MPT in partnership talks

Myanmar Posts and Telecommunications (MPT) is in partnership talks with several international telecoms firms, including France Telecom, as future competitors Ooredoo and Telenor move closer to launching services in Myanmar. MPT managing director U Aung Maw said it will become a corporation separate from the ministry and is in discussion to find a foreign partner […]

Competition intensifies for Myanmar telecom bid

Competition has intensified between the remaining telecom companies who are competing for a lucrative license to operate in Myanmar. Many have recently announced how much they intend to spend should they win the bid and are busy advertising their services in local media. “We have more than 195 million users in 22 countries. The selection […]

12 firms pre-qualified for Myanmar 2 telco licence

Out of the 22 applications that were received – the Myanmar’s Ministry of Communication of Post and Telegraph has announced that 12 applicants have been pre-qualified to submit tender for the 2 telco licence. The pre-qualified firms are: Airtel Consortium Axiata Group Berhad Digicel (Soros’ Quantum Strategic Fund is part of this group) France Telecom-Orange […]