The Myanmar Times
Saturday, 19 April 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

ICT development the focus of new partnership

American networking giant CiscoSystems and USAID have announced they will work together.



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Low price SIMs available in April: Thein Sein

President U Thein Sein said that low-cost SIM cards would be released to the market in April.

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Confusion looms over Myanmar's 3G debut

Although government officials had announced that cheaper 3G SIMs will replace 2G SIMs this month, MPT has refused confirm the sale date or the exact prices.

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Teledensity goal set for 2015

Countrywide telephone density may reach 80 per cent by the end 2015, a government official announced.

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3G SIMs up for sale

While MPT has confirmed that a reduced-price 3G SIM card will be available for sale this month, officials have reported mixed launch dates and prices.


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HTC phones to go on sale

Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer HTC will begin shipping handsets equipped with a Myanmar-language operating system.



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Cheap SIMs coming to Myanmar: foreigners only

A US$15 SIM card for mobile phones is on the way – but only for foreigners.

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ADB to help MPT to draft telecoms by-laws: official

Myanma Posts and Telecommunications will work with the Asian Development Bank to write by-laws to govern the telecoms sector, the Minister for Communications, Posts and Telegraphs said last week.

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SIMs for sale by instalment in rural areas, says MPT

Myanma Posts and Telecommunication started selling mobile telephones in rural areas via instalment starting October 1, an official from the Telecommunications and Postal Training Centre told The Myanmar Times last week.

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MPT considers new cable to boost telecoms

Myanma Posts and Telecommunication is holding discussions with domestic experts about linking the country to an international submarine cable network to boost its telecoms capacity.

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