Fourth Telco Hoping to Get Licence for Christmas

​​ The director of one of 11 local firms that will form part of Myanmar’s long-awaited fourth telecom operator says the consortium will receive its telecoms licence next week. A year has passed since the government announced a tender for a fourth operator, which Vietnam defence ministry owned-firm Viettel won through dint of being the […]

Vietnamese Telecom Viettel to Invest $2bn in Myanmar Over Five Years

VIETTEL, Viet Nam’s largest mobile network operator, is expected to make US$2 billion investment in Myanmar’s telecom sector within five years, with plans to launch its service business next year, it is learnt. The Vietnamese group operates in ten countries in Asia, Africa and America, and will provide its telecommunications services for Myanmar people in […]

Foreign firms bid for telecoms contract

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list An international telecoms firm will be chosen at the end of the month to partner with a nationally owned public company to form Myanmar National Telecoms, a fourth telecoms operator. “Applications closed on January 8 and received seven foreign applications to join Myanmar National Telecoms. We don’t know […]