Yatanarpon Teleport in talks with international telecom companies

Shein Thu Aung, a member of the Yatanarpon Teleport Company’s board of directors, told Mizzima on 5 November that the company has opened discussions with international telecom organizations. It aims to establish cooperative and mutually beneficial relationships with several overseas firms. “We are currently holding talks with approximately twenty foreign telecommunications companies but have not […]

Myanmar: Global operators wooing MPT, executive says

Global telecom operators have expressed interest in working with government-owned operator Myanmar Post and Telecommunications even before its privatization, its general manager said without disclosing the names of the firms. Media reports, and industry observers, have identified Vodafone and Orange as two of the leading suitors of MPT but Kyaw Soe Win declined to confirm […]

New legislation will redefine ‘child’ in Myanmar

Drafting of new legislation to replace the Juvenile Law will be completed in December and the bill sent to parliament next year, Social Welfare Department Deputy Director General Aung Tun said. The new legislation will raise the age of a “minor” from under 16 to nder 18, he said, adding that this change will bring […]

Myanmar’s State-Backed Telcos Seek Backing to Take on New Rivals

Burma’s two state-backed telecommunications operators are seeking investors to put in more than US$1 billion as they prepare to compete with foreign newcomers, Norway’s Telenor and Qatar’s Ooredoo. Telenor and Ooredoo won the bidding for two new licenses in June to provide telecoms services in the country but are still waiting for final approval, expected […]

Competing with foreign Telecoms a huge challenge: Domestic Operators

Domestic telecommunication operators Myanmar Posts and Telecommunications (MPT) and Yadanapon Teleport, have said that it will be a big challenge for domestic operators to compete with foreign ones. They made the remark in the ‘Myanmar Connect 2013’ held at the MICC hall in Naypyitaw on September 10. They said that they are already facing challenges […]

Myanmar’s Yatanarpon Teleport Hooks Up to Epsilon

SINGAPORE — Epsilon, a privately owned global communications service provider, and Yatanarpon Teleport (YTP), a leading provider of telecoms services in Myanmar, have agreed to work together to deliver local data access services in the country. This agreement will provide data services to commercial buildings within Myanmar and deliver the international connectivity local and foreign […]