The Myanmar Times
Tuesday, 28 April 2015
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Telenor’s Net Monday marks one year at People’s Park

Telenor celebrated the 1-year anniversary of its Net Monday events March 9 – a milestone to mark progress in the Norwegian telco’s short history in Myanmar.

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Sticking it to hate speech with ‘flowers’

A prominent local campaign combating hate speech has unveiled shareable Facebook stickers for the Myanmar market encouraging users not to “start fires” and to think before sharing.

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AppExpo 2015 sees thousands attend in third year running

About 2500 people attended this year’s AppExpo at MICT Park February 19-20.

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Solar-powered plane to stop in Mandalay on world trip

A record-setting solar-powered plane will make a brief stop in Mandalay on its way around the world, speakers announced at a February 24 press conference.

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Tower firms turn the corner

The second year of building is under way for the tower companies working to extend coverage for Telenor and Ooredoo, moving steel and concrete by truck and buffaloes to thousands of sites around the country.

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Local iPhone sales given okay from Apple

Apple has begun allowing certain Myanmar stores to start selling iPhones, marking a change in strategy for the company, after previously limiting officials sales to a shorter list including Mac computers and iPod products.

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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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