The Myanmar Times
Sunday, 29 March 2015
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Telcos extend services beyond cities

It is easy to forget the excitement in Yangon, Mandalay and Nay Pyi Taw when Ooredoo and then Telenor launched their services, promising a new era in telecommunications. Already those launches have started to fade from memory.

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Plugging in and switching on Hpa-an

The Telenor team that arrived in Hpa-an on February 17 made use of the full list of wheeled transportation that regularly travel local roads.

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Gmail arrives in local language

Gmail users now have the option to run it in Myanmar language, Google announced last week.

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MYTHIC set to compete

A new cable company has promised to establish the market price for international connectivity in Myanmar by laying its own cable.

 

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Myanmar language, culture gets game users

A local Myanmar game has racked up tens of thousands of users, proving the use of local language and cultural tie-ins can trump foreign competition.

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Myanmar’s internet: ‘partly free’

No surveillance, but laws on the books could come back to bite users

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Ooredoo to grow app for farmers

Ooredoo Myanmar, backed by GSMA (Groupe Speciale Mobile Association), will plant mobile tech in rural farmers’ reach with a new app this year.

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Hi-tech aria: Local software companies must share the stage

Next time you’re scrolling through the listings in search of just the right power ballad to bring the KTV crowds to their feet, take a moment and give thanks to the technology that makes it possible.

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Google goes offline for developing countries

Local techies download content kits and spread them to Myanmar cities

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Ecommerce services for payment to start

Local consumers are increasingly taking to the web to make a deal, yet paying for products is still a major headache.

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