COVID boosts need, demand for e-commerce in Myanmar

E-commerce and food delivery have flourished in Myanmar since the lockdown and other restrictions to contain COVID-19 took hold in the country. METRO Wholesale Myanmar Ltd, which started out serving hotels, restaurants, tea shops and caterers, has pivoted to include delivery of food and daily necessities to consumers in Yangon during the pandemic. METRO CEO […]

Myanmar internet down to crawl speed as SEA-ME-WE undersea cable goes for repair

Yangon — Burma’s Internet users should expect delays in establishing connections for a period of about one month, after a disruption occurred with the underwater fiber cable that links the country with international cable networks, Myanmar Posts and Telecommunications (MPT) announced on Wednesday. “Works are being carried out to repair the fault as quick as […]