Thursday, February 11, 2016
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

MIDO to launch election monitoring app and website

Many eyes will be trained on Myanmar when the country goes to the polls in November for a historic vote.

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Digicel sells Myanmar Tower Company to Malaysian group

Jamacia-based telecoms operator Digicel has sold its majority shareholding in Myanmar Tower Company (MTC) to a subsidiary of Malaysian telecoms company Axiata.

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New CEO says Ooredoo going for masses, not classes

Former Ooredoo Myanmar chief executive Ross Cormack passed the torch to his successor, Vodacom veteran Rene Meza, about one month ago, beginning a new chapter for the market’s first foreign entrant.

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Barriers remain to technology revolution: MCRB

Myanmar's burgeoning technology universe is beset by risks that could threaten users, according to a new report on the information and communication technology sector by the Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business.

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Telenor Myanmar turns one

Telenor Myanmar is celebrating its first birthday, having launched its service in Mandalay one year ago.

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Telecoms price war: How low is too low for tariffs?

Pricing in the Myanmar mobile market for services – pushed down by competition – has likely reached the edge of sustainability, according to Ooredoo Myanmar’s new chief executive Rene Meza.

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Million-dollar data centre for MICT Park

Thailand's TrueIDC has crossed the border into Myanmar with its first international data centre.

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KBZ and Microsoft sign tech deal

Microsoft has signed an agreement with Kanbawza (KBZ) Group of Companies, which the US company calls its largest IT tie-up in Myanmar to date.

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MPT plans receipt service to alert users

Myanma Posts and Telecommunications (MPT), unlike its competitors, doesn’t notify users after calls of the costs of chatting – but the company has plans to change that.

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Telecoms companies take on landmines

As mobile telecoms operators extend their rollout into conflict and post-conflict areas, they will come up against a formidable challenge – navigating the risk of landmines.

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