The Myanmar Times
Thursday, 27 November 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

VMG looks to cut costs as internet-calling market heats up

As consumers move toward newly available foreign internet-calling options like Viber, local firm VMG telecom is looking to cut costs to keep their international calling business afloat.

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Number portability not likely soon, say experts

The ability to change mobile operators but keep the same number is at least a year away from happening in Myanmar, industry insiders say.

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French firm to assist MPT in expansion of international telephone services

MPT customers are now able to exchange SMS messages with users with certain international telcos, as the state-owned telco’s international connections have increased with support from France.

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Ooredoo delivers maternity app

Ooredoo has launched its maternal health application, May May, which is designed to help expectant mothers access information and even medical care.

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College launches tech start-up competition, with winners to get shot at Singapore reality show

Myanmar's young entrepreneurs-in-the-making are getting a shot at reality-show fame from Yangon’s Lithan University College (LUC).

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MPT gets competitive with top-up promotion

Myanmar Posts and Telecommunications (MPT) has launched a promotion giving customers more bang for their top-up bucks.

 

 

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By the glow of the screen, tech heroes emerge

Developers powered through Myanmar's second-ever hacking marathon to solve problems faced by local businesses.

 

 

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Local developers bring mobile game to Japan

Japanese gamers will get a taste of Myanmar’s programming expertise when local firm Total Gameplay Studio launches its Thamain Paw Thwut app at a event near Tokyo later this month.

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Cheap MPT SIMs cause shop queues

Myanma Post and Telecommunications (MPT) attracted queues of SIM buyers to Yangon shops last week by offering SIMs for K1500 – well below prices which previously stretched into the hundreds or thousands of US dollars in the past decade.

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The social network: ‘We Myanmar’

What's in a name? For DoeMyanmar, quite a bit – as the Myanmar-targeted social network’s founder explains, Myanmar’s past, present and potential is wrapped up in the moniker, which means “We Myanmar”.

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