After Delays, Domestic Telecoms Partners to be Announced in October

RANGOON — Burma’s communications ministry has further delayed awarding a fourth and final telecom license until mid-October, according to a ministry official, following a fiercely contested bid for the coveted permit. The government initially planned to announce the winners by the end of September, after opening the tender in July to domestic firms. The Ministry […]

Telenor plans September launch

Norway-based telecommunications company Telenor is planning to launch its network in Myanmar in September, it announced in a June 3 news release. Telenor says it will launch the network after building 1,000 mobile phone towers, and it plans to erect up to 400 a month until it has a total of 8,000. Telenor’s 3G network […]