MPT, Line Team Up to Provide Free Service

MPT has collaborated with Line Messenger application to provide free internet service for the application during August and September. “The collaboration with Line is part of a long-term plan. MPT will absorb these costs,” said Takashi Shigeno, marketing director for KDDI, the Japanese company that has formed a joint venture with MPT. Users using MPT’s […]

Taxi call centre to choose phones over radio

The crackling of the VHF radio is a frequent soundtrack to a taxi ride in many international cities, but will be absent when Yangon’s first taxi call centre launches. The centre, to be run by Phay Pyay May May Company, will instead rely on Ooredoo and Telenor for communications, said company managing director U Wathan […]

Mobile data users reaches 3 mln in 2014

The number of mobile data users has increased steadily since 2011 and is approaching 3 million this year, according to the Myanmar Post and Telecommunication (MPT). Mobile users can order data services via SMS to receive internet on their phone, a process which once required filling out multiple forms at the MPT offices in person. […]