Myanma Posts and Telecommuntions (MPT) completes over 500 towers in Mandalay region

Myanma Posts and Telecommunications (MPT) has built over 500 telecoms towers in Mandalay Region in 2015, officials told media in the country’s second-largest city last week. The state-owned operator had just over 200 towers in the region until 2014, but has fast-tracked construction to compete with international operators Telenor and Ooredoo. The two foreign telcos […]

Thai True Corp says talks with Myanmar’s Yatanarpon on hold

(Reuters) – Thailand’s True Corp, controlled by billionaire Dhanin Chearavanont, said on Monday its negotiations with Myanmar’s Yatanarpon Teleport (YTP) are on hold, but the company continues to look for opportunities to open telecommunication services in the country. “There are some conditions that the two sides can’t agree,” Chief Financial Officer Noppadol Dej-Udom told Reuters. […]

Allen & Overy expands into Myanmar

Allen & Overy (A&O) has become the first magic circle firm to enter into Myanmar, with the launch of an office in Yangon. A&O’s Yangon office provides international legal services and will not practise Myanmar law. The new office is managed by Bangkok managing partner Simon Makinson and currently has two associates and two support […]

Telenor Still Negotiating With Myanmar Govt Over Telecoms License

YANGON — Myanmar’s much-anticipated foreign-offered mobile telecommunications services are unlikely to be available before August 2014, as negotiations continue over finalizing network operator licenses and related telecoms rules. “We are in discussions with the government about the draft license and we expect that to complete by the end of this year,” Telenor Myanmar CEO Petter […]

Telenor to recruit 3000 Myanmar staff

Norway’s Telenor Group said that they would recruit approximately 3000 Myanmar nationals to provide local communication services. Telenor won the recent Myanmar telecommunication tender. Telenor Group will recruit employees in three phases. In the first phase 25 management level employees who are proficient in business development and strategic planning will be recruited. They will execute […]