“Competition, watch out’ says Telenor Myanmar CEO, as subs over 10 million

Telenor Myanmar’s second quarter (Q2) results have exceeded expectations once again. By July, the Norwegian operator had secured more than 10 million subscriptions, with much higher numbers of data users than anticipated, said Petter Furberg, the company’s Myanmar CEO, at a press conference in Yangon yesterday. “The biggest surprise for Telenor is that 55 percent […]

SIM sales soar as Myanmar races to catch up in telecoms

The number of mobile phone SIM cards in the south-east Asian country of 51 million people has shot up to more than 18 million from around one million just three years ago. YANGON: Myanmar, long one of the world’s least connected nations in terms of telecommunications, is now racing to catch up, providing a boost […]

Telenor racks up 6.4 million subscribers

Telenor Myanmar claimed 6.4 million subscribers at the end of March, nearly double its results three months earlier, its Norwegian parent company said yesterday. The firm has seen a steady increase in users since launching in October 2014, with nearly 60 percent of its subscribers actively using data, its first quarter 2015 report said. “In […]