Myanmar to Increase Mobile Penetration Rate to 50%

Myanmar will increase the number of mobile phone users to 50 percent of the population
in the 2013-14 fiscal year from the current rate of 10 percent this year, according to Myanmar
Post and Telecommunications (MPT). Although the number of mobile phone users in
Myanmar has increased rapidly in recent years, the mobile phone penetration rate remains very low, in proportion to the population.

MPT announced earlier that it would add 14 million mobile phones to the market by the 2015-16 fiscal year.

“Nowadays, things have happened a lot in the telecoms sector. And many changes will soon follow. Foreign telecoms companies will soon sell their services here. Local costumers will have options to choose from.” more…