Local consortium to claim Myanmar’s fourth telco licence

Yatanarpon Teleport (YTP) is working with a management committee to form a consortium of local partners, which will bid jointly for Myanmar’s coveted fourth telecommunications operator licence, according to YTP chief executive officer U Shane Thu Aung. After years in which the telecommunications sector was dominated by state-owned monopoly Myanma Posts and Telecommunications (MPT), in […]

Yangon jetties open with more in the works

Three new jetties have been completed in Yangon harbour so far in 2015, along a slew of more projects planned. The three, built by Myanma Industrial Port, Myat Myitta Mon and Annawa, were finished, while 10 more are under construction, said Myanma Port Authority chief engineer U Mya Than. The other 10 are being built […]

Debate rages on Yangon waterfront’s future

The port facilities ringing Strand Road on the Yangon River are being upgraded even as some experts are calling for increased public use of Yangon’s waterfront. Myanma Port Authority is overseeing the construction of 10 new jetties by a range of companies, all of which are slated to open this year. Plans include constructing more […]