Market Open for More ISP Players: Minister

More internet service providers (ISP) may enter the Myanmar market as the telecommunications bylaws have been passed, U Thaung Tin, deputy minister for telecommunication and information technology, said. “When the time comes, we will establish a telecommunication commission to protect the consumers and to supervise the service. The ministry will only take care of policy,” […]

Myanmar to offer additional telecom licenses

Subscribe to our Tender Alert. We send out email alert on Tender and EOI as it happens. Myanmar will offer more telecom licenses in the future to “increase competition” in the telecom sector following its groundbreaking offering of two telecom licenses this year, a top government official said, according to Indian media reports. “Awarding these […]

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 […]