Wednesday, May 25, 2016
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Telenor racks up 14 million users

Telenor has ended its first full year of operations in Myanmar with 14 million subscribers and the largest towers network in the country, the company said yesterday.

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Firms from Asia, EMEA express interest in fourth telco

Seven foreign companies have expressed interest in establishing a joint venture that will become Myanmar’s fourth mobile operator, with applicants representing Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, according to the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT).

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Silicon Valley firm bets on Myanmar

California-based venture capital firm 500 Startups has made its first investment in Myanmar, putting money on local tech firm Bindez.

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Telenor Myanmar starts SIM swap

Telenor Myanmar has initiated a free SIM card swapping program, which allows customers to trade their SIMs in to the company for 4G-ready cards.

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Edotco plans $200m investment in Myanmar telecoms

Telecoms tower firm Edotco has officially launched in Myanmar, with the company to give its name to Ooredoo tower provider Myanmar Tower Company.

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Gateway guidelines to boost telecoms

The government has released draft guidelines on international gateway services – which connect the networks of different countries – in a move industry officials say will help boost competition and lower prices in Myanmar’s telecoms market.

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App developer tackles human rights violations

Local Android developer Ko Win Htaik Aung is hoping to make reporting and addressing human rights violations a little easier with a new mobile human rights app.

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IGT raises $122m for telecoms tower building

Irrawaddy Green Towers (IGT) has borrowed US$122 million from a group of European development finance institutions to fund part of its rollout.

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Netflix streams into Myanmar

Netflix – the world’s largest internet television network – has come to Myanmar as part of the firm’s expansion into 130 new countries. But slow download speeds and expensive data fees mean Myanmar’s DVD shops are not under threat from online streaming just yet.

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Myanma Posts and Telecommuntions (MPT) completes over 500 towers in Mandalay region

Myanma Posts and Telecommunications (MPT) has built over 500 telecoms towers in Mandalay Region in 2015, officials told media in the country’s second-largest city last week.

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