Myanmar considering SEA-ME-WE 5 connection

12 Sep 2012

Myanmar’s Minister for Communications, Posts and Telegraph, U Thein Tun, has revealed that state-owned telco Myanmar Post and Telecommunication (MPT) is looking to improve its international connectivity by adding a link to the new SEA-ME-WE 5 undersea cable system. MPT currently has international links via the older SEA-ME-WE 3 undersea system and through overland routes to Thailand and China, and the company is looking to add another connection to improve its international bandwidth, which will in turn support the introduction of future 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) mobile services, the Myanmar Times reports.

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