Telenor mobile network opens in Dawei, Taninthayi Region

The Telenor mobile network has been made available for use in Dawei, Taninthayi Region, but not in Chin State or Rakhine State, according to the Telenor Myanmar Company. Right now, the Telenor mobile network, which has over ten million users, can be used in 12 out of the 14 regions and states in Myanmar. The […]

YTP in talks for Vietnamese partnership

The fourth mobile operator set for Myanmar is close to finalising partnership talks with Vietnam’s military-run Viettel , according to Reuters news agency. In November the firm had said it planned to partner with an unnamed Myanmar firm with an investment of US$800 million. Partnering with Yatanarpon Teleport (YTP) is seen as the last way […]

Telenor Myanmar SIMs will work in five neighbouring countries

Telenor Myanmar SIM cards will work in Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Malaysia and Thailand, a spokesperson for the company told Mizzima on October 8. Ko Soe Thu Tun, information officer for Telenor Myanmar told Mizzima added that they were currently testing the network in Yangon and would soon release SIM cards in Myanmar’s most populous city. […]

Telenor uncovers child labour usage in Myanmar network build

Telenor discovered that contractors constructing its new mobile network in Myanmar have been using child labour to develop base station sites in advance of the operator’s launch of commercial services in the country in September. In a presentation on Telenor’s Myanmar sustainability update, the company said it found three incidents of child labour being used […]

Oredoo plans to sell 1 million handsets this year

Ooredoo Myanmar plans to sell 1 million premium handsets with a price tag starting at US$50 apiece this year, executives at the company said. It has signed agreements with HTC and Samsung to make handsets, and has a memorandum of understanding with Huawei Company for a mobile network. Than Tun Aung, a director at the […]

Ooredoo Officially Announces Line-Up Of Myanmar Distributors In Preparation For Launch

Subscribe to our Tender Alert. We send out email alert on Tender and EOI as it happens. Appointments Will Ensure A Ready Supply Of SIM Cards, Top Up & Phones For Customers Across Launch Coverage Areas Yangon, Myanmar In preparation for the roll-out of its products and services, Ooredoo Myanmar today announced the official appointment […]

Ooredoo starts trial run in new mobile network

Ooredoo prepares to market its mobile-phone services in the third week of August and is testing its mobile network, sources from Ooredoo Myanmar say. Ooredoo Myanmar has been checking its mobile network before launching the services and the sale of mobile phones to the public, said Myint Zaw from Sale Department director of Ooredoo Myanmar. […]

Indonesia PT Telkom wins permit to construct mobile network in Myanmar

Subscribe to our Tender Alert. We send out email alert on Tender and EOI as it happens. Indonesia based PT Telkom (Telco) has been selected to construct telecommunication mobile network in Myanmar, according to the Telco reports. Telco is the largest telecommunications services company in Indonesia. Founded in 1856 it is a majority state-owned company. […]

Vodafone & China Mobile drop out of Myanmar Telco Tender

Field narrows in mobile network tender Vodafone and China Mobile said Friday they were dropping out of the race to enter Myanmar, one of the world’s last unexplored mobile telephone frontiers. They were one of 12 foreign consortiums short-listed by the former army-ruled country to bid for two licences to build, own and operate a […]