Myanmar’s telco revolution opens new chapter

YANGON — Myanmar is three years into a telecoms boom that has changed the physical and technological landscape of the country with unparalleled speed. Since the sector was opened to foreign competition in 2014, thousands of mobile towers have sprung up around the country and more than 30,000km of fiber cable has been connected. Mobile […]

Ooredoo Has Poured $1.4 Billion into Myanmar: CEO

Ooredoo Myanmar’s newly-appointed CEO Rene Meza said that the telecoms firm has invested K1.82 trillion ($1.4 billion) so far in Myanmar, making it the biggest investor in the country’s telecommunications sector. During his first meeting with the media, new CEO Rene Meza shared some business updates including investment in social and community project, network coverage […]

Telenor: Yangon Network Not Complete

Telenor’s network in Yangon is not complete enough, Telenor Group president and CEO Jon Fredrik Baksaas said at an informal press briefing December 2. The Norwegian telco’s top executive, who tested out Telenor’s coverage during a visit to Yangon last week, in part pinned “capacity constraints on the existing number of base stations” on traffic […]