Internet providers mull a more competitive future

Internet Service Providers (ISPs) say they are preparing for competition as the sector liberalises to allow entrants in the future, though insiders say Telenor and Ooredoo’s emphasis on their mobile rollout may buy fixed-line ISPs some breathing room. With only state-run Myanmar Posts and Telecommunications (MPT) and Yatanarpon Teleport Company (YPT) currently licensed to provide […]

MPT in partnership talks

Myanmar Posts and Telecommunications (MPT) is in partnership talks with several international telecoms firms, including France Telecom, as future competitors Ooredoo and Telenor move closer to launching services in Myanmar. MPT managing director U Aung Maw said it will become a corporation separate from the ministry and is in discussion to find a foreign partner […]