Myanmar’s mobile revolution

Myanmar has seen massive growth in internet penetration, mobile phone adoption and social media usage in the past few years, spurred by the end of direct military rule and rapid opening up of its market after decades of isolation. The consumer market in Myanmar has essentially bypassed the development stages seen in other economies and […]

The Nordic House in Yangon – A promising perspective

A Thursday evening in Yangon, Myanmar. 700-800 guests are gathered to learn or explain about Scandinavia, the natural focal point when the Nordic House, hosting the Danish and Norwegian embassies and the Finnish and Swedish consuls, opened the doors for visitors to mark their move to new premises on the 3th of March 2016. A suitable […]

Myanmar’s telecom dividend

Myanmar starts to see the development of its telecom sector after decades of inactivity, the investments by multinational businesses are creating an opportunity for new jobs for skilled Myanmar workers, especially those who have some kind of experience abroad. Telenor of Norway and Ooredoo of Qatar have promised to fill many job opportunities, and their […]

Myanmar’s Telecom Industry To Get $1B Foreign Investment (FDI) From Telenor, Ooredoo And Other Companies In 2014

Myanmar’s telecom sector is expected to be a rock star in terms of attracting foreign investment in the coming year, with about 20 percent of the $4 billion to $5 billion the Southeast Asian nation is projected to receive coming from Norway’s Telenor, Qatar’s Ooredoo and other foreign telecom firms. Telenor and Ooredoo were finally […]

Invitation to foreign and local companies to express interest (EOI) in providing Broadband Wi-Fi service in Myanmar. Dateline: 30th November 2013.

Subscribe to our Tender Alert. We send out email alert on Tender and EOI as it happens. The Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (MCIT) plans to supply Broadband Wireless (Wi-Fi) in public areas in Myanmar via Joint Venture with both foreign and local companies. The service will enable easy and convenient access to the […]

Myanmar Telenor awards contracts to Huawei, Ericcson and Wipro

Ericsson, Huawei and Wipro are likely to work with Telenor for rolling mobile services in Myanmar. Norwegian telecom giant Telenor confirmed that the company has signed memorandums of understanding with China’s equipment maker Huawei, Ericsson of Sweden and India’s Wipro to work in Myanmar to develop a mobile phone network. Formal agreements with these companies […]

How will the entry of two telcos affect Myanmar citizens?

The awarding of two new telecom licenses is a watershed in Myanmar’s road to modernization. It is expected to bring competition and innovation to an otherwise sleepy telecom sector that has been a disappointment to the Myanmar people and a drag on the economy for many years. Myanmar Posts and Telecommunications (MPT) and Yatanarpon will […]

Huawei Leads Bid to Revamp Burma Internet Infrastructure

Chinese telecom firm Huawei has emerged as the front runner in the bidding for a government tender to upgrade Burma’s internet infrastructure, state-owned newspaper The New Light of Myanmar reports. Six firms made a formal bid when tender proposals opened on June 7. Huawei’s bid to revamp Burma’s outdated mobile internet infrastructure came in first […]