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Myanmar Mobile Users Told to Re-Register SIM Cards by June 30

Yangon – The Posts and Telecommunications Department has required mobile phone users to re-register their SIM cards with their IDs, warning that SIMs that are not re-registered by June 30 will be deactivated. As mobile financial services have developed, the move aims to reduce crime using unregistered SIM cards and encourage phone users to be […]

Ooredoo opens Innovation Hub for young entrepreneurs

Ooredoo Myanmar has opened a centre to support the business initiatives of young entrepreneurs, said Rajeev Sethi, the company’s chief executive officer. The centre, called the Innovation Hub, was opened at the headquarters of Ooredoo Myanmar in Yangon, he said. The facility provides technology and network support to help the start-ups of young entrepreneurs penetrate […]

After the gold rush, fierce competition in Myanmar’s telecoms sector

Five years after the government liberalised Myanmar’s telecom sector, there is now fierce competition between four operators. That’s great for consumers, who enjoy the lowest data rates in Southeast Asia – but not so much for the companies that have invested in licence fees and infrastructure. OOREDOO provides “Myanmar’s fastest mobile network”, while Telenor owns […]

Ooredoo Myanmar first to offer direct billing on Google Play Store

Ooredoo Myanmar has announced it has become the first telecom operator in Myanmar to offer direct billing as a payment option for the Google Play Store. Ooredoo users who use Android phones (which includes a built-in Google Play Store app) will no longer need to use credit cards to purchase applications and in-app items from […]

Qatar- Ooredoo empowers Myanmar women to become entrepreneurs

(MENAFN – Gulf Times) Ooredoo Myanmar has honoured Myanmar Women’s Day by celebrating the success of its Village Kiosk programme. As part of this initiative, Ooredoo selects women with basic education levels and offers them an opportunity to run their own village kiosk business, the company has said in a statement. Ooredoo provides the start-up […]

Ooredoo Myanmar and GSMA team up with Facebook for digital literacy

The Myanma outpost of Qatari telco Ooredoo has teamed up with GSMA and Facebook to increase digital literacy in the country, the trio announced on Tuesday. Inside Ooredoo stores, Myanma first-time internet users will be able to access “internet education materials” in a bid to increase digital literacy. Approximately 21 million of Myanmar’s 54 million […]

Ooredoo champions ‘digital inclusion’ in Myanmar, Maldives

Ooredoo is bringing the “immense benefits” of digital technology to millions of previously unconnected people in Myanmar and Maldives through its cutting-edge Supernet, innovative apps, and partnerships with public and private organisations, in line with the GSMA’s commitment to deliver digital inclusion for all. In Myanmar, a country of more than 53mn people, Ooredoo is […]

Ooredoo Myanmar and Mizzima TV sign MoU to provide Digital Free-to-Air Channel exclusively

Ooredoo Myanmar, the leading telecommunication services provider in Myanmar, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for an exclusive partnership with Mizzima TV, a Digital Free-to-Air channel service from Mizzima Media Company at Ooredoo Myanmar Town Hall in Yangon. Through this partnership, starting from March 1, 2019, Ooredoo subscribers can now watch the Digital Free-to-Air […]

Concerns mount in the wake of Red Dot shutdown

Agents of Red Dot Network Ltd are unhappy that deposits paid to the now defunct payment solutions provider will likely not be returned to them. Red Dot’s system involves small terminals and trading balances. The firm buys credit from Myanmar’s telcos – Ooredoo, Telenor, MecTel and MPT – the same as that which shop owners […]

Digital landscape rapidly changing

Today’s smartphones can now show people what apps they use most frequently, how much time they spend on them and remind them to take a break. Moreover some mobile applications can have different settings for use by adults and children and limit applications and games by age, because many children use their parents’ phones. “Nowadays […]