Thursday, February 11, 2016
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Global Entrepreneurship Week kicks off in Myanmar

Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) is being held for the fourth time in Myanmar.

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Telenor and Yoma Bank test mobile money service

A joint venture between Yoma Bank and Telenor Myanmar for mobile financial services has begun commercial testing.

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KDDI: 16 million users for MPT

Myanma Posts and Telecommunications has roughly 16 million users, according to its Japanese partner KDDI.

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Bindez updates Tha Din app with election information

Act now: If you want to follow Sunday’s election on your mobile, you can get an application that will tell you almost all you need to know (except who’s going to win.)

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Laws remain vague as ministry swears off internet shutdown

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.

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Ministry toughens stance on unregistered SIM cards

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.

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Telenor strides further ahead of Ooredoo

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.

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New Telenor app captures cloud technology

Telenor Myanmar has introduced a cloud storage application, Capture App, which keeps pictures online where users can’t lose them due to theft, phone loss or other mishaps.

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Local hardware hackers smart up homes, farming

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.

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Government introduces new online statistics portal

Myanmar has taken another step toward open data with the debut of an online statistics portal.

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