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Nationwide expansion to drive Wave Money’s growth

Though 80 per cent of the population remains unserved by Myanmar’s banking system, Wave Money aims to enjoy much higher growth over the next few years thanks to its continuous expansion of distribution network, said the firm’s top executive. Brad Jones, chief executive officer of Wave Money, said in an exclusive interview the firm has […]

Banking on Satellite Communications

Richard Bowles, regional managing director for ASEAN at Arianespace, which launches satellites, is convinced banks’ struggle to reach Myanmar’s unbanked population will end with the launch of its first satellite, slated for some time next year. “Satellites are an important part of a country’s economic development. Looking at Myanmar’s satellite leasing capacity, it’s a good […]

Ayeyarwady ATMs in Myanmar accept MasterCard, Maestro/Cirrus

Myanmar’s Ayeyarwady Bank has announced that its automated teller machines will accept cash withdrawals by customers using MasterCard and Maestro/Cirrus cards. This means more ease and convenience for the million visitors expected to converge on Myanmar during the 27th Southeast Asian Games to be held in Nay Pyi Taw from December 11-22. AYA Bank has […]