Thursday, August 25, 2016
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

KBZ Gateway building satellite networks

KBZ Gateway has teamed up with Asia Satellite Telecommunications (AsiaSat) and satellite service provider Hughes Network Systems to boost nationwide telecoms coverage and provide businesses and people with connectivity from high above the earth.

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Phandeeyar gets $2 million grant for tech start-ups

Downtown community tech centre Phandeeyar has received US$2 million in grant funding from Omidyar Network, the philanthropic investment firm co-founded by eBay originator Pierre Omidyar.

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Ooredoo first to go 4G

Ooredoo has begun its fourth-generation rollout in Myanmar’s main cities: Yangon, Mandalay and Nay Pyi Taw.

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IFC proposes $60m telco towers deal

The  International Finance Corporation is considering a major investment in Myanmar telecoms infrastructure firm Irrawaddy Green Towers (IGT), according to documents obtained by The Myanmar Times. 

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Ooredoo to roll out next-gen internet service

Ooredoo Myanmar announced yesterday that it will launch 4G internet services this month – making it the first mobile operator in the market to move up from a 3G network.

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Ooredoo net profit in the black

Ooredoo Myanmar has made its first net profit and added 1.1 million subscribers to its user base over the January-to-March period, according to first-quarter financial results for its Qatari parent.

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Telenor reaches 15.5m users

Telenor Myanmar has added 1.8 million customers over the past three months, bringing its base to 15.5 million subscribers.

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Viettel plans investment, 3G launch

Vietnamese telco Viettel, aiming to be licensed as part of a joint venture that should become Myanmar’s fourth mobile operator, says its partnership with a local consortium and a government-owned company could invest US$1.5 billion and would rely at first on 3G technology.

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MPT keeps lid on police requests for customer data

State-owned mobile operator Myanma Posts and Telecommunications (MPT) has declined to share information on how many times the police have made requests for its customers’ data.

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Mobile money regulations released

The Central Bank of Myanmar has released regulations on mobile financial services, widening a market previously limited to banks to include non-banking financial institutions.

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