The Myanmar Times
Tuesday, 02 September 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Ooredoo announces successful test of new 3G network

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.

 

 

Continue reading »

MPT rolls out new towers, service in Mandalay Region

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.

 

Continue reading »

30 IT grads selected for training in India

Thirty tech students have won places at India’s International Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore to study postgraduate software development, it was announced on May 2.

Continue reading »

Myanmar inks new subsea internet cable deal

At the end of March, Myanmar Post and Telecommunications (MPT) signed a contract to bring a new subsea Internet cable to Myanmar.

Continue reading »

MPT offers first giveaway in over 100 years

Founded in 1884, the government-backed telecom provider MPT is finding itself forced to compete for customers for the first time as international firms Telenor and Ooredoo being their operations.

Continue reading »

Telenor prepares for network upgrade

Telenor’s network is expected to cover 90 percent of the country’s population of more than 60 million within five years.

Continue reading »

Making connections: Telenor goes online

On March 8, a quiet revolution happened. The Norwegian telecommunications company Telenor became the first private company in Myanmar's history to establish an international Internet link from the country.

Continue reading »

Drive a trishaw from home

How do serious gamers celebrate Thingyan? By playing a Thingyan-based computer game, of course. Total Game Play Studio is offering free downloads of “Trishaw Man Nga Pain Thingyan”, which can be played on iOS or Android smartphones.

Continue reading »

Internet cafes losing patrons

Once a popular haunt for high-tech-oriented youngsters, Yangon’s internet cafes are withering away. Some owners report losing more than half their customers since last year.

 

Continue reading »

iPad transactions come to Yangon

A fast payment system involving a quick swipe of a credit card has been introduced in two of Yangon’s top hotels, and could be extended further.

 

 

Continue reading »