MPT revamp begins with Japanese partners

MPT revealed its joint management team with its Japanese partners last week as competition in the mobile sector heats up. State-owned MPT’s joint operations agreement with Japanese telecoms provider KDDI and congomerate Sumitomo took effect this month, after being finalised in July following months of negotiation. MPT had a monopoly on mobile phone services in […]

MPT to enter agreement with Japan’s KDDI

Myanmar Posts and Telecommunications (MPT) aims to sign a partnership agreement with Japanese mobile services provider KDDI Corporation by the end of the month, according to government officials. KDDI will be the operator of state-owned MPT under the agreement, said U Than Tun Aung, a director from the Ministry’s Posts and Telecommunications Department. “The process […]

Private browsing: Redlink to expand service in joint venture operation

Internet provider Redlink says it has big plans to expand its business as soon as the laws allow private companies to offer online access independent of state-run Yadanarpon Teleport. “Now, Redlink Company is giving service [in a joint venture] with Yadanarpon Teleport,” said U Thein Than Toe, the company’s vice chairman and co-founder in a […]

Myanmar’s Yatanarpon Teleport Hooks Up to Epsilon

SINGAPORE — Epsilon, a privately owned global communications service provider, and Yatanarpon Teleport (YTP), a leading provider of telecoms services in Myanmar, have agreed to work together to deliver local data access services in the country. This agreement will provide data services to commercial buildings within Myanmar and deliver the international connectivity local and foreign […]