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Can Myanmar support 5 mobile players?

In the four years since the Myanmar government opened up the mobile industry to outside competition, the nation has experienced an economic revival across many sectors driven, in part, by its vastly improved communications network. Mobile penetration (based on unique users) jumped from 12 per cent in the middle of 2014 (about the same level […]

Ananda introduces unlimited data services

Ananda introduced its unlimited data services at Lotte Hotel in Yangon on May 25. At present, most net surfers are using internet with data packages provided by telecommunication operators. Although some network providers support unlimited Wi-Fi access, the installation fees and monthly fees are expensive. Ananda said they are selling a MiFi router with built-in […]

Myanmar’s two newest telcos ready to roll out 4G

MyTel and Amara Communications, the newest entrants to the Myanmar telecoms market, have announced its plans for the deployment of 4G. MyTel, the fourth mobile operator, recently announced that its 4G network is ready to launch during a ceremony at which the operator completed the first calls on the system, between government officials in Vietnam […]

Four firms win high frequency internet services

In order to provide nationwide high-speed internet service, and also to allow the Union to earn more tax revenue, tender bids were invited by the Ministry of Transport and Communication. To ensure fair bidding, a Simultaneous Multi-Rounds Auction (SMRA) was exercised. The auctions were held 32 times on October 17, 18 and 19 at the […]

Winners of 2600MHZ Telecom Spectrum Auction to provide 4G/LTE Service

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list The 2600MHZ spectrum allows for the provisioning of broadband data service such as 4G/LTE services. The results of the auction that concluded on 18th October 2016 is listed below:   Regional Lot No. Bidder Name Price USD (Mil) Region 1 (Nay Pyi Taw, Magway, Bago, Mon, Kayin, Tanintharyi […]