Fuji Xerox Launches New Printers in Myanmar

Japanese printing solutions provider Fuji Xerox has introduced its new printers to Myanmar. The company claimed that its new products are more advanced than the other products currently available on the market. “For users from Myanmar, we have produced printers that are technologically superior but easy to use,” said Fuji Xerox company Genral Manager Hideaki […]

Growth for digital cash

Central Bank officials are urging more commercial banks to take up electronic banking. A number of institutions including Co-operative, Ayeyarwady, Innwa and Myawaddy have formally launched banking via computers or mobiles so far in 2014, and more banks should do the same, said a senior Central Bank of Myanmar official. Rules governing bank-led mobile banking […]

Rural Areas to Get Free Internet through E-village Centres

Myanmar Computer Federation (MCF) is set to open “E-village centres” which will provide free internet access in approximately 6,000 villages around the country. The project aims to expand the knowledge of rural populations through the introduction of computers and access to the internet, Myanmar Computer Industry Association (MCIA) said. “The project will open the centres […]

Minding the IT gap

While mobile phones are quickly becoming an increasingly important aspect of Yangon’s social and business landscapes, the same cannot be said for large swathes of Myanmar’s rural regions. A survey conducted in a village in the Ayeyarwady delta earlier this month illustrates the extent of the urban-rural divide: The investigation found, for example, that none […]