As online and mobile technology takes off, how will people search Myanmar-language content? The answer is uncertain: The country has one of the lowest internet penetration rates in the world and, so far, no very good search tools. That’s why Bindez, a local start-up, is working on it.
Changes are afoot in the waste collection business but municipal officials say Yangon City Development Committee has no plans to introduce a policy for electronic waste, including old and disused televisions, mobile phones and refrigerators.
Oooredoo Myanmar announced on May 7 that it had successfully tested the first mobile calls to and from its network and that of the other new mobile operator, Telenor.
In an effort to shore up its consumer base ahead of new competition from private firms, the government-backed Myanmar Post and Telecommunications is doubling down on network infrastructure and customer service in Mandalay.