Myanmar ICT Articles & Analysis

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Myanmar today is a country undergoing rapid change, and there is a solid determination among its people and leaders alike to help their country establish an important place at the global political and economic table.

Competition in Myanmar’s telecoms industry is on the rise, with a new player set to enter the market as early as next year.

 

What made Myanmar an attractive destination, and what challenges have you encountered?

 

The growth of the IT sector has been partly overshadowed by the liberalisation of the telecoms industry. However, the arrival of major international telecoms players has opened up significant new opportunities for Myanmar’s expanding tech market. Yet this has also put some strain on the country’s internet capacity as a population of more than...

 

With ASEAN Economic Community integration nearing, what elements have been identified to improve Myanmar’s ICT capabilities?

 

Myanmar’s telecoms sector is in the midst of an energetic expansion, which is reshaping the economic and social composition of the country. The arrival of international mobile network operators (MNOs) in the autumn of 2014 is expanding the ICT market well beyond its former capacities, with an array of new technologies that are dramatically...