Winners of 2600MHZ Telecom Spectrum Auction to provide 4G/LTE Service

Subscribe to our Tender Alert. We send out email alert on Tender and EOI as it happens. The 2600MHZ spectrum allows for the provisioning of broadband data service such as 4G/LTE services. The results of the auction that concluded on 18th October 2016 is listed below:   Regional Lot No. Bidder Name Price USD (Mil) […]

Bandwidth Tender Suspended Again

The tender for a 2600MHz licence has been suspended yet again due to objections from two major telco players, Ooredoo and Telenor. “We will call tender for two types of frequencies. 2600MHz will be offered first, then 1800MHz will be next. Any spectrum licence holder can apply for 2600MHz. Detailed information will be released soon,” […]

Myanmar mobile leaps along

Much talk in the telecoms market has been dedicated to the digital leapfrog: the almighty hop from legacy technology to a mobile-first future. Myanmar’s operators – state-owned incumbent Myanma Posts and Telecommunications (MPT), Ooredoo and Telenor – have seen subscriber figures jump by millions over the past few years; and though coverage rates have climbed […]

Clash complicates 2600MHz auction

A spectrum auction scheduled for the end of March may not come off as outlined in initial plans, as the communications ministry is still weighing commentary from the telecoms industry. At the beginning of February, the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) posted a consultative document about the auction of 140MHz of spectrum in […]

Redlink hits back over spectrum auction concerns

While international mobile operators Telenor and Ooredoo have criticised an upcoming spectrum auction for potentially coming ahead of finalised industry guidelines, a major local player has fired back, denying the sale is rushed and suggesting the companies are averse to competition. Multinational telcos Telenor and Ooredoo have raised concerns that selling more spectrum before the […]

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 […]

Invitation for Bids (IFB) for Spectrum Monitoring System under Telecom Sector Reform Project; Closing Date 26th April 2016 2pm

Subscribe to our Tender Alert. We send out email alert on Tender and EOI as it happens. The Posts and Telecommunications Department (PTD) under the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) now invites sealed bids from eligible Bidders for the Spectrum Monitoring System (SMS) as part of the Telecommunication Sector Reform Project.   The […]

Foreign firms eye new Myanmar telecoms licence despite inexperienced partners

Jan 25 Seven foreign firms are interested in bidding for Myanmar’s fourth telecoms license, a government official said on Monday, as the prospects of one of the region’s least connected nations outweigh the challenges of a partnership involving obscure local firms with scant industry experience. Chit Wai, deputy permanent secretary of the Ministry of Communications […]

Myanmar calls EOI for fourth telecoms operator

Subscribe to our Tender Alert. We send out email alert on Tender and EOI as it happens. The government has asked international telecoms operators to submit expressions of interest ahead of a tender for the country’s fourth operator licence, to be awarded in 2016. Companies will apply to join a local consortium of 11 local […]

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

Subscribe to our Tender Alert. We send out email alert on Tender and EOI as it happens. 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 […]