Significant network expansion reaches two-thirds of Myanmar’s townships
- Ooredoo’s 4G+ offers the widest and fastest network in Myanmar
- Ooredoo’s superfast 4G network now caters to over 15 million people across 200 townships
- Upgraded 4G Pro network provides users with up to three times higher data speeds
- Customers will be able to enjoy the internet even more, with faster connections and a better overall network performance
Doha, Qatar and Yangon, Myanmar.
Ooredoo Group today announced that Ooredoo Myanmar has successfully rolled-out 4G+ across 200 townships in Myanmar, as part of a major network and infrastructure project set to offer the widest and fastest 4G network in the country.
Ooredoo Myanmar is the first operator to offer a superior 4G network in Myanmar, which is now available to more than 15 million customers, representing two-thirds of Myanmar’s townships.
This important milestone significantly enhances users’ data experience and allows them to enjoy the internet even more with browsing speeds of up to 500 Mbps, which is three times faster than the previous mobile internet speed.
Sheikh Saud bin Nasser Al Thani, Group Chief Executive Officer, Ooredoo, said: “We are on a mission to enable customers across our footprint to access and enjoy the internet, and enhance their digital experience. Through our network modernisation programme, we have successfully brought 4G+ services to our customers in Myanmar, allowing individuals and businesses to take advantage of the host of new opportunities that faster internet can bring them.”
Vikram Sinha, CEO of Ooredoo Myanmar said: “We are proud to have delivered this upgrade to over 200 townships in such a short amount of time, making the fastest speeds available a daily reality for our customers. We have big plans for 2018 and are working hard for netowrk upgrade. We want our customers to be able to enjoy the best of the internet in a way that is personal and unique to them.”
With this upgrade, Ooredoo moves to the forefront of network technology in Myanmar, enabling customers to take advantage of the extra speeds and smooth browsing to stay in touch with their loved ones, enjoy live broadcasting, stream their favorite music, watch on-demand ultra HD videos and take part in real-time gaming.
Ooredoo is an international communications company operating across the Middle East, North Africa and Southeast Asia. Serving consumers and businesses in 10 countries, Ooredoo delivers the leading data experience through a broad range of content and services via its advanced, data-centric mobile and fixed networks.
Ooredoo served 138 million customers and generated revenues of USD 8.9 billion as of 31 December 2016. Its shares are listed on the Qatar Stock Exchange and the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange.
About Ooredoo Myanmar
Ooredoo, the mobile telecom operator bringing crystal clear voice calls and fast internet to Myanmar, announced the availability of its life-enriching services in August 2014. In June 2013 Ooredoo was awarded a licence to operate in Myanmar. The past twelve months have been spent laying the foundations for Ooredoo to become an integral part of the nation’s daily life. Ooredoo Myanmar offers a wide range of life-enriching, exciting and customer-friendly mobile communication services through its next generation network. These services provide a platform for human growth and empowerment and are designed to help people achieve their full potential and businesses run more efficiently.