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MPT to Offer New Data Plans for International Travel
AUTHOR: SWE LEI MON
MPT has announced special international data roaming rates for customers travelling to other countries. MPT customers can stay connected with friends and family while they are abroad with promotional prices offering up to 99% discount on standard tariff.
Customers can access the special rate of just 15 MMK/MB as pay-as-you-go for 9 countries Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, Cambodia and China (including Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan)
Further, customers can reduce the tariff by buying a weekly package of only 900 kyats which offers the tariff of 9MMK/MB. This promotion is available for all MPT GSM/ WCDMA mobile customers.
“We are always happy and excite whenever we are about to introduce new promotions. With this special promotion, we can provide our mobile customers visiting Asia, Pacific and Western countries with a great value rate of up to 99% discount of original rate costing only 15 MMK/MB and 50 MMK/MB, without the restriction or inconvenience of choosing an international operator. Customers can now stay in touch with their beloved ones in Myanmar through online under this unique offering, with the simplicity of using their existing MPT SIM and Myanmar phone number. This is a very attractive action and we do hope to become effective product to our valued customers,” said Mr. Reizo Umeda, Chief Commercial Officer of MPT KSGM Joint Operations.
MoneyGram Launches Money Transfer Send Service outside Myanmar
AUTHOR: TIN MG OO New service marks Increasing Financial Openness with first sending service from Myanmar by MoneyGram. MoneyGram and Myanmar Citizens Bank (MCB), are proud to announce an agreement to provide money transfer send services at every MCB bank location in Myanmar. Consumers will be able to send money from 42 branches to any MoneyGram location in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide.
Telenor Holds Sustainable Business Briefing
AUTHOR: EI THANDAR TUN Telenor Myanmar hosted its 6th annual sustainability briefing to present an update on its ongoing and new sustainability initiatives within Myanmar. The presentation focused on key sustainability areas contributing to sustainable and responsible growth as Myanmar moves toward digital society. Key initiatives include Mobile Connectivity, Impact on Economy, Supply Chain Integrity, improving Safety, Operations in Ethnic Areas, Tackling Hate Speech and Empowering Society.
Yoma Strategic Acquires Majority Stake in YKKO
AUTHOR: ZIN THU TUN YOMA STRATEGIC HOLDINGS LTD. (“YOMA STRATEGIC”) HAS ACQUIRED A 65% STAKE IN YANKIN KYAY OH GROUP OF COMPANIES LIMITED (“YKKO”). YKKO WAS FOUNDED IN YANGON IN 1988 AND HAS SINCE GROWN TO BECOME ONE OF MYANMAR’S LARGEST RESTAURANT CHAINS WITH 37 OUTLETS IN YANGON, MANDALAY, NAY PYI TAW, BAGO AND MAWLAMYINE.