NZ’s role in getting quality internet to Myanmar

NZ’s role in getting quality internet to Myanmar Tom Linn has always wanted to use his expertise in telecommunications to benefit the country where he was raised, Myanmar. Now the Technical Director of fast-growing ISP Wireless Nation is working with old university friends to do just that, by helping bring the nation up to speed […]

Private browsing: Redlink to expand service in joint venture operation

Internet provider Redlink says it has big plans to expand its business as soon as the laws allow private companies to offer online access independent of state-run Yadanarpon Teleport. “Now, Redlink Company is giving service [in a joint venture] with Yadanarpon Teleport,” said U Thein Than Toe, the company’s vice chairman and co-founder in a […]

Internet providers mull a more competitive future

Internet Service Providers (ISPs) say they are preparing for competition as the sector liberalises to allow entrants in the future, though insiders say Telenor and Ooredoo’s emphasis on their mobile rollout may buy fixed-line ISPs some breathing room. With only state-run Myanmar Posts and Telecommunications (MPT) and Yatanarpon Teleport Company (YPT) currently licensed to provide […]

ISP licenses to be issued after new IT law

The Communication and Information Technology Ministry announced that new Internet Service Providers (ISP) licenses would be issued to operators after the Information Technology Law is enacted, at the annual General Body Meeting of the Myanmar Computer Professionals Association (MCPA) held in Yangon on September 20. Min Zeyar Hlaing, Chairman of the Myanmar Computer Industry Association […]