Yoma to tap digital banking for nationwide expansion

YOMA BANK, one of the largest private banks in Myanmar, plans to focus on providing digital products to millions of people in Myanmar , according to Hal Bosher, the bank’s chief executive officer. Bosher said in an exclusive interview that digital products would allow the bank to serve the country better, making banking accessible and […]

China hardsells big ticket but low on trust, India’s soft power push in Myanmar education and health

As Delhi seeks to expand its engagement with Myanmar, it is in sectors such as education, health and entertainment services that India hopes to make an impact in a country crowded with several international players, and completely dominated by China. In a state-of-the art classroom at the steel and glass Myanmar Institute of Information Technology […]

At least five more years needed for Myanmar to go cashless

Myanmar’s cash dependent economy has become a burden on the government’s coffers in recent years and a widespread adoption of an electronic payment system in the country is needed. Yet, experts say it could take a minimum of five more years for society to go cashless. “It costs the government money to print cash and […]

Ooredoo mulls 5G for Myanmar

Ooredoo is preparing significant investment to bring 5G mobile networks to Myanmar, according to the company’s chief executive officer, Vikram Sinha. Ooredoo is celebrating 4 years in Myanmar and has recently completed further testing of its 4G Pro network upgrade project – a move which the company says demonstrates its readiness to bring next generation […]

PTD invites Potential Supplier for Presentation of its Solution; Closing Date: Nov 27, 2015

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list Post and Telecommunications Department (PTD) under The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) of Myanmar is releasing a public tender in the near future for the procurement of fixed, mobile and portable spectrum monitoring systems. PTD is looking to meet with potential suppliers to receive information on […]

Myanmar’s digital present and future

The terrain of Myanmar’s Internet has changed fundamentally within the space of a year. But amidst the commotion over the recent launches of the first international-led private mobile phone networks inside Myanmar, other significant changes have gone relatively unnoticed. In the space of a year, the size of Myanmar’s domestic Internet – the number of […]