Myanmar boosts satellite connectivity with Hughes, AsiaSat, Intelsat deals

Myanmar’s Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC) has signed an agreement with Intelsat to use two of its satellites to aid the expansion of wireless networks. Under the terms of the deal, the MoTC will use C-band satellite services on Intelsat 902 and Ku-band services on Intelsat 906 for VSAT and cellular backhaul services. Commenting […]

KDDI to help run MPT operations in Myanmar

State-owned Myanmar Post and Telecommunication (MPT) is set to sign a partnership agreement with Japanese operator KDDI by the end of this month which will see the Japanese firm taking control of MPT’s day-to-day operations. The Myanmar Times quotes Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) official U Than Tun Aung as saying: ‘The process […]