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Foreign firms bid for telecoms contract

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list An international telecoms firm will be chosen at the end of the month to partner with a nationally owned public company to form Myanmar National Telecoms, a fourth telecoms operator. “Applications closed on January 8 and received seven foreign applications to join Myanmar National Telecoms. We don’t know […]

Fourth Telco Operator to be Named in Mid-2016

  The government expects to select the fourth telecommunication operator in the months of June or July, an official said. U Chit Wai, deputy permanent secretary of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) and a member of the Tender Selection Committee, told Myanmar Business Today, “One of the foreign companies will be selected […]

Revealed the names of seven foreign applicants for fourth telecoms licence

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list Industry sources have confirmed the names of seven companies that sent in non-binding expressions of interest to become Myanmar’s fourth mobile operator. The seven companies are Singapore’s Singtel, Hanoi-based Viettel, China Telecom, France’s Free, MTN out of South Africa, Hong Kong’s 1COM and telecoms firm Beijing Xinwei. The […]