KDDI-backed MPT quietly notches up 1M September SIM sales in Myanmar

While most of the attention in Myanmar’s mobile sector has been on the two new foreign players Ooredoo and Telenor, state-owned incumbent Myanma Posts & Telecommunications (MPT) sold more than one million SIM cards in September. MPT, which signed a joint operating agreement with KDDI-Sumitomo in July, now has 9.2 million mobile connections, according to […]

MPT revamp begins with Japanese partners

MPT revealed its joint management team with its Japanese partners last week as competition in the mobile sector heats up. State-owned MPT’s joint operations agreement with Japanese telecoms provider KDDI and congomerate Sumitomo took effect this month, after being finalised in July following months of negotiation. MPT had a monopoly on mobile phone services in […]