Tuesday, July 25, 2017

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.

Ooredoo CEO Ross McCormick. Photo: StaffOoredoo CEO Ross McCormick. Photo: Staff

Ooredoo CEO Ross Cormack said, “It is important that operators do collaborate to enable total connectivity and choice for customers. We hope to be able to progress our work in connecting to the existing MPT (Myanmar Post and Telecommunication) network in the near future.” Ooredoo is rolling out a next-generation 3G network to provide users with improved data and fast internet services.

On May 3, Ooredoo Myanmar combined with Rocket Internet Company to join for development of

e-commerce and other digital services. “We are pleased to have entered into a partnership with Rocket and look forward to harnessing their knowledge and experience” said Mr Cormack.

Asia Internet Holding will cover 15 markets in Asia, including Myanmar, Thailand, Singapore, Vietnam, the Philippines and Australia, with ventures ranging from online retail and marketplaces to payment services.