Ooredoo Myanmar CEO quits after two years

Rene Meza has resigned as CEO of Ooredoo Myanmar after just two years in the post. Ooredoo has appointed COO Vikram Sinha as acting CEO until it finds a permanent replacement. Meza joined Ooredoo to run its Myanmar operation in August 2015, when he replaced Ross Cormack, who won the race to start services after […]

Airtel Investing in Cable to Myanmar

​​ India’s largest mobile operator Bharti Airtel has announced it is investing in a new fiber cable between India and Myanmar. The operator plans to use the new fiber asset to offer end-to-end connectivity solutions in the Myanmar market, India’s Economic Times reported. The 6,500km terrestrial cable will connect to Airtel’s landing stations in Chennai on the […]

Myanmar to offer additional telecom licenses

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list Myanmar will offer more telecom licenses in the future to “increase competition” in the telecom sector following its groundbreaking offering of two telecom licenses this year, a top government official said, according to Indian media reports. “Awarding these telecom licenses is a priority. Since there was limited spectrum, […]

Indian firms, government eye Myanmar for investment, strategic inroads

NAY PYI TAW capital of Myanmar: Commerce, industry and textiles minister Anand Sharma, who is leading a business delegation to the World Economic Forum’s East Asia summit, is expected to hold wide-ranging talks to push the case for Indian investments in the strategic country. Indian companies are joining global firms as they rush to draw […]