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.
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.
As online and mobile technology takes off, how will people search Myanmar-language content? The answer is uncertain: The country has one of the lowest internet penetration rates in the world and, so far, no very good search tools. That’s why Bindez, a local start-up, is working on it.
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.