Ooredoo Partners with Tech Startup Bindez to Provide Burmese News Content

Telecom service provider Ooredoo has partnered with local technology startup Bindez to bring a news app for Android users called “Bindez Tha Din”. This is Bindez’ first product to the market and it’s in “Public Beta stage”. Ooredoo and Bindez have been engaged over the last few months in developing an app to serve the […]

Fourth Telco Licence in The Offing

The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) has invited proposals from local public companies to provide telecommunications services jointly with a foreign firm in the country. This is the fourth telecom licence being offered by the authorities after Myanmar liberalised its telecommunications sector last year by dishing out operating licences to two foreign operators […]

A smartphone love affair

Myanmar’s telecom boom is helping drive the country’s economy A rapidly rising number of smartphone users has spurred the growth of Myanmar’s telecoms sector, industry players say. Sunil Kamath, vice president for South Asia at Opera Software, says there has been an overall growth of internet users in Myanmar, given the aggregated data gathered from […]

Telecom price war intensifies

The price war in Myanmar’s telecoms industry has intensified as the two foreign players stepped up their efforts to dominate the market with cheaper internet packages. The latest battle took place on May 26 when Qatar’s Ooredoo announced that it would cut its 3G internet charge from Ks10 per MB to Ks6 for non-contract customers. […]

Ooredoo, StarHub Join Hands to Provide Data Service

Ooredoo Myanmar has formed a strategic partnership with Singaporean telecommunications firm StarHub to offer data services to companies operating from Myanmar via its international fibre gateway. Both telcos have agreed to collaborate on the provision of international private leased line (IPLC) and managed services (such as IP-VPN) through each telco’s network, leveraging each party’s network […]

Ooredoo and Telenor play down impact of lower Myanmar population

Myanmar’s population is almost nine million, or 15 per cent, lower than previously estimated, according to the latest government figures released on Saturday. The country’s Ministry of Immigration and Population’s provisional census data indicate a population of 51.4 million people – not 60-61 million. The national census was the first since 1983. The final census […]

Ooredoo Officially Announces Line-Up Of Myanmar Distributors In Preparation For Launch

Subscribe to our Tender Alert. We send out email alert on Tender and EOI as it happens. Appointments Will Ensure A Ready Supply Of SIM Cards, Top Up & Phones For Customers Across Launch Coverage Areas Yangon, Myanmar In preparation for the roll-out of its products and services, Ooredoo Myanmar today announced the official appointment […]

Ooredoo SIM Cards Go on Limited Sale in Myanmar

YANGON — Some shops in Mandalay have already begun selling a limited number of Ooredoo SIM cards, as the Qatari company remains tight-lipped about when its mobile phone cards will go on general sale. The sale of affordable SIM cards has been hotly awaited since Ooredoo and Norway’s Telenor were named as the winners of […]

Employment Market Surge Expected

Youths in Myanmar look set to take advantage of the increasing number of businesses arriving in the country, as job opportunities will be created, according to sources within the employment industry. U Than Soe, editor-in-charge of Job Opportunity Journal told Myanmar Business Today that a mushroom in sales and service centres would benefit the local […]