KDDI, Sumitomo push games biz to Myanmar

Japanese mobile operator KDDI and conglomerate Sumitomo detailed plans to enter Myanmar’s fast-growing mobile gaming sector through an existing joint venture. In a statement, the operator said the pair plan to jointly operate a mobile game publishing business through FunCreate Myanmar, a subsidiary of their Singapore-based joint venture FunCreate. The businesses are assembling “a repertoire” […]

MyTel has invested $1b in Myanmar network

Myanmar’s newest mobile operator MyTel has already invested $1 billion in its nationwide operations, and plans to invest $2 billion within its 15-year license period. The operator, a joint venture between Vietnam’s Viettel, government-led Star High Public Company and a group of local technology companies, has deployed more than 5,000 base stations since securing Myanmar’s […]

Ooredoo Myanmar CEO quits after two years

Rene Meza has resigned as CEO of Ooredoo Myanmar after just two years in the post. Ooredoo has appointed COO Vikram Sinha as acting CEO until it finds a permanent replacement. Meza joined Ooredoo to run its Myanmar operation in August 2015, when he replaced Ross Cormack, who won the race to start services after […]

Expression of Interest in Provision of Consulting Services to Verify the Network Performance of Mobile Operators Network. Closing Date 8 Mar 2017

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list Ministry of Transport and Communications now invites eligible Consulting firm to indicate their interests to provide hands on Provision of Consulting Services to verify the performance of mobile operators’ networks by doing the drive test and QoS measurement. Expression of interest and other supporting documents (such as the […]

YTP in talks for Vietnamese partnership

The fourth mobile operator set for Myanmar is close to finalising partnership talks with Vietnam’s military-run Viettel , according to Reuters news agency. In November the firm had said it planned to partner with an unnamed Myanmar firm with an investment of US$800 million. Partnering with Yatanarpon Teleport (YTP) is seen as the last way […]

Huawei chosen as main supplier company for Myanmar mobile operators

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list China communications giant Huawei Technologies has been chosen as a main technological supplier for three main mobile operators in Myanmar despite US warnings over cyber security. The three operators are the state-owned Myanmar Posts and Telecommunication (MPT), Yatanarpon Teleport (YTP) and recent private license winner Telenor from Norway. […]

Myanmar to award 2 telecom licences in June 2013

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list Over 90 telecom companies have expressed their interest to bid for a licence to operate a mobile network in Myanmar. Companies such as Singtel and Telenor are expected to be strong contenders for the licence. In total 2 licences will be issued in order to ensure competition and […]