Myanmar internet down to crawl speed as SEA-ME-WE undersea cable goes for repair

Yangon — Burma’s Internet users should expect delays in establishing connections for a period of about one month, after a disruption occurred with the underwater fiber cable that links the country with international cable networks, Myanmar Posts and Telecommunications (MPT) announced on Wednesday. “Works are being carried out to repair the fault as quick as […]

Huawei Leads Bid to Revamp Burma Internet Infrastructure

Chinese telecom firm Huawei has emerged as the front runner in the bidding for a government tender to upgrade Burma’s internet infrastructure, state-owned newspaper The New Light of Myanmar reports. Six firms made a formal bid when tender proposals opened on June 7. Huawei’s bid to revamp Burma’s outdated mobile internet infrastructure came in first […]