredoo, moving steel and concrete by truck and buffaloes to thousands of sites around the country.

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Local iPhone sales given okay from Apple

Apple has begun allowing certain Myanmar stores to start selling iPhones, marking a change in strategy for the company, after previously limiting officials sales to a shorter list including Mac computers and iPod products.

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