Viettel picked for fourth telecoms tie-up with military partner

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list Hanoi-based telecoms operator Viettel has been granted the right to negotiate with a local consortium, including a military-run partner, with a view to receiving a minority stake in a company that is likely to be awarded Myanmar’s long-anticipated fourth telecoms licence. Viettel, which is owned by Vietnam’s defence […]

Myanmar calls EOI for fourth telecoms operator

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list The government has asked international telecoms operators to submit expressions of interest ahead of a tender for the country’s fourth operator licence, to be awarded in 2016. Companies will apply to join a local consortium of 11 local firms and investors, and a state partner, according to an […]

State-Owned Telecom MPT Likely to Take Japanese Partner

YANGON — Japan’s KDDI Corp and Sumitomo Corp are likely to partner with Myanmar’s state-backed telecommunications operator to expand services in one of the world’s least-connected countries, a Sumitomo official said. Sumitomo’s deputy general manager in Myanmar, Soe Kyu, told Reuters the companies were jointly invited into “exclusive” talks about becoming the international partner of […]