MPT will more than double the number of base stations in its network to 5000 by the end of March 2016 to serve its user base, currently at about 13 million active subscribers, according to KDDI Summit Global Myanmar (KSGM) managing director Takashi Nagashima.
The story of Myanmar’s e-book industry is still in its early chapters. And yet, major characters in the fledgling market – up against payment problems and piracy – are doing their best to build habits around a new kind of business.
Though software can’t speed up an overnight bus trip to Mandalay, it can help users buy tickets faster. Ignite Software Solution technology provider Star Ticket lets local customers buy spots on a bus from convenience stores on the corner using a global distribution system – enabling would-be travellers to skip the commute to Aung San Stadium to buy a physical ticket.
Local social media company MySQUAR launched on the AIM sub-market of the London Stock Exchange on July 1, after raising £1.67 million (US$2.6 million) through a placement of about 16.7 million shares at £0.10 per share.
Telcos can find out who users talk to, as well as where and when – and right now, in certain situations, a Posts and Telecommunications Department (PTD) request could lead operators to share that information with police.