Myanmar to adopt Mobile Banking System

Most local banks are not capable of providing mobile banking services although Myanmar Cenral Bank has authorized for such services. “At present, there are only a few banks proposed to offer the service. Some application forms need to be reapplied in order to complete data requirements. Mobile banking is not a new banking procedure. It […]

MPT opens customer care centres in Mandalay

The government-owned Myanmar Posts and Telecommunications (MPT) will open a customer care centre in Mandalay as it begins to distribute thousands of new SIM cards in May. The customer care centre will aim to solve connection difficulties, internet issues and other problems according to the MPT’s Mandalay office. MPT is currently still the sole mobile […]

MPT Mobile Tower Management Partnership – Expression of Interest. Closing Date 2 Dec 2013.

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list In the context of the Union Government’s policy framework for the overall development of the ICT sector, three new operators will be granted soon a Nationwide Telecommunications License in Myanmar. These new entrants have planned the roll-out of a significant number of sites to achieve their ambitious geographical […]

Myanmar’s State-Backed Telcos Seek Backing to Take on New Rivals

Burma’s two state-backed telecommunications operators are seeking investors to put in more than US$1 billion as they prepare to compete with foreign newcomers, Norway’s Telenor and Qatar’s Ooredoo. Telenor and Ooredoo won the bidding for two new licenses in June to provide telecoms services in the country but are still waiting for final approval, expected […]

Myanmar Telenor awards contracts to Huawei, Ericcson and Wipro

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list Ericsson, Huawei and Wipro are likely to work with Telenor for rolling mobile services in Myanmar. Norwegian telecom giant Telenor confirmed that the company has signed memorandums of understanding with China’s equipment maker Huawei, Ericsson of Sweden and India’s Wipro to work in Myanmar to develop a mobile […]

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. […]