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 […]

Telenor Slashes Call Rate amid Stiff Competition

Telenor Myanmar has announced a new reduced tariff plan amid competition from its rival telecom operators in the country. The new “Super Pwar” plan, which became available to all Telenor customers on a subscription basis from August 20, offers voice rates for all calls made between Telenor subscribers at K18 per minute, down from K25 […]

Telenor: ‘It was important not to build too high expectations’

Petter Furberg, chief executive officer, Telenor Myanmar Norwegian-owned telecoms company Telenor has been celebrating the launch of its mobile phone service in Yangon, after it launched services in Mandalay and Nay Pyi Taw. Telenor is rolling out a 3G and 2G network and Qatar-owned Ooredoo, which launched its service in Yangon in August, is providing […]