The Myanmar Times
Tuesday, 01 September 2015
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Three telcos to levy 5% tax on top-up

A 5 percent commercial tax on telecom services in Myanmar will be officially enforced starting June 1, the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) announced May 18 at their office in Nay Pyi Taw.

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Myanmar Tower Co in talks for firm’s sale

Myanmar Tower Company (MTC), which is owned by Digical Asian Holdings, a joint venture between Digicel Group and YSH Finance, has been put up for sale, including all its contracts and sites, according to several market sources.

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Local consortium to claim Myanmar’s fourth telco licence

Yatanarpon Teleport (YTP) is working with a management committee to form a consortium of local partners, which will bid jointly for Myanmar’s coveted fourth telecommunications operator licence, according to YTP chief executive officer U Shane Thu Aung.

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MPT adds 8 million subscribers since July

MPT has sold more than 8 million SIMs in the seven months since Japanese telco KDDI and Sumitomo Corporation began a joint operations agreement in a bid to modernise the state-owned telco.

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Total Gameplay Studio expands its empire

Myanmar's historical heroes will wage war to expand their empires in a new game from Total Gameplay Studio, due for launch this September, according to the design firm’s chief technology officer U Myint Kyaw Thu.

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Change in chiefs for Ooredoo Myanmar

OOREDOO Myanmar chief Ross Cormack has chosen to step down as CEO from the first international telco to launch services in Myanmar, the firm announced on May 11.

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MySQUAR aims for listing in London

The company behind a popular Myanmar chat application won’t wait on Yangon to launch a stock exchange to debut on the public market.

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Newcomer to build 500 Ooredoo towers

Singapore Windsor Holdings has won a contract to build 500 telecommunication towers for Ooredoo Myanmar, according to a notice published late yesterday on the Singapore Exchange (SGX).

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Splash for handset vendors after Thingyan destruction

Too much Thingyan revelry has done in Ko Phoe Zaw’s handset.

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Telenor racks up 6.4 million subscribers

Telenor Myanmar claimed 6.4 million subscribers at the end of March, nearly double its results three months earlier, its Norwegian parent company said yesterday.

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