The Myanmar Times
Wednesday, 03 June 2015
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

ICT zone planned for Thanlyin

The Myanmar Computer Federation (MCF) is scoping out a site in Yangon’s eastern Thanlyin township for an ICT centre, according to U Zaw Min Oo, secretary general of the MCF.

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Ooredoo claims 3.3 million subs

Though not quite finished with its first year of operating in Myanmar, Ooredoo can now boast 3.3 million local subscribers.

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Google search now finds phones

Android users can now turn to Google search to find misplaced phones in Myanmar.

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MPT holds lead but telecom rivals are expanding

As the country’s three mobile phone providers continue to intensify their competition, benefits to users continue to accrue. Some observers now believe that further penetration of the interior of the country by Ooredoo and Telenor could bring both lower charges for rural users and cheaper internet packages.

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Telcos roll out their Thingyan bonuses

The  three mobile operators are launching bonuses ahead of water festival, a further sign of growing competition for the country’s mobile subscribers.

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Korean handsets differ in pricing

Two South Korean handset makers will be debuting models in the next few days aimed at different pricing points. Samsung will bring in its Samsung Galaxy S6 and Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge on April 10, while LG will begin distributing its LG Aka phone on April 9.

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Online futures trading grows along with industry fears

Online futures trading is taking hold, though the potential for losses is large and trading should be properly regulated, experts warn.

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Controversial free software pioneer makes his case at a Yangon seminar

Richard  Stallman, the founder of the Free Software Foundation, clearly enjoys making puns.

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Pandal ticket-sellers take to Facebook to reach young people

IT was just a matter of time. Water festival enthusiasts seeking the best splash for their kyat are now booking space on pandals through Facebook.

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Ooredoo lowers calling costs but denies price war

From 12:01am yesterday, Ooredoo Myanmar began charging customers K20 a minute to make calls – a price below what has been the lowest price of K25 a minute. 

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