MCIT issues new licences

19 Mar 2015

Myanmar’s telecoms regulator the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) has issued licences to eleven companies since the start of the year. Network Facilities Services (Individual) licences, which permit their holders to construct networks, lease access to service providers and to offer any type of public or private telecom service, have been awarded to Shwe Than Lwin Media (30 January), Elite Telecom (27 February) and Yatanarpon Teleport (YTP, 27 February). Meanwhile, Network Facilities (Class) licences have been awarded to: Global Technology (30 January), Myanmar Fiber Optic Communication Network (3 February), Pan Asia Majestic Eagle (3 February), Digicel Myanmar Tower Company (3 February), Irawaddy Green Towers (3 February), Apollo Towers Myanmar (3 February) and KDDI Summit Global Myanmar (25 February). Network Facilities (Class) concessions permit licensees to deploy and maintain passive infrastructure and to lease access to service providers.