Founded in 2010, the smartphone messaging application is revolutionising the way activists and aid workers communicate, advocate and campaign in Burma.
In business this week: SIM card sales rocket; Rangoon to privatise its rubbish collection; bringing Burma’s beans up to scratch.
Myanmar CEO Petter Furberg says Telenor will launch some time in September with both 2-G and 3-G networks. He also promised Burmese customers international calls at affordable prices.
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Ooredoo’s cheap SIM cards are ending up on the black market, with even official dealers selling them at higher prices.
Ooredoo receives the first ever operating license for the development of telecoms systems in Burma today. DVB Interview International spoke with Ooredoo Myanmar CEO Ross Cormack about the company’s future…