Entrepreneurs in Myanmar are hurt by high costs and high expectations when starting up businesses, according to tech entrepreneur Ko Thar Htet.
More than 100,000 people stop by Myanmar’s largest free classifieds site, Ads.com.mm, every month. Among the thousands of listings that have appeared on the portal, potential buyers might find anything from mobile phones to mobile toilets.
As consumers move toward newly available foreign internet-calling options like Viber, local firm VMG telecom is looking to cut costs to keep their international calling business afloat.
MPT customers are now able to exchange SMS messages with users with certain international telcos, as the state-owned telco’s international connections have increased with support from France.