The enterprise ICT opportunity for Myanmar telcos

by Sam Deb. With Myanmar’s telecom penetration rate already above 75%, operators should focus on the enterprise segment for continued growth. In the first installment of this three-part report, we look at the growing size of Myanmar’s enterprise sector and the opportunity it presents for telcos  Until recently, operators globally were hardly interested in the […]

Microsoft Discusses Cybersecurity, Cloud Computing with Local Entrepreneurs

Microsoft recently hosted a series of workshops and seminars for local business leaders and entrepreneurs, sharing emerging trends in technology and discussing how technology innovation can help local businesses grow, transform and build the local economy. The American software giant’s representatives visited with members of the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and […]

Vietnam vies with Myanmar and Indonesia for foreign hi-tech investment

VietNamNet Bridge – Multinational technology groups are restructuring their production strategies, giving Vietnam a reason to hope that it would be their next destination. But Myanmar and Indonesia, which also have low labour costs, are scrambling to attract the same investors as well. According to PingWest, a technology news website, Microsoft is continuing to restructure […]

Ooredoo clicks on Microsoft ahead of network launch

As Telecom operator Ooredoo prepares to launch its mobile network here in August it is hyping a slew of new partnerships and deals with global companies that it hopes will give it the edge over its rivals, as well as drum up attention to its service. The latest announcement is a deal with software giant […]

Decades-old bets in Myanmar’s tech industry finally reap rewards

Local tech companies see major opportunities brought on by reforms in the country It may have taken almost two decades, but Tun Thura Thet’s investment in one of Asia’s poorest countries is finally paying off. “I’ve been waiting here for 17 years to have this moment,” he said, sitting at his office in Yangon, Myanmar. […]