Myanmar Military-Backed Firm Rejects Minister’s Account of Power Meter Bidding Problems

Military-run Myanmar Economics Holding Public Company Limited (MEHPCL) on Friday said that a deputy minister’s comments in Parliament regarding problems with the procurement process for electricity meters over the past three years were unfair and had harmed the company’s reputation. In a statement, MEHPCL said Union Deputy Electricity and Energy Minister U Tun Naing’s comments […]

MyTel anticipating 5G rollout next year if granted licence

Telecom International Myanmar Co Ltd (MyTel), a joint venture between Myanmar and Vietnam launched in June last year, can roll out 5G services next year if the spectrum license is granted. The company made a test-run of the 5G service on July 31 where a speed of 1.6 Gpbs was recorded compared to the 4G […]

Mytel fined for anti-competitive behaviour in Myanmar market

The Posts and Telecommunications Department (PTD) has issued a fine of nearly US$200,000 (K300 million) and two warnings to military-backed telecom operator Telecom International Myanmar (Mytel) for violating its rules and regulations after January 1. It also issued two other warnings to two operators for similar offences. Mytel, the fourth operator in Myanmar, was given […]