Telenor Myanmar is set to switch on in Mandalay

Telenor Myanmar is ready to sell millions of SIM cards in order to avoid a shortage and prevent black-market sales, as the service will kick off tomorrow in Mandalay. “Our SIM cards will be available in more than 1,500 stores in Mandalay … All SIM cards can be used at 11am on Saturday. Within weeks […]

MPT to take action against dealers if they break agreements

Myanmar Posts and Telecommunications (MPT) will take action against its SIM card dealers if they force sales of Ks 1,500 SIM cards, handsets or top-up cards, sources from MPT say. MPT has assigned 13 companies and shops to sell its SIM cards. More than 30 companies applied for wholesale dealer status from MPT but the […]

Users criticize Ooredoo Internet package plans as expensive

Ooredoo users say its products are expensive and don’t match their expectations, sources have said. Although Ooredoo allows 20MB of free Internet access for Facebook, their packages are pricey, analysts and users claim. Users pay Ks 500 for daily Internet use and they get 30MB free for daily Internet access. This will cost them Ks […]

MPT to add international roaming service in 31 countries

Myanma Posts and Telecommunications will extend its services to 31 foreign countries for both its GSM and WCDMA networks as of July 2, according to a report on MRTV yesterday. “International outbound roaming (IOR) will be available in 31 countries. The service will be available both for both prepaid and post-paid phone users. Prepaid mobile […]